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Sounds Sublime: The Essential Collection. Album by The Sixteen

Sounds Sublime: The Essential Collection. Album by The Sixteen

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Two-CD Set

Highlights from some of the most celebrated recordings from Harry Christophers and his award-winning ensemble. Equally appealing to fans of The Sixteen and those who are new to the group, this disc provides a definitive collection of familiar classics and lesser-known treasures.


The Sixteen
Harry Christophers

Track Listing


J.S. Bach 
1. Magnificat anima mea Dominum (from Magnificat in D)

Tomàs Luis de Victoria 
2. Ave Maria a 8 

W.A. Mozart 
3. Ave verum corpus

Dominico Scarlatti
4. Iste Confessor 

Thomas Tallis 
5. Spem in alium 

Henry Purcell 
6. Funeral Sentences (first set): Man that is born of a woman

Henry Purcell 
7. Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (1695) 

G.F. Handel 
8. Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest

Johannes Brahms 
9. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein Deutsches Requiem)

Antonio Lotti 
10. Crucifixus a 8 

John Tavener 
11. A Hymn to the Mother of God 

Antonio Teixeira 
12. Te gloriosus Apostolorum Chorus (from Te Deum) 

Leonard Bernstein 
13. Spring Song (Chorus from The Lark)

Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur 
14. La voix du bien-aime (from Le Cantique des Cantiques)

Gabriel Fauré 
15. Pie Jesu (from Requiem)

Francis Poulenc 
16. Una hora (from Sept Répons des Ténèbres)

Benjamin Britten 
17. A Hymn to Saint Columba 

G.F. Handel 
18. Moses & the children of Israel (from Israel in Egypt)

G.F. Handel 
19. I will sing unto the Lord (from Israel in Egypt)

J.S. Bach 
20. Quoniam tu solus sanctus (from Mass in B minor)

J.S. Bach 
21. Cum Sancto Spiritu (from Mass in B minor)



G.F. Handel 
1. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

W.A. Mozart 
2. Laudate Dominum (from Vesperae solennes de Confessore)

Gregorio Allegri 
3. Miserere Mei 

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 
4. Kyrie (from Missa Papae Marcelli) 

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla 
5. Deus in Adiutorium 

Tomàs Luis de Victoria 
6. O Domine Iesu Christe 

John Sheppard 
7. Libera Nos I 

Frank Martin 
8. Agnus Dei (from Mass for Double Choir) 

John Tavener 
9. The Lamb 

Tomàs Luis de Victoria 
10. Versa est in Luctum 

Samuel Barber 
11. Agnus Dei 

Benjamin Britten 
12. Advance Democracy 

G.F. Handel 
13. Hallelujah (from Messiah)

J.S. Bach 
14. Chorale - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (from Cantata 147) 

Antonio Vivaldi 
15. Gloria in Excelsis Deo (from Gloria in D)

J.S. Bach 
16. Cantata 50: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft

G.F. Handel 
17. Let the Bright Seraphim (Solo & Chorus from Samson)