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Supersize Polyphony - Armonico Consort (choir, chorus); Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (choir, chorus)
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  1. Ecce beatam lucem
  2. Missa "Ecco si beato giorno", for 40 voices
  3. Ave generosa, hymn
  4. O virtus Sapientiae, antiphon
  5. O vos felices radices, antiphon for the patron saints & prophets
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  1. Ecce beatam lucem
  2. Missa "Ecco si beato giorno", for 40 voices
  3. Ave generosa, hymn
  4. O virtus Sapientiae, antiphon
  5. O vos felices radices, antiphon for the patron saints & prophets
  6. Spiritus sanctus vivificans vita, antiphon
  7. O nata lux de lumine, motet (hymn) for 5 voices, P. 209
  8. Spem in alium (Sarum plainchant)
  9. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299
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The title Supersize Polyphony here may seem an unwarranted intrusion of advertising-speak into the rarefied realm of Renaissance choral music, but it's apt enough. The 40-part motet Spem in alium by Thomas Tallis has always been something of a mystery among Renaissance compositions, seemingly unlike anything else in the repertory of the period. It became slightly less of a mystery when choirs learned of its likely derivation from a motet and mass by composer Alessandro Striggio, which expands to an even more mind-boggling ...

Supersize Polyphony 2019, Signum Classics

UPC: 635212056028

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