Sacred Muse Import
Presents a selection of Rubbra's exquisite choral music. Nine powerfully expressive Tenebræ motets comprise the centerpiece of this release, which also includes the Missa in Honorem Sancti Dominici, the Festival Gloria Op. 94, and other sacred works.
" A "must have" for all devotees of this fascination composer. " -- John Rutter
". . .there is a spiritual intensity to these motets, and I think you'll be impressed by them." -- Greenfield, American Record Guide nov/dec 1997
"Both the