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Gombert: Magnificats 1-4

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Magnificats 1 à 4 tons avec plainchant (Antiennes pour les premières vêpres de la Toussaint, pour les 18 & 25 décembre, pour les vêpres du samedi précédant le dimanche des Rameaux) / The Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips

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Nicolas Gombert (c. 1495-1560) composed texturally complicated music. If at first it seems murky, its captivating counterpoint--which is almost always polyphonic, without a break for a straight, homophonic line--eventually delights just because of this complexity. These four settings of the Magnificat depend heavily on lower men's voices, making the texture even darker, and the result is rich and velvety. Sometimes Gombert writes for two voices twirling around each other, sometimes for as many as eight. The result is always fascinating, and Tallis Scholars, finely tuned and loving every troublesome dissonance, perform this music as well as we might want. If these pieces, probably composed for the down-in-the-dumps Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, don't exactly make one want to dance, they will certainly interest fans of rich tapestries in music. --Robert Levine

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Antiphon For First Vespers, The Feast Of All Saints
  2. Magnificat 1: Primi Toni
  3. Antiphon
  4. Great Antiphon
  5. Magnificat 2: Secundi Toni
  6. Antiphon
  7. Antiphon For First Vespers, The Nativity Of Our Lord
  8. Magnificat 3: Tertii Et Octavi Toni
  9. Antiphon
  10. Antiphon For Vespers, Saturday Before Palm Sunday
  11. Magnificat 4: Quarti Toni
  12. Antiphon


Product details

  • Performer: Nicolas Gombert, Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips
  • Audio CD (January 1, 2002)
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: GIMELL
  • ASIN: B00005RT53
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #213,359 in CDs & Vinyl (See Top 100 in CDs & Vinyl)
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