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The Legend of Sacred Music CD

The Legend of Sacred Music CD

Over 2 1/2 hours of sacred music, featuring 35 top selections spanning four centuries, from Allegri's Miserere to Barber's Agnus Dei.

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2008 Virgin Classics

Requiem Mass: Dies irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Gulbenkian Foundation Chorus Lisbon,  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra; Michel Corboz, conductor

Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Winchester Cathedral Choir; David Hill, conductor

Dixit Dominus, HWV 232: Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel
English Chamber Orchestra,  Cambridge King's College Choir; Sir Philip Ledger, conductor

Miserere mei Deus by Gregorio Allegri
Taverner Consort; Andrew Parrott, conductor

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields,  Cambridge King's College Choir; Sir David Willcocks, conductor

Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339: Laudate Dominum by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

Crucifixus a 10 by Antonio Lotti
Taverner Consort; Andrew Parrott, conductor

Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Gloria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Ghent Collegium Vocale,; Philippe Herreweghe, conductor

Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 by Gabriel Fauré
Winchester Cathedral Choir; David Hill, conductor

Messa di Gloria: Kyrie by Giacomo Puccini
Gulbenkian Foundation Chorus Lisbon, Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra; Michel Corboz, conductor

Requiem in D minor, K 626: Kyrie by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
London Heinrich Schütz Choir, London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, conductor

Requiem in D minor, K 626: Lacrymosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
London Heinrich Schütz Choir, London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, conductor

The Creation, H 21 no 2: The heavens are telling by Franz Joseph Haydn
Hans-Peter Blochwitz (Tenor), Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Bass), Sudfunkchor, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

German Mass in F major, D 872: Sanctus "Helig! helig! helig!" by Franz Schubert
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus; Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor

Songs (6), Op. 48: no 4, Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur by Ludwig van Beethoven
New Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Chorus; Wilhelm Pitz, conductor

Elijah, Op. 70: And then shall your light break forth by Felix Mendelssohn
Düsseldorf Städtischer Musikvereins Chorus, Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra; James Conlon, conductor

Motets (4) on Gregorian themes, Op. 10: no 1, Ubi caritas by Maurice Duruflé
Winchester Cathedral Choir; David Hill, conductor

Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Magali Dami (Soprano), Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble,  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble; Michel Corboz, conductor

Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Magali Dami (Soprano), Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble, Lausanne Vocal Ensemble; Michel Corboz, conductor

Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor

Stabat mater: Sancta mater by Gioachino Rossini
Véronique Gens (Soprano), Gérard Lesne (Countertenor), Seminario Musicale

Gloria in D major, RV 589: Gloria in excelsis Deo by Antonio Vivaldi
Taverner Consort; Andrew Parrott, conductor

Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great": Et incarnatus est by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra; Raymond Leppard, conductor

Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
London Heinrich Schütz Choir, London Classical Players; Roger Norrington, conductor

Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus by Gioachino Rossini
Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Eric Ericson, conductor

Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Laurence Dale (Tenor), French National Radio Chorus,  French National Radio Orchestra; Georges Prêtre, conductor

Gloria in G major: Laudamus te by Francis Poulenc
Catherine Dubosc (Soprano), Westminster Singers, City of London Sinfonia; Richard Hickox, conductor

Quattro pezzi sacri: Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Stockholm Chamber Choir, Swedish Radio Chorus; Riccardo Muti, conductor

St. John Passion, BWV 245: no 58, Es ist vollbracht by Johann Sebastian Bach
Stephanie Blythe (Mezzo Soprano), Hantaï (Viola da gamba); Orchestre de Paris Ensemble; John Nelson, conductor 

St. John Passion, BWV 245: no 67, Ruhet wohl, ihr heilgen Gebeine by Johann Sebastian BachTaverner Consort; Andrew Parrott, conductor

Coronation Anthems (4): no 1, HWV 258 "Zadok the priest" by George Frideric Handel
English Chamber Orchestra, Cambridge King's College Choir; Sir Philip Ledger, conductor

German Requiem, Op. 45: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen by Johannes Brahms
Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble, Lausanne Vocal Ensemble; Michel Corboz, conductor

Ave Maria by Sergei Rachmaninov
Swedish Radio Chorus; Tönu Kaljuste, conductor

Magnificat by Arvo Pärt
Winchester Cathedral Choir; David Hill, conductor

Notre Père, Op. 14 by Maurice Duruflé
Orféon Donostiarra; Michel Plasson, conductor