The Liberation of the Gothic

The Liberation of the Gothic
Florid Polyphony by Thomas Ashwell and John Browne
Ensemble Graindelavoix - Björn Schmelzer
Glossa Platinum 32115


    John Browne (fl.c.1480-1505)
  1. Salve regina

  2. Thomas Ashwell (c.1478-c.1527): Missa Ave Maria
  3. Gloria
  4. Credo
  5. Sanctus
  6. Agnus Dei

  7. John Browne
  8. Stabat mater

  9. Anon., 13th c. (digital version only)
  10. Kyrie "Rex virginum"

Performers: Anne-Kathryn Olsen (soprano), Carine Tinney (soprano), Razek-François Bitar (alto), Tomás Maxé (alto), Albert Riera (tenor), Andrés Miravete (tenor), Marius Peterson (tenor), Arnout Malfliet (bass)

Playing time: 80' (or 87')

Recording date: October 2017 (Belgium); released: 2018

Information from distributor. (The digital version appears to include an additional track, for a total of 87', as noted.)

Previous recordings including Ashwell masses:

La Quinta essentia
Palestrina / Lassus / Ashewell
Huelgas Ensemble - Paul Van Nevel
Harmonia Mundi 901922
Ashwell / Aston: Two Tudor Masses for the Cardinal
Christ Church Cathedral Choir - Stephen Darlington
Metronome 1030/31

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Todd M. McComb