100 Best Sacred Music - 6CDs


 

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Super-budget collection from Warner, 2017, of sacred choral favourites from the EMI catalogue.

CD1

Byrd - Ave Verum Corpus - King's College Choir, Cambridge conducted by Sir David Willcocks

Palestrina – Tu est Petrus - King's College Choir, Cambridge conducted by Sir David Willcocks

Victoria - O Ildephonse - Pro Cantione Antiqua conducted by Bruno Turner

Palestrina - Salve Regina - Chanticleer

Jerusalem - Responsorio Segundo de S. S. José - Chanticleer

Tallis – O nata lux - King's College Choir, Cambridge conducted by Sir Philip Ledger

Gabrieli - Buccinate In Neomenia Tuba - Ambrosian Singers & Brass Ensemble directed by Denis Stevens

Dufay – Kyrie [Missa 'L'Homme Armé'] - Hilliard Ensemble directed by Paul Hillier

Lassus - Gloria [Missa Super 'Bell' Amfitrit' Altera] - Choir of St John's College, Cambridge conducted by George Guest

Byrd – Agnus Dei [Mass for 4 voices]- Hilliard Ensemble directed by Paul Hillier

Allegri - Miserere a 9 – Taverner Choir & Consort directed by Andrew Parrott

Monteverdi - Beatus Vir - Dame Emma Kirkby, Rogers Covey-Crump & David Thomas with the Taverner Consort directed by Andrew Parrott

Tallis - Spem in Alium Nunquam Habui a 40 - Taverner Choir & Consort directed by Andrew Parrott

Monteverdi - Deus in Adiutorium [Vespro Della Beata Vergine SV206] – Monteverdi-Chor Hamburg directed by Jurgen Jurgens

Purcell - Funeral Music for Queen Mary – ASMF directed by Sir Philip Ledger

CD 2

Bach, J.S. - Gloria [Mass in B Minor BWV 232] - Collegium Vocale Gent directed by Philippe Herreweghe

Bach, J.S. - Sanctus [Mass in B Minor BWV 232] - Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks coducted by Eugen Jochum

Vivaldi - Magnificat, Et exsultavit (Emily von Evera, soprano) & Et misericordia (Nacy Argenta, soprano + Alison Place, mezzo) [Magnificat in G Minor RV610b] - Taverner Choir & Players directed by Andrew Parrott

Charpentier - Prelude & Te Deum [Te Deum in D H146] - Les Arts Florissants directed by William Christie .

Bach, J.S. - Erbarme dich [St. Matthew Passion BWV24] - Paul Esswood (countertenor) with Concentus Musicus Wein directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Bach, J.S. - Agnus Dei [Mass in B Minor BWV232] - Helen Watts (contralto) with Concentus Musicus Wein directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Handel – Hallelujah [Messiah HWV56, Part 2] - Choir of King's College Cambridge + AAM directed by Stephen Cleobury

Vivaldi – Quis est homo & Amen [Stabat Mater RV621: IV & IX] - Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) with Ensemble Artaserse

Handel – Zadok the Priest - Choir of King's College, Cambridge & ECO conducted by Sir Philip Ledger

Vivaldi – Gloria & Laudamus Te [Gloria RV589] - Sarah Fox & Deborah Norman (sopranos) with the Choir of King's College Cambridge + AAM directed by Stephen Cleobury

Bach, J.S - Jauchzer [Christmas Oratorio BWV248] - Collegium Vocale Gent directed by Philippe Herreweghe

Pergolesi - Stabat Mater [Stabat Mater in F Minor P77: I] - Veronique Gens (soprano) & Gerard Lesne.(countertenor / director) with Il Seminario Musicale

Bach, J.S - Ruht wohl [St.John Passion BWV245 Pt. 2] - Taverner Consort & Players directed by Andrew Parrott

CD 3

Mozart – Introit & Kyire [Requiem K626] - Dame Felicity Lott (soprano) with the London Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra directed by Franz Welser-Most

Bach, J.S – Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) [Cantata BWV147] - Concentus Musicus Wien directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Bach, J.S – Magnificat [Magnificat BWV 243] - Choir of King's College Cambridge + AAM directed by Stephen Cleobury

