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Advent & Christmas from the Sistine Chapel
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo)
Sistine Chapel Choir, Massimo Palombella
Everything here is sung with extreme subtlety and a delicacy which rather confounded my expectations. Palombella (who, like all his predecessors in the role, is ordained in Holy Orders) clearly... — More…
Music of Tomás Luis de Victoria
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
Harry Christophers's love of Victoria suffuses this sumptuous recording...the seamless plainsong, searing climaxes, subtle dynamic shading and responsiveness to text is captivating. The fit between... — More…
Carlos Mena (countertenor), Juan Carlos Rivera (lute, vihuela) & Francisco Rubio Gallego (cornet)
It needs a special voice to focus the attention so clearly on itself, and Mena’s fits the bill. He has an extraordinary range…I suspect that those who dislike the ‘churchy’ manner in which the... — More…
Anna Steppler (organ)
Choir of Merton College, Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas & Peter Phillips
At the heart of this Advent service is a set of seven antiphons specially commissioned from seven composers for Merton College chapel. They work splendidly as a sequence...Peter Phillips and... — More…
50 pieces from 6th to 20th centuries
Richard Wistreich (bass), The York Waits, The Choirs of Prinknash and Stanbrook Abbeys, Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band, Sneak's Noyse, Caroline Trevor (contralto), The Rose Consort of Viols, Kate Eckersley (soprano), Tim Laycock (vocals), Sun Life Stanshawe Band, Dartington Hall Handbells, Dartington...