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Sixteen: Tomas Luis de Victoria - Requiem 1605

Song NameComposer
Salve ReginaTomas Luis de Victoria
Ave Regina caelorumTomas Luis de Victoria
Nigra sumTomas Luis de Victoria
Quam pulchri suntTomas Luis de Victoria
Trahe me post te Tomas Luis de Victoria
Ave Regina caelorum aTomas Luis de Victoria
Taedet animam meamTomas Luis de Victoria
Missa pro defunctis a 6 IntroitTomas Luis de Victoria
KyrieTomas Luis de Victoria
GradualTomas Luis de Victoria
OffertoryTomas Luis de Victoria
Sanctus & BenedictusTomas Luis de Victoria
Agnus Dei Tomas Luis de Victoria
CommunionTomas Luis de Victoria
Funeral motet: Versa est in luctumTomas Luis de Victoria
Responsory: Libera meTomas Luis de Victoria

Directed by Harry Christophers

This new recording features the celebrated Requiem of 1605, Victoria's final composition, a work of beguiling beauty and sumptuous simplicity. It can be seen as the summation of both his art and the Spanish Renaissance tradition. The beautiful plainsong on which it is structured can be heard arching through the texture, forming a delicate and sinuous line throughout. Subtly accompanied by a chamber organ and bajon, it is recorded here with the same forces as may well have performed it originally in the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales. The Requiem is preceded by Marian Antiphons interspersed with three motets setting texts from the Song of Songs.

7911C | 1 CD | $16.98 |add item to cart| A Cappella | Early Music  | Mixed | England
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