Marenzio: Missa supero Iniquos odio habui

Marenzio: Missa supero Iniquos odio habui & motets
Claritas - James Grossmith
Etcetera KTC 1225


  1. Iniquos odio habui
  2. Missa super Iniquos odio habui: Kyrie
  3. Missa super Iniquos odio habui: Gloria
  4. O quam gloriosa est regnum
  5. Salve Regina
  6. Hodie Christus natus est
  7. O sacrum convivium
  8. Dum esset summus Pontifex
  9. Magnificat
  10. O Rex gloriae
  11. Gaudent in coelis
  12. Laudate Dominum
  13. Jubilate Deo
  14. Hodie Beata Virgo Maria
  15. Tribus miraculis
  16. Cantantibus organis
  17. Cantate Domino canticum novum

Performers: Claritas [Charlotte Kirby (soprano), Alexandra Barrett (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Samuel Barrett (bass) - Choir 1; Sarah Pickersgill (soprano), Mythili Vamadevan (alto), Alexander Jupp (tenor), Andrew Kidd (bass) - Choir II].

Playing time: 64:03

Recording date: 1999

This recording commemorates the four-hundredth anniversary of the death of Luca Marenzio (1553-1599). Best known as a madrigalist, he also wrote a considerable amount of sacred works, many of which are recorded here. Marenzio traveled frequently and at one point in his career served under King Sigismund III of Poland, where many of his extant works, such as the incomplete Missa super Iniquos odio habui were published. The motets are taken from his Motecta festorum totius anni (1585) and Sacrae Cantiones (published posthumously in 1616).

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Christopher Schifani