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Boston Camerata: Mediaevel Christmas

Song NameComposer
Isiah's Prophecy
The Sybil's Prohecy - Iudicii Signum
Conductis - Adest Sponsus
Clausula - Oiet, Virgines
Hymn - Domino
Lauda - Conditor Alme Siderum
Reading - Verbum Caro Factum
Organum - On Frymae Was Word
Reading - Ludea Et IberusalemGeoffrey Chaucer
Hymn - Gedonis Area
Sacred Song - O Maria, Feu MAire
Prosa - Ave Maria
Responsory - Gaude MAria
Hymn - Joseph, Liber Nefe Min
Conductus With Refrain - Congaudes Hodie, in Dulci Jubilo
Hymn - In Dulci Jubilo
Reading - Hand By We Shule Us Take
Conductus - Lux Hodie.. Orientis Partibus

Directed by Joel Cohen

This recortding is one of several in the highly successfule series of Christmas recordings from this fine ensemble. The music on this collection spans seven centuries (12th to 19th) and offers a wide and diverse range of compositions. Director Joel Cohen opens with a Hebrew cantillation of "Isaiah's Prophecy" of the comming of the Messiah, moves on to a 10th-century Spanish setting of a sibylline prophecy, and then takes us to 12th-century Provence with "Adest Pronsus". The performances are always stylish and captivating.... a treasure and essential to your collection.

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Item code: 8471C | 1 CD | $11.95 |add item to cart
Choral  | Primarily a cappella | Mixed | United States
2-71315

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