Bach, J.S – Zion hart [Cantata BWV140 'Wachet Auf] - Kurt Equilez (tenor) with Tolzer Knabenchor & Concentus Musicus Wien directed by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Mozart - Laudamus Te [Mass in C Minor K427] - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) with the New Philharmonia Orchestra directed by Raymond Leppard

Mozart - Benedictus [Mass in C Minor K427] - Edda Moser (soprano), Julia Hamari (mezzo), Nicolai Gedda (tenor) & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) with the Choir & Orchestra of Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Eugen Jochum

Handel – For unto us a child is born [Messiah HWV56: Part 1] - Ambrosian Singers & ECO conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

Bach, J.S. - Credo [Mass in B Minor BWV232] - Choir & Orchestra of Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Eugen Jochum

Pergolesi - Vidit suum & Eja Mater [Stabat Mater in F Minor P77] - Veronique Gens (soprano) & Gerard Lesne.(countertenor / director) with Il Seminario Musicale

Gounod after Bach – Ave Maria Cg 89a - Barbara Hendricks (soprano) with the Stockholm Chamber Orchestra conducted by Eric Ericson

Mozart - Et incarnatus est [Mass in C Minor K427] - Barbara Schlick (soprano) with the Cologne Chamber Choir & Collegium Cartusianum Koln directed by Peter Neumann

Karg-Elert - Choral-Improvisation on "Nun Danket" [66 Choral-improvisationen op.65] - Sir Philip Ledger (organ: King's College Cambridge)

Bach, J.S. – Chorale=Prelude "O mensch" BWV622 [Orgel-buchlein BWV599-644] - Peter Hurford (organ: Martinkerk Groningen)

Handel – I know that my Redeemer liveth[Messiah HWV56] - Elizabeth Harwood (soprano) with ECO onducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

Bach, J.S. – Kyrie [Mass in B Minor BWV232] - Collegium Vocale Gent directed by Philippe Herreweghe

CD 4

Schubert - Tantum Ergo D962 - Lucia Popp (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Peter Schreier (tenor) & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) with the Choir & Orchestra of Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Mozart - Credo [Mass in C “Coronation” K317] - Choir & Orchestra of Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Eugen Jochum

Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus K618 - Schutz Choir & Consort + London Classical Players directed by Sir Roger Norrington

Schubert - Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) D933 - Anneliese Rothenberger (soprano) with the Graunke Sym[hony Orchestra directed by Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Schubert - Hymnus an den Heiligen Geist D964 - Capella Bavariae with the Symphonieorchester des Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Haydn – Kyrie & Gloria [Mass in D minor Hob.XIII:11 "Nelson Mass"] - Margaret Marshall & Christine Schonknecht (sopranos), Carolyn Watkinson (contralto), Keith Lewis (tenor) & Robert Hall (bass) with Rundfunkchor Leipzig & Staatskapelle Dresden directed by Sir Neville Marriner

Hummel – Sanctus [Mass in Eb op.80] - Stuttgart Hymnus Chorknaben & Ensembleinstrumental Werner Keltsch directed by Gerhard Wilhelm

Mendelssohn - Wie die Hirsch [Psalm No. 42 "Wie Der Hirsch Schreit": no.1]- London Symphony Chorus & City of London Sinfonia directed by Richard Hickox

Brahms – Ich habt nun Traurigkeit [Ein Deutsches Requiem op.45] - Lynne Dawson (soprano) & Schutz Choir of London with the London Classical Players directed by Sir Roger Norrington

Berlioz - Shepherds' Farewell [L'Enfance du Christ op.25] - King's College Choir, Cambridge & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Stephen Cleobury

Mendelssohn - O rest in the Lord [Elijah op.70] - Dame Janet Baker (mezzo) with the New Philharmonia Orchestra directed by Raphael Fruhbeck de Burgos

Rossini - Cuis Animam & Inflammatus et Accentus [Stabat Mater]- Robert Gambill (tenor) & Catherine Malfitano (soprano) with Coro & Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino directed by Riccardo Muti

