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Choral Music - Music from the Eton Choirbook (Tonus Peregrinus, Pitts)

Composer(s):
Artist(s) Tonus Peregrinus, Choir • Pitts, Antony, Conductor
Period(s) Renaissance (1400-1600)
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - Sacred
Catalogue 8.572840
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
 
 
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The Eton Choirbook is a giant 500 year-old manuscript from Eton College Chapel, and one of the greatest surviving glories of pre-Reformation England. This recording features the earliest polyphonic Passion by a named composer, two heartrending motets for five and six voices, two thrilling settings of the Magnificat, and an extraordinary canon in 13 parts, Jesus autem transiens. The ensemble TONUS PEREGRINUS has been widely acclaimed, not least for its “richly sung and very well recorded” programme of Orlando Gibbons, L’Estrange, and Pitts. (The Penguin Guide on 8.557681)


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Review By Steven Ritter,Audiophile Audition,June 2013

The performances are first rate, and the Church of St. Alban’s captured very well in a recording that is a sterling addition to any Renaissance collection, and also makes a fine introduction to the music of the Eton composers. © 2013 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



Review By Steven Ritter,Audiophile Audition,June 2013

The performances are first rate, and the Church of St. Alban’s captured very well in a recording that is a sterling addition to any Renaissance collection, and also makes a fine introduction to the music of the Eton composers. © 2013 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



Review By Steven Ritter,Audiophile Audition,June 2013

The performances are first rate, and the Church of St. Alban’s captured very well in a recording that is a sterling addition to any Renaissance collection, and also makes a fine introduction to the music of the Eton composers. © 2013 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



Review By Steven Ritter,Audiophile Audition,June 2013

The performances are first rate, and the Church of St. Alban’s captured very well in a recording that is a sterling addition to any Renaissance collection, and also makes a fine introduction to the music of the Eton composers. © 2013 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



Review By Steven Ritter,Audiophile Audition,June 2013

The performances are first rate, and the Church of St. Alban’s captured very well in a recording that is a sterling addition to any Renaissance collection, and also makes a fine introduction to the music of the Eton composers. © 2013 Audiophile Audition Read complete review








 

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