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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Vol. 1 - The Sixteen; Harry Christophers (conductor)
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  1. Salve Regina (unspecified of 5)
  2. Assumpta es Maria, motet for 6 voices
  3. Missa Assumpta est Maria, for 6 voices
  4. Ave regina coelorum, motet for 8 voices (from Motets Book III)
  5. Tota pulchra es, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum)
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  1. Salve Regina (unspecified of 5)
  2. Assumpta es Maria, motet for 6 voices
  3. Missa Assumpta est Maria, for 6 voices
  4. Ave regina coelorum, motet for 8 voices (from Motets Book III)
  5. Tota pulchra es, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum)
  6. Vulnerasti cor meum, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book IV from Canticis canticorum)
  7. Sicut lilium inter spinas, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book I)
  8. Diffusa est gratia, offertory for 5 voices (from Complete Offertories)
  9. Assumpta est, offertory for 5 voices (from Complete Offertories)
  10. Ave Maria, motet (unspecified of 5)
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If one word springs to mind while listening to the a cappella choral music of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, it is purity, and one of the leading choral groups best suited to conveying that purity is the Sixteen, directed by Harry Christophers. This sublime vocal ensemble has perfected its blend of voices and developed such a transparent ensemble tone, it's difficult to imagine any other choir that can surpass it in this music, often regarded as the ideal of Renaissance counterpoint. In this first volume of a series of ...

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Vol. 1 2011, Coro

UPC: 828021609121

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