Palestrina / Allegri / Lotti

Palestrina / Allegri / Lotti
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Collins Classics 5009
Coro 16014

Contents:

  1. Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
  2. Palestrina: Stabat Mater
  3. Allegri: Miserere
  4. Lotti: Crucifixus

Playing time: 57'

Recording date: November, 1989

Besides the better-known Palestrina (c.1525-1594) & Allegri (1582-1652), Antonio Lotti (d.1740) was another composer who wrote in a late-Renaissance style despite the age in which he lived. His Crucifixus has long been a staple on Renaissance sampler discs.

Track numbers are not precise.

The Sixteen's more recent related programs:

Music from the Sistine Chapel
Allegri / Anerio / Palestrina / Marenzio
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Coro 16047
Palestrina, Volume 2
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Coro 16105
Palestrina, Volume 3
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Coro 16106
Palestrina, Volume 4
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Coro 16114
Palestrina, Volume 5
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Coro 16124

A recent recording devoted to Lotti:

Lotti: La vita caduca
Il compleso barocco - Alan Curtis
Virgin Veritas 45221

Some other "greatest hit" type collections from the later Renaissance and somewhat beyond:

Renaissance Masterpieces
Oxford Camerata - Jeremy Summerly
Naxos 8.550843
O Magnum Mysterium
Christmas Motets from Renaissance Europe
Fortuna - Patricia Petersen
Titanic 211
A Capella - Les Maîtres de la Polyphonie sacrée du XVe au XVIIe siècle
Miserere d'Allegri & Motets de Palestrina, Vittoria, Viadana
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine (Choeur d'enfants de l'Opéra National de Paris) - Gaël de Kerret
Forlane 16771
Heavenly Spheres - L'harmonie des sphères
Studio de Musique ancienne de Montréal - Christopher Jackson
CBC Records 1121

And a small selection of recordings of music from this era by the present ensemble:

The Rose & the Ostrich Feather
Music from the Eton Choirbook, Volume 1
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Collins Classics 1314
Sheppard: Church Music
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Hyperion 66259
Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Hyperion 66134
Tallis: Sacred Choral Works
Spem in Alium, Lamentations of Jeremiah, etc.
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Chandos Chaconne 0513
Sacred Music from Seventeenth Century Portugal
Melgás / Rebelo
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Collins Classics 1465
Philip & Mary
Music from the Anglo Spanish Court
The Sixteen - Harry Christophers
Collins Classics 1525

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Todd M. McComb