The Sixteen: Sounds Sublime

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Label: CORO
Catalog: COR16073
Format: CD

Disc: 1 1. Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Magnificat anima mea Dominum 2. Ave Maria, gratia plena, motet for 8 voices & organ 3. Ave verum Corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618 4. Iste confessor, motet for soprano, chorus & organ in G major 5. Spem in Alium (also set as 'Sing and glorify'), motet for 40 voices, P. 299 6. Man that is born of a woman, anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, chorus & organ, Z. 27 7. Thou know'st, Lord (1st version of 1st setting), anthem for chorus & organ, Z. 58a 8. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 258 9. Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem), for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen 10. Crucifixus a 8 Voix 11. Hymns (2) to the Mother of God, for chorus 12. Te Deum: Te gloriosus Apostolorum 13. The Lark, incidental music for countertenor, chorus & percussion: Spring Song 14. Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48: Pie Jesu 15. Sept répons des ténèbres, for child soprano, men's & children's choruses & orchestra, FP 181: Una hora 16. Hymn of St. Columba (Regis regum rectissimi), for chorus & organ 17. Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54 18. Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54: I will sing unto the Lord 19. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Quoniam tu solus sanctus 20. Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Cum Sancto Spiritu Disc: 2 1. Solomon, oratorio, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba 2. Vesperae solennes de confessore for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 339: Laudate Dominum 3. Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus 4. Missa Papae Marcelli, for 6 voices 5. Deus in Auditorium 6. O Domine Jesu Christe, motet for 6 voices 7. Libera Nos, Salve Nos I for 7 voices 8. Mass, for double chorus: Agnus Dei 9. The Lamb, for chorus 10. Versa est in luctum, motet for 6 voices (Missa Pro defunctis II) 11. Agnus Dei, for chorus (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 12. Advance Democracy, for double chorus 13. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Hallelujah 14. Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,' BWV 147 (BC A174): Chorus. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben 15. Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & continuo in D major, RV 589: Gloria 16. Cantata No. 50, 'Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft' (incomplete), BWV 50 (BC A194): Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft 17. Samson, oratorio, HWV 57: Let the bright seraphim

The Sixteen - Sounds Sublime 'The Essential Collection' A collection of some of the most celebrated recordings from Harry Christophers and his award-winning ensemble. Equally appealing to fans of The Sixteen and those who are new to the group, this disc provides a definitive collection of familiar classics and lesser-known treasures. Always Sublime…Always Captivating…Always The Sixteen “Astounding music all, all astoundingly performed…” INTERNATIONAL RECORD REVIEW

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