Monthly Archive: June 2013

BACH: Cantatas for Ascension Day = God is gone up with a shout; He that believeth and is baptized; On Christ’s ascent to heaven alone; Praise God in his kingdoms – Lenneke Ruiten, sop./ Meg Bragle, alto; Andrew Tortise, tenor/ Dietrich Henschel, bass/ Monteverdi Choir/ English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner – Soli Deo Gloria

BACH: Cantatas for Ascension Day = God is gone up with a shout; He that believeth and is baptized; On Christ’s ascent to heaven alone; Praise God in his kingdoms – Lenneke Ruiten, sop./ Meg Bragle, alto; Andrew Tortise, tenor/ Dietrich Henschel, bass/ Monteverdi Choir/ English Baroque Soloists/ John Eliot Gardiner – Soli Deo Gloria

Gardiner’s religious Bach series continues with a flourish, and unbelievable consistency for a sequence that has lasted so long.

Music from the Eton Choirbook = WALTER LAMBE: Nesciens Mater for 5 voices; WILLIAM, MONK OF STRATFORD: Magnificat; PLAINCHANT: Nesciens mater, antiphon; RICHARD DAVY: Saint Matthew Passion; JOHN BROWNE: Stabat Mater for 6 voices; HUGH KELLYK: Magnificat for 5 voices; ROBERT WYLKYNSON: Jesus autem transiens / Credo in Deum – Tonus Peregrinus/ Anthony Pitts – Naxos

Music from the Eton Choirbook = WALTER LAMBE: Nesciens Mater for 5 voices; WILLIAM, MONK OF STRATFORD: Magnificat; PLAINCHANT: Nesciens mater, antiphon; RICHARD DAVY: Saint Matthew Passion; JOHN BROWNE: Stabat Mater for 6 voices; HUGH KELLYK: Magnificat for 5 voices; ROBERT WYLKYNSON: Jesus autem transiens / Credo in Deum – Tonus Peregrinus/ Anthony Pitts – Naxos

Quality recordings of the music of the Eton Choirbook are always welcome, and this one fits the bill.