Morales: Choral Works

Cristóbal de Morales
Magnificat - Motets
Pro Cantione Antiqua & Instrumentalists of the Early Music Consort of London - Bruno Turner, dir.
DG Archiv Produktion 2533 321 [LP]


    Cristóbal de Morales
  1. Magnificat secundi toni a 4-6 voices (10:20)
  2. Motet: Emendemus in melius for 5 voices (5:56)
  3. Motet: Andreas Christi famulus for 8 voices (6:55)

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  5. Motet: Jubilate Deo omnis terra for 6 voices (6:25)
  6. Motet: Lamentabatur Jacob for 5 voices (10:51)
  7. Motet: Pastores, dicite, quidnam vidistis? (4:11)

Playing time: 45'10"

Pro Cantione Antiqua, London [James Bowman (counter-tenor), Keith Davis (counter-tenor), Paul Esswood (counter-tenor), Kevin Smith (counter-tenor), John Elwes (tenor), James Griffett (tenor), James Lewington (tenor), Stephen Roberts (tenor), Mark Brown (bass), Brian Etheridge (bass), Michael George (bass), David Thomas (bass)] - Bruno Turner, dir.
[1], [4] with instrumentalists of The Early Music Consort of London [Michael Laird (cornett, alto coirnett), Ian Wilson (cornett), Roger Brenner (alto sackbut, tenor sackbut), Alan Lumsden (tenor cornett, tenor sackbut, tenor recorder), Martin Nicholls (bass sackbut), David Munrow (alto shawm, bass shawm)]

Recording site and date: School Chapel, Charter House Boys College, Godalming, Surrey, UK [04/1975]

[1]-[2], [5] Archiv 2523 070 [LPx6] Geistliche Musik der Renaissance

Archiv 445 667-2 [CDx7] The flowering of Renaissance choral music - Geistliche Musik der Renaissance - Musique sacrée de la Renaissance

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 54/644-1167 (january 1977)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Comments: Information from owned CD reissue and inspected LP. Further information from Matthew B. Tepper's owned LP and Pierre-F. Roberge owned CDs compilation.

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