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    Threads of Gold
    Music from the Golden Age The Choir of York Minster Robert Sharpe, David Pipe organ

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    Threads of Gold
    Music from the Golden Age
    The Choir of York Minster – Robert Sharpe
    David Pipe organ



    The first disc of Tudor and Jacobean choral music from the Choir of York Minster and Robert Sharpe.

    This wide-ranging survey traces the ‘threads of gold’ weaving through the development of sacred choral works from immediately before the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558 to 1603) to the early Jacobean period following – a period considered a Golden Age in English music.

    With sacred works from the major composers of the second half of the 16th century, and the early years of the 17th – Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, William Mundy, and Orlando Gibbons – there are examples of Latin polyphonic Motets, concise a capella anthems in both Latin and English, and more elaborate verse anthems with extensive solos and organ accompaniment.

    Reviews of previous reordings from the Choir of York Minster and Robert Sharpe:

    ‘The boys are strong, colorful, and lively; and the justly famous organ sounds magnificent.’
    American Record Guide November 2016 REGCD467

    .’..this remarkable choir gives the impression of complete professionalism, with every singer committed to the meaning and significance of the words and music.’
    Organists’ Review March 2016 REGCD467

    ...If you like to hear choral music performed in its native environment and to submerge you in glorious sound, this will do it. ' Classical Music Sentinel January 2015 REGCD439

    ‘This is one of the very finest recordings of English Cathedral music that I have heard in some years. ‘
    MusicWeb June 2015 REGCD439

    ‘...their expressive singing encompasses with ease the wide spectrum of musical styles.’
    Gramophone April 2013 REGCD391

    Vide, Domine, afflictionem – William Byrd (c.1540–1623)     7:33
    Evening Service ‘in medio chori’ – William Mundy (c.1529–91)
    Magnificat     7:05
    Nunc dimittis     2:56
    Ne irascaris – Byrd     8:11
    O salutaris hostia – Thomas Tallis (c.1505–85)     2:57
    Glorious and powerful God – Orlando Gibbons (1583–1625)     4:25   
    O sacrum convivium – Tallis     3:14
    In manus tuas – Tallis     2:05
    Videte miraculum – Tallis      9:50
    Praise our Lord, all ye Gentiles – Byrd      2:44
    Great Lord of Lords – Gibbons     4:14
    O Lord, make thy servant, Elizabeth – Byrd      2:43
    O God, the King of glory – Gibbons     3:48
    Tribulationes civitatum – Byrd     9:24

    Total Playing time: 71:09


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