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The Sacred Flame

European Sacred Music of the Renaissance and Baroque Eras

John Rutter Conductor
The Cambridge Singers
La Nuova Musica

COLCD 134

A treasure-trove of outstanding motets, including works by Bach, Buxtehude, Gabrieli, Ges­­­­ualdo, Monteverdi, Palestrina, Schütz and Sweelinck. All performed in glorious new recordings from the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best, joined here on disc for the first time by the acclaimed early music ensemble La Nuova Musica.

All works on this disc can be found in the European Sacred Music volume edited by John Rutter for the Oxford Choral Classics series published by Oxford University Press.

'There is no doubt that the European Sacred Music Choral Classics volume is one of the most important additions to the repertoire in this century.' Church Music Quarterly  

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Listing Track   Composer   Length Listen
01. Jubilate Deo   Giovanni Gabrieli   05:08
02. Beatus vir   Claudio Monteverdi   08:33
03. Christe, adoramus te   Claudio Monteverdi   03:02
04. Cantate Domino   Claudio Monteverdi   01:57
05. Sicut cervus   G. P. da Palestrina   03:15
06. Exsultate Deo   G. P. da Palestrina   02:12
07. Christus factus est   Felice Anerio   01:11
08. O vos omnes   Carlo Gesualdo   03:36
09. Timor et tremor   Orlande de Lassus   03:33
10. Ave verum Corpus   Orlande de Lassus   04:13
11. Laudate Dominum   J. P. Sweelinck   02:55
13. Magnificat   Dieterich Buxtehude   08:07
14. Jesu, dulcis memoria   T. L. de Victoria   01:56
15. O vos omnes   T. L. de Victoria   03:18
16. Crux fidelis   John IV, King of Portugal   02:35
17. Ave Maria   Josquin Desprez   06:07
18. Dixit Maria   H. L. Hassler   02:20
19. Psalm 100   Heinrich Schütz   04:23
20. Selig sind die Toten   Heinrich Schütz   04:11
21. O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht   J. S. Bach   04:52

 

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