Music for Compline

Music for Compline
Tallis - Byrd - Sheppard - White - Aston
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 907419 [CD]
Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 807419 [SACD-H]


    John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)
  1. Antiphon: Libera nos I & II

  2. Plainchant
  3. Antiphon: Salve nos, Domine

  4. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)
  5. Hymn: Christe, qui lux es et dies

  6. John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)
  7. Responsory: In pace in idipsum

  8. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
  9. Responsory: In manus tuas

  10. John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)
  11. Hymn: Jesu, salvator saeculi, verbum
  12. Responsory: In manus tuas I
  13. Responsory: In manus tuas II & III

  14. Plainchant
  15. Antiphon: Miserere mihi, Domine

  16. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
  17. Resposory: Miserere nostri, Domine

  18. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)
  19. Motet: Miserere mihi, Domine

  20. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
  21. Responsory: In pace in idipsum

  22. Robert White (c. 1538-1574)
  23. Hymn: Christe, qui lux es et dies, (.. setting)

  24. Plainchant
  25. Antiphon: Veni, Domine

  26. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)
  27. Canticle: Nunc dimittis, Graduala I

  28. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
  29. Hymn: Te lucis ante terminum, festal

  30. Hugh Aston (c. 1485-1558)
  31. Antiphon: Gaude, virgo mater Christi

Playing time: 74' 34"

stile antico:
Helen Ashby, Kate Ashby, Alison Hill, sopranos
Emma Ashby, Eleanor Harries, Carris Jones, Timothy Wayne-Wright, altos
Peter Asprey, Andrew Griffiths, Tom Herford, tenors
Oliver Hunt, Matthew O'Donovan, David Wright, basses

Recording site and date:
All Hallows Gospel Oak, London, England [April 2006];
Rel.: January 2007

Information from CD.

Diapason d'or de l'annee, 2007
Diapason d'or, February 2007
Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Bestenliste II/2007
Choc du Monde de la Musique, February 2007
2008 GRAMMY Nominee, Best Small Ensemble Performance
Classics Today 10/10, January 2007

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Richard C. Vervoorn