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Cambridge Singers: Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Song NameComposer
Alleluia, Haec DiesWilliam Byrd
Easter Sequence
Dum Transisset SabbatumJohn Taverner
SanctusGiovanni Palestrina
Exsultate DeoGiovanni Palestrina
Easter Acclamations, Surrexit Cristus Hodie
Before The Ending Of The DaySamuel Scheidt
In PaceJohn Sheppard
Into Thy Hands, O Lord
Ubi CaritasMaurice Durufle
Keep Me As The Apple Of An Eye And Nunc Dimittis
O Christ, Who Art The Light And DayRobert Whyte
We Will Lay Us Down In Peace/ Libera Nos, Salva NosJohn Sheppard

Directed by John Rutter

A ruined English abbey silhouetted against a setting sun and a rising full moon graces the cover of "Brother Sun, Sister Moon." The extensive liner notes point out how much more in touch with the natural rhythms of day and night were the builders of the abbey, and the writers of the sacred Christian music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, in comparison to life in the 21st century. John Rutter directs the 30-member Cambridge Singers in Gregorian chants and polyphonic sacred music by such composers as William Byrd, John Taverner, Palestrina, Scheidt, Sheppard, Durufle and Robert Whyte, divided into two groups: "Music of the Morning Rite" and "Music of the Evening Rite." Meditative and uplifting!

Item code: 7103C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | England
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