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Virgin and Child: Music from the Baldwin Partbooks II: Taverner - Fayrfax - Tallis - Sheppard

Contrapunctus, Owen Rees

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1
Gaude gloriosa Dei mater
Thomas Tallis; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
18:31
2
Mater Christi
John Taverner; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
6:50
3
Tota pulchra es
Robert White; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
5:28
4
Magnificat
Thomas Tallis; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
10:25
5
Videte miraculum
Thomas Tallis; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
9:55
6
Regina caeli
Robert White; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
3:19
7
Ave Dei patris filia
Robert Fayrfax; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
13:19
8
Verbum caro
John Sheppard; Contrapunctus; Owen Rees
7:29
Total Playing Time    75:16
"... Contrapunctus is the ideal group for this superb repertoire."
- Early Music Review

British early music consort Contrapunctus returns for the second release in a series centred on the Baldwin partbooks. John Baldwin was a member of the choir of St George’s chapel, Windsor and his transcriptions during the 1570s and 1580s constitute one of the greatest surviving collections of Marian polyphony, composed during the reigns of Henry VIII and Mary Tudor. This volume explores texts celebrating the Virgin and her child; Mary as mother of God. Led by Owen Rees, Contrapunctus couples passionate interpretations with authoritative insight and understanding.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Signum Records Studio Masters

Recorded at Church of St Michael and All Angels, Oxford, United Kingdom, April 2016
Produced by Adrian Peacock
Engineered by David Hinitt

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