Sounds Sublime - Christopher Glynn (piano); Christopher Purves (bass); Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet); Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano);...
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  1. Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Magnificat anima mea Dominum
  2. Ave Maria, gratia plena, motet for 8 voices & organ
  3. Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618
  4. Iste confessor, motet for soprano, chorus & organ in G major
  5. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299
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  1. Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Magnificat anima mea Dominum
  2. Ave Maria, gratia plena, motet for 8 voices & organ
  3. Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618
  4. Iste confessor, motet for soprano, chorus & organ in G major
  5. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299
  6. Man that is born of a woman, anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, chorus & organ, Z. 27
  7. Thou know'st, Lord (1st version of 1st setting), anthem for chorus & organ, Z. 58a
  8. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258
  9. Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen
  10. Crucifixus à 8
  11. Hymns (2) to the Mother of God, for chorus
  12. Te Deum: Te gloriosus Apostolorum
  13. The Lark, incidental music for countertenor, chorus & percussion: Spring Song
  14. Le cantique des cantiques, for unaccompanied voices: La voix du bien-aimé
  15. Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: Pie Jesu
  16. Sept répons des ténèbres, for child soprano, men's & children's choruses & orchestra, FP 181: Una hora
  17. Hymn of St. Columba (Regis regum rectissimi), for chorus & organ
  18. Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54
  19. Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54: I will sing unto the Lord
  20. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Quoniam tu solus sanctus
  21. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Cum Sancto Spiritu
  22. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  23. Vesperae solennes de confessore for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 339: Laudate Dominum
  24. Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus
  25. Missa Papae Marcelli, for 6 voices
  26. Deus in Auditorium
  27. O Domine Jesu Christe, motet for 6 voices
  28. Libera nos, salve nos (I), for 7 voices
  29. Mass, for double chorus: Agnus Dei
  30. The Lamb, for chorus
  31. Versa est in luctum, motet for 6 voices (Missa Pro defunctis II)
  32. Agnus Dei, for chorus (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
  33. Advance Democracy, for double chorus
  34. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah
  35. Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Chorus. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
  36. Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & continuo in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo
  37. Cantata No. 50, "Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft" (incomplete), BWV 50 (BC A194): Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft
  38. Samson, oratorio, HWV 57: Let the bright seraphim
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British choir the Sixteen is billed as being among "the Voices of Classic FM," the impressively successful British independent classical radio network. This mixed-gender adult group of (natch) 16 voices performs music ranging from the early English Renaissance to Mozart and, on occasion, the Romantics. An objection to their style might be that they tend to sound similar in all these repertories. This double-CD "essential collection" tends to reinforce that idea, but it also showcases the group's considerable strengths. To ...

Sounds Sublime 2009, Coro

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