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Heavenly Harmonies

Stile Antico

The most striking feature of these performances is how wonderfully varied they are. In some pieces… the presentational style almost enters the realm of musical theatre, while in Tallis's God... More…

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Spem in alium

Music for Monarchs and Magnates

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Spem is literally a surround-sound piece, so this recording, the first to use the latest technology in new audio formats, gets closer than most. The Sixteen (enlarged to the requisite 40) have... More…

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Byrd: Complete Consort Music

Phantasm, Laurence Dreyfus

Laurence Dreyfus (himself something of a Renaissance man), combines rigorous intellect with sensitive musicianship...Ensemble and intonation are flawless; keen rhythms and feather-light bowing... More…

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The Phoenix Rising

The Carnegie Trust & the revival of Tudor Church Music

Stile Antico

The expertise of the Stile Antico group in this repertory is not in doubt and, as always, these singers give us splendid performances. Gibbon's O Clap Your Hand, for example, has a sure-footed... More…

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Puer natus est

Tudor Music for Advent & Christmas

Stile Antico

Conductorless Stile Antico may be, but they could never be accused of lacking direction or clear-sighted commitment to the works on this generously-filled album...The approach encourages long-range... More…

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Tune thy Musicke to Thy Hart

Tudor & Jacobean music for private devotion

Stile Antico & Fretwork

a varied treasure trove of seldom heard but extremely affecting music, nicely sung and spliced together with some darkly-glittering string In Nomines played by Fretwork...[They] easily persuade... More…

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Trevor Pinnock - Journey

Two Hundred Years of Harpsichord

Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)

Pinnock's programme is rich in expressive contrasts. More…

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Where late the sweet birds sang

Magnificat, Philip Cave

The subtle hues of the choir, an elite corps from Winchester Cathedrals, are particularly impressive in Byrd's Lamentation, a piece in which voicing gives the music its momentum. Yet the beauty... More…

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The Tudors At Prayer: Magnificat

Magnificat, Philip Cave

Cave creates some revelatory readings...For clarity, nuance and intimacy, Magnificat's 18 vocalists are unmatched. They sustain lines of eye-popping length, delicately articulating imitative... More…

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The Christmas Story

Theatre of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier

Ranging from plainchant and motets to 17th Century dialogues and contemporary carol settings, it sounds like it may come across as a bit of a hotchpotch. But it doesn’t at all and with singing... More…

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This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

This release includes a digital booklet