Bruckner – Te Deum - Anne Pashley (soprano), Birgit Finnilae (contralto), Robert Tear (tenor) & Don Garrard (bass) with the New Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra directed by Daniel Barenboim

Verdi – Dies Irae & Lux Aeterna [Requiem] - Keith Olsen (tenor), Dame Felicity Palmer (mezzo) & Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass) with Orfeon Donostiarra & Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse directed by Michel Plasson

CD 5

Verdi – Recordare & Ingemisco [Requiem] - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Nicolai Gedda (tenor) with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Puccini – Gloria, In terra pax & Laudamus te [Messa di Gloria] - London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano

Verdi – Libera Me [Requiem] - Angela Maria Blasi (soprano) with Chorus & Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon conducted by Michel Corboz

Franck - Panis Angelicus - Soeur Marie Keyrouz (soprano) with the Orchestre D'auvergne conducted by Arie van Beek

Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine op.11 - Ensemble Vocal & Instrumental de Lausanne conducted by Michel Corboz

Mendelssohn - Meine Seele [Psalm No. 42 "Wie Der Hirsch Schreit"] - Christine Baumann (soprano) Chorus & Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon conducted by Michel Corboz

Beethoven – Kyrie [Mass in C op.86] - Elly Ameling (soprano) & Dame Janet Baker (mezzo) with the New Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Mozart - Lacrimosa [Requiem K626] - Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Schubert - Agnus Dei [Mass no. 6 in Eb D950] - Lucia Popp (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Francisco Araiza (tenor) & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) with the Choir & Orchestra of Bayersichen Rundfunks directed by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Campra – Introit [Requiem] - Choeurs et Orchestre Des Arts Florissants directed by William Christie

Berlioz - Kyrie [Grande Messe des Mortes op.5] - London Philharmonic Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Andre Previn

Schubert - Mein Heiland [Deutsches Messe D872] - Chor & Symphonieorchestra of Bayerischen Rundfunks conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Fauré - In Paradisum [Requiem op.48] - Sir Simon Keenlyside (baritone) with Winchester Cathedral Choir & Bournemouth Sinfonietta conducted by David Hill

CD 6

Fauré - Introit & Kyrie [Requiem op.48] - Ensemble Vocal & Instrumental de Lausanne conducted by Michel Corboz

Bruckner – Ave Maria (motet)- New Philharmonia Chorus conducted by Wilhelm Pitz

Brahms - Denn alles Fleisch [Ein Deutsches Requiem op.45: II] - Swedish Radio Choir & Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Paavo Jarvi

Poulenc - O Quam Tristis [Stabat Mater FP148] - Westminster Singers conducted by Richard Hickox

Gounod - Benedictus [Messe Solennelle de Sainte-Cecile] - Barbara Hendricks (soprano) with Chouer & Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France conducted by Georges Pretre

Stolzer (attrib. Bach) - Bist Du Bei Mir - Natalie Dessay (soprano) & Rolando Villazon (tenor) with the Orchestre Symphonique Bel Arte conducted by Philippe Rombi

Puccini – Agnus Dei [Messa di Gloria] - Roberto Alagna (tenor) & Thomas Hampson (baritone) with the London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra conducted by Antonio Pappano

Poulenc - Stabat Mater [Stabat Mater FP148] - Westminster Singers & City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox

Fauré - Pie Jesu [Requiem op.48] - Nancy Argenta (soprano) with the Bournemouth Sinfonietta conducted by David Hill

Poulenc - 4 Motets pour le Temps de Noel: O magnum mysterium & Quem vidistis pastores - The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers

Duruflé – Pie Jesu [Requiem op.9] - Dame Ann Murray (mezzo) with the Choir of King's College Cambridge & ECO conducted by Stephen Cleobury

Pärt - De Profundis - Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (organ) with the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir conducted by Tonu Kaljuste

Jenkins - Agnus Dei [The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace] - National Youth Choir of Great Britain & LPO conducted by the composer

Lloyd Webber - Pie Jesu [Requiem] - Jane Gilchrist (soprano) & Fergus Thirlwell (treble) with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kirk Trevor

Jenkins - Benedictus [The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace] - National Youth Choir of Great Britain & LPO conducted by the composer with Guy Johnston (cello)