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Tenebrae: Requiem Mass 1605

Song NameComposer
Lesson: Taedet anima meaTomas Luis de Victoria
Introit: Requiem aeternam
Kyrie
Gradual: Requiem aeternam
Offertory: Domine, Jesu Christe
Sanctus & Benedictus
Agnus Dei
Communion: Lux aeterna
Motet: Versa est in luctum
Responsory: Libera me, Domine
Lamentations Ieremiae Prophetae

Directed by Nigel Short

Tomas Luis de Victoria s requiem mass for six voices, written in 1603 and published in 1605, is a masterpiece. It is one of a handful of large-scale works which enjoys mainstream appeal in the 21st century. For many, it represents what Renaaissance polyphony is, what it sounds and feels like, and how expressive it can be. The disc also features two well-known works by Victoria s contemporary Alonso Lobo. The performance comes from the renowned professional chamber choir Tenebra, led by Nigel Short, following their recent BBC Music Magazine nominated recording of Francis Poulen s Figure Humaine.

Item code: 5981C | 1 CD | $16.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | England
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