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Star of Heaven - The Eton Choirbook Legacy

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

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1.1
Nesciens mater (Plainchant)
Traditional; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
0:41
1.2
Nesciens mater
Walter Lambe; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
4:19
1.3
Nesciens mater
Joseph Phibbs; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
4:27
1.4
Ave Maria, mater Dei
William Cornysh; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
3:19
1.5
Ave Maria, mater Dei
Phillip Cooke; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; Julie Cooper; Emilia Morton
6:17
1.6
O Virgo prudentissima
James MacMillan; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; Julie Cooper; Joshua Cooter; Simon Berridge; Jeremy Budd; George Pooley
12:42
1.7
Stella caeli
Walter Lambe; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
6:26
1.8
Stella caeli
Marco Galvani; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
6:00
1.9
Salve Regina
Robert Wylkynson; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers
14:04
Hallowed  
1.10
I. In Blessing
Stephen Hough; Harry Christophers; The Sixteen
1:34
1.11
II. Staying the Night in a Mountain Temple
Stephen Hough; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; Jeremy Budd
1:19
1.12
III. Song of the Earth
Stephen Hough; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; Charlotte Mobbs
2:21
1.13
IV. Pater noster
Stephen Hough; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; Ban Davies
3:17
Total Playing Time    66:46
The Eton Choirbook is famous – and important – because it uniquely preserves some of the most spectacular music composed in Britain before the age of Purcell and Handel. Had this book not survived, literally dozens of superb pieces would have been irretrievably lost; among them would have been the ones by Walter Lambe, William Cornysh and Robert Wylkynson on this album. Whilst the book itself is of huge historic significance, its legacy is immeasurable, informing and influencing scores of composers and performers for more than 500 years. This unique recording emphasizes that legacy with the premiere of four new works by contemporary composers all commissioned by the Genesis Foundation and all inspired by the works from the Eton Choirbook alongside which they sit. This album also features Stephen Hough’s stunning exploration of faith worldwide—Hallowed—which was commissioned for The British Museum’s ‘Living with Gods’ exhibition.
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