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Oxford New College Choir
Nicholas Ludford

Song NameComposer
Antienne Ave cuius conceptioNicholas Ludford
Introit: Salve sancta ParensNicholas Ludford
Gloria in excelsis DeoNicholas Ludford
Graduel: Benedicta et venerabilisNicholas Ludford
Alleluia: Post partum Virgo inviolata AlleluiaNicholas Ludford
Credo in unum DeumNicholas Ludford
Offertoire: Ave Maria, gratia plenaNicholas Ludford
Sanctus et BenedictusNicholas Ludford
Communion: Beata visceraNicholas Ludford
Agnus DeiNicholas Ludford
Antienne Domine Jesu ChristeNicholas Ludford

Directed by Edward Higginbottom

The deeply expressive music of Nicholas Ludford (c. 1485-1557) has been re-discovered only relatively recently. Few composers of his stature - comparable to that of John Taverner - have been so comprehensively and so unjustly ignored for nearly fi ve centuries. Recorded in the glorious acoustic of Saint-Martin de Hoff, Sarrebourg - a perfect environment for this extraordinary music - the disc features the Missa benedicta et venerabilis, one of Ludford's most accomplished festal Masses, with its plainsong propers, and two of his extended votive antiphons: Domine Jesu Christe and Ave cuius conceptio. Under the leadership of Edward Higginbottom, the Choir of New College, Oxford, has gained a worldwide reputation and is known particularly for its stylish performances of Renaissance and Baroque music

Item code: 8909C | 1 CD | $18.95 add item to cart
Choral | Male | England

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