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The Crown of Thorns: Eton Choirbook Volume II

The Crown of Thorns: Eton Choirbook Volume II



The Crown of Thorns embodies the sacrifice at the heart of the passion story. Reflections such as the stabat mater text, a moving portrayal of the anguish of Christ's mother, unaware of the resurrection to come, at the foot of the cross.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers

'Foreigners were astonished at the quality of English choirs. Theirs were 'the voices of angels', a tribute which The Sixteen deserves no less today.Classic CD

'The singing of The Sixteen was at once intense and effortless. the music breathes, in a deep, natural engagement.Country Life

Track Listing:

Richard Davy (c.1465-1507)
1. Stabat Mater

John Browne (fl.c.1490)
2. Jesu, mercy, how may this be?

William Cornysh the elder (d.1502):
3. Stabat Mater

Sheryngham (fl.c.1500)
4. Ah, gentle Jesu

John Browne (fl.c.1490)
5. Stabat Mater



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