An intriguing and moving thematic program in great sound!
Contemporary chamber music well played and beautifully recorded.
MACMILLAN: Tenebrae; Strathclyde Motets; Introit; Missa Brevis – Cappella Nova/ Alan Tavener – Linn Echo
A rehash of a great one.
“The Call of Wisdom” = WILL TODD: The Lord is My Shepherd; Stay With Me, Lord; The Call of Wisdom; Man Unkind; My Lord Has Come; That We May Love Again; Vidi Speciosam; Among Angels; You Have Seen the House Built; I Sing Because… – Tenebrae/ English Ch. Orch./ Nigel Short – Signum
A composer that will kindle sparks in the hearts of many, if not all.
GESUALDO: Responsories; Miserere; VICTORIA: Lamentations for Holy Saturday – Tenebrae/ Nigel Short – DGG Archiv
A rather rare and extremely effective comparison of two diverse composers.
BACH: Partita in D Minor for solo violin; Chorales; Ciaconna; FAURÉ: Requiem – Gordan Nikolitch, v./ Grace Davidson, sop./ William Gaunt, bar./ London Sym. Orch. Ch. Ens./ Tenebrae/ Nigel Short – LSO Live
There is some beautiful music-making here but also some questionable choices as far as presentation goes.