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Music for Compline ()

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composed by Anonymous, German, Gregorian Chant, John Sheppard, Plainchant, Robert White, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd

This gorgeous release by the young English unaccompanied vocal group Stile Antico would be worth your time and money simply for the quiet, perfectly intoned singing on display here. But the album accomplishes more than vocal virtuosity. Stile Antico presents music by three generations of English choral composers, all of it from the Catholic sphere and all of it written for the late-evening Compline services of the liturgical day. That programming decision results in a collection of music that wouldn't have been heard in the ...

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  1. Libera nos, 2 antiphons for chorus
  2. Salva nos, Domine (Antiphon)
  3. Christe qui lux es (a 5), motet for 5 voices (SATTB)
  4. In pace in idipsum for 4 voices
  5. In manus tuas, motet for 5 voices, P. 202
  6. Jesu Salvator Saeculi, Verbum for 6 voices
  7. In manus tuas Domine I for 4 voices (Passion Sunday)
  8. In manus tuas, for chorus
  9. Miserere mihi, Domine, gradual in mode 8
  10. Miserere nostri, motet for 7 voices, P. 207
  11. Miserere mihi, Domine, motet for 6 voices (SAATTB)
  12. In pace in idipsum, motet for 4 voices, P. 94
  13. Christe, qui lux es et dies
  14. Veni, Domine
  15. Nunc Dimittis servum tuam, motet for 5 voices (SATTB)
  16. Te lucis ante terminum (Procul recedant somnia) (I), motet for 5 voices, P. 214
  17. Gaude, virgo, mater Jesu Christe, motet
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Music for Compline
2007, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 093046741921

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