Soli Deo Gloria Archive
The kickoff to Gardiner’s Bach Pilgrimage captured in splendid video and sound.
“Vigilate! English polyphony in dangerous times” = Choral music of WHITE, TALLIS, BYRD, PHILIPS, MORLEY & TOMKINS – Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner – Soli Deo Gloria
Recusant struggles come to the fore in this beautifully-prepared program.
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.