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Cantus: Against The Dying Of The Light

Song NameComposer


Hymnus Jean Sibelius


O Vos OmnesCasals


Sunt Lacrimae Rerum Orff


Varjele, Jumala, Soasta Veijo Tormis


Absalon, fili miJosquin Desprez


Sydameni laulu Jean Sibelius


Grab und Mond Schubert


Two Laments on Dylan ThomasJennings


De Profundis Madetoja


Alleluia Randall Thompson


InvocationDebussy


Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil) Samuel Barber

The 11 men who form the acclaimed Woodbury, MN-based Cantus bring us another perfectly crafted collection of sacred choral music. "Against" includes Sibelius' "Hymnus," Casals' "O Vos Omnes, Orff's Sunt Lacrimae Rerum, Tormis' Varjele, Jumala, soasta, Josquin's Absalon, fili mi, Sibelius' Sydameni Laulu," Schubert's "Grab und Mond," Jennings' "Two Laments on Dylan Thomas," Madetoja's "De Profundus," Thompson's "Alleluia," Debussy's "Invocation" and Barber's "Heaven-Haven." The CD is beautifully packaged, with a small book of all the lyrics poetically presented. One of the best male choruses in the world brings us a gift of timeless spiritual music-music that takes us to another reality, a place of benediction, praise and worship.

Item code: 6761C | 1 CD | $15.98 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | United States
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