Performers: Charles Humphries (countertenor) Robert Harre-Jones (countertenor), Malcolm Smith (countertenor), Andrew Watts (countertenor), Steven Harrold (tenor), Julian Podger (tenor), Gerard O'Beirne (tenor), Angus Smith (tenor), Robert Evans (baritone), Charles Pott (baritone), Donald Greig (baritone), Henry Wickham (baritone), Simon Grant (bass), Francis Steele (bass), William Lyons (bass dulcian)
Playing time: 75'
Recording date: September 1997 (Northumberland)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 22/2- (November / December 1998)
This program is a hypothetical reconstruction of the funeral service performed for Philip II in the Cathedral of Toledo in 1598. The main items are the impressive funeral works of Cristóbal de Morales (c.1500-1553), performed with interspersed liturgical chant.
Also included is a concluding motet by Alonso Lobo (c.1555-1617)
The previous Morales recording by the present ensemble:
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