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The Flower of all Virginity: Eton Choirbook Volume VI

The Flower of all Virginity: Eton Choirbook Volume VI

COR16018

£7.99

This is the fourth volume in the distinguished & collectable Eton Choirbook series on CORO.

Miraculously, the Eton Choirbook survived Henry VIII's ransacking of the monasteries. Thanks to its survival, the sacred music of the English fifteenth-century is still with us, conjuring up the atmosphere and spirit of the glorious cathedrals for which it was written. It also gives a tantalising glimpse of a wealth of choral music which was lost.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers


'Vibrant performances...The Sixteen continues to explore the astonishing riches of the Eton Choirbook with undiminished enthusiasm and imagination.Gramophone

Track Listing:

Hugh Kellyck (fl. late 15th Century) 
Gaude Flore Virginali

Anon.
Ah, my dear, ah, my dear Son!

John Nesbett (died c.1488) 
Magnificat

Robert Fayrfax (1464-1521) 
Most clear of colour

John Browne (fl.c.1490) 
Salve Regina 

Anon.
Afraid, alas, and why so suddenly?

John Browne (fl.c.1490) 
O Maria Salvatoris Mater

TOTAL PLAYING TIME: 62.52

 


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