Media Vita

Media vita & other liturgical works
John Sheppard
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi USA HMU 807509 [SACD-H]


    John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)
  1. Responsory: Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria / Respond and Prose at 2nd Vespers, Feast of Candlemas
  2. The Lord's Prayer
  3. Anthem: I give you a new commandment / John 13:34-35
  4. Antiphon: Media vita / Nunc dimittis Antiphon at Compline, 3rd & 4th Sundays in Lent
  5. Anthem: Christ rising again / Book of Common Prayer, 1549: Romans 6:9-11, 1 Corinthians 15:20-22
  6. Anthem: Haiste thee, o God / Psalm 70
  7. Hymn: Te Deum / 4th century Latin Hymn

Playing time: 70' 16"

stile antico:
Helen Ashby, Kate Ashby, Rebecca Hickey. sopranos
Emma Ashby, Eleanor Harries, Carris Jones. altos
Jim Clements, Julian Forbes, Andrew Griffiths, Benedict Hymas, tenors
Will Dawes, David Stuart, baritons
Oliver Hunt, Matthew O'Donovan, basses

Recording site and date:
All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England [March 2009];
Rel.: January 2010

Reviewed in:

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Classics Today 10/10, January 2010
Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik, Bestenliste II/2010

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