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Wydawnictwo: Signum Classics
Nr katalogowy: SIGCD 481
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: luty 2017
EAN: 635212048122
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Epoka muzyczna: współczesna, barok
Obszar (język): angielski
Instrumenty: organy,
Rodzaj: pieśń, hymn

Byrd / Britten: Choral Music

Signum Classics - SIGCD 481
The Choir of Jesus College / Mark Williams
Jordan Wong, Bertie Baigent, organ
Julia Sinclair, Sapphire Armitage, Dorothy Hoskins soprano
Nagrody i rekomendacje
Classical Music
William Byrd:
O Lord, make thy servant, Elizabeth our Queen
Nunc dimittis
Ave verum corpus
Laudibus in sanctis
Praise our Lord, all ye gentiles
The Queen’s Alman
Quomodo cantabimus

Benjamin Britten:
A Hymn of St Columba
Jubilate Deo
Hymn to St Peter
Missa Brevis
Te Deum in C
Led by Mark Williams, the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge continue their critically-praised series of recordings on Signum with this new recording of works by British composers Britten and Byrd. William Byrd and Benjamin Britten, their respective careers separated by about three hundred and fifty years, share one very significant characteristic. They were both, in quite different ways, outsiders. As a devout Catholic existing within an alien environment – a state which ultimately viewed Catholicism as the equivalent of sedition – Byrd was obliged to pursue a kind of double life, expressing his spiritual exile in music of emotional intensity. Like Byrd, Britten became highly regarded by the establishment for his artistic achievements, but reservations regarding his homosexuality prevented his complete acceptance. Both his pacifism and his sexual orientation made him an outsider.

Recorded in the Chapel of Jesus College, Cambridge, 27-30 June 2016

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