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James MacMillan: Since it was the Day of Preparation - Brindley Sherratt (bass); Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo); Gabriella Dall'Olio (harp); Hebrides Ensemble; Stephen Stirling (horn);...
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  1. Since It Was the Day of Preparation, for bass, vocal quartet, clarinet, horn, cello, harp & theorbo
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This work, which forms something of a trilogy with two earlier Passion settings of composer James MacMillan, takes up the period of time after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It follows, as MacMillan has in earlier works, the pattern set down by the long tradition of Passion music running back to Heinrich Schütz and Bach, comprising declamatory, but in no way dry, solo text exposition interspersed with polyphonic choral writing in a Renaissance style (several with texts by the French Renaissance cleric Jean Tisserand). The ...

James MacMillan: Since it was the Day of Preparation 2016, Delphian

UPC: 801918341687