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Barber: Agnus Dei - An American Collection

Barber: Agnus Dei - An American Collection

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An American Collection

This collection of American choral music spanning the twentieth century features familiar and less well-known composers, from the lyrical traditionalism of Barber by way of Bernstein and Copland to the counterpoint, rhythmic verve and neo-classicism of Irving Fine. The disc finishes with the dreamily haunting Acrostic Song from Final Alice by David del Tredici.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers

'the whole programme is delivered with polish.Gramophone

 

Track Listing:

Samuel Barber (1910-1981) 
1. Agnus Dei

Irving Fine (1914-1962) 
The hour-glass 
2. O know to end as to begin 
3. Have you seen the white lily grow 
4. O do not wanton with those eyes 
5. Against Jealousy 
6. The Lament 
7. The Hour-Glass

Steve Reich (b.1936) 
8. Clapping Music

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) 
Choruses from 'the lark'  
Part I: French Choruses 
9. Spring Song 
10. Court Song
11. Soldier's Song
Part II: Latin Choruses 
12. Prelude 
13. Benedictus 
14. Sanctus 
15. Requiem 
16. Gloria

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) 
Four motets 
17. Help us, O Lord 
18. Thou, O Jehovah, abideth forever 
19. Have mercy on us, O my Lord 
20. Sing ye praises to our King

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Reincarnations 
21. Mary Hynes 
22. Anthony O'Daly 
23. The Coolin

David Del Tredici (b.1937) 
24. Acrostic Song from 'Final Alice'

TOTAL PLAYING TIME: 65.12

 


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