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Music for Saint Katherine of Alexandria ()

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composed by Anonymous, Byttering, Gregorian Chant, John Dunstable, Robert Driffelde, Sarum Chant, Walter Frye

Saint Katherine of Alexandria may or may not have actually existed, but the tale of the imprisoned 17-year-old Christian martyr was catnip to medieval Christians, and the English cult of devotion to this saint (ca. 287-ca. 305) was in full swing in the era of Dunstaple and his contemporaries. This puts it right in the sweet spot of England's Binchois Consort and its conductor, Andrew Kirkman. Katherine was represented in quite a number of alabaster sculptures of the time, and Kirkman takes the unusual step of employing a ...

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  1. Missa Nobilis et pulchra
  2. En Katerina solennia / Virginalis concio
  3. Virgo Flagellatur (School of Perotinus)
  4. Pulchra es et decora, filia Hierusalem, antiphon
  5. Gaude virgo Katerina, sequence for 3 voices, MB 52
  6. Sanctus & Benedictus "Regnum mundi"
  7. Virgo flagellatur
  8. Agnus Dei "Eructavit cor meum"
  9. Salve scema sanctitatis, isorhythmic motet for 4 voices, MB 30
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Music for Saint Katherine of Alexandria
2019, Hyperion

UPC: 034571282749


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