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Choral Music - Palestrina, G. / Josquin Des Prez / Viadana, L. / Viadana, L. / Victoria, T. / Byrd, W. (Beyond Chant Mysteries of the Renaissance)
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I highly recommend this CD to all choral music fans.
The composers here wrote liturgical music for Masses and other worship services, as well as other pieces - motets and other kinds of new music.
The Voices of Ascension, directed by Dennis Keene, give performances of great beauty, with perfect blend and expressivity.
This recital of sacred music covers a period from the Middle Ages till the Baroque and contains mostly songs of praise of Christ, the Virgin Mary or God. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Luc REYNAERT
A great selection of early choral music, performed by the best chorus I have ever heard. What's not to like?Published 11 months ago by James L. Hicks
I bought this CD after hearing one piece on the radio. I have not been disappointed! This is beautiful, intricate music. Read morePublished on May 6, 2010 by Cynthia L. Bills
This cd was mildly dissapointing, to say the least. The literature is fantastic. Some of the greats are featured on here with some of their best works. Read morePublished on June 16, 2007 by C. Strand
I was christened as a choral music fan once, as a college student, I heard the music of the Cambridge Singers. Read morePublished on April 11, 2006 by choralmusiqueunique
Another reviewer writing about another album by Dennis Keene wrote:
"Yet the performance is not the slowly flowing honey usually served up by, say, the Tallis Scholars (as... Read more
I've little to say but that this is a recording that has shaped my life over the last 45 days. Dennis Keene has placed gifted singers before his skilled hands. Read morePublished on November 4, 2003 by J. D. UPONEN
Besides an excellent slection of music, from the contrapuntal brilliance of Palestrina, Tallis, and Gibbons, to the sensuous emotion of Schutz and Leo, this recording features the... Read morePublished on July 9, 2003 by "japgar00"
I was moved to tears upon my first hearing. Absolutely wonderful for creating Sacred Space. Thank you!Published on February 10, 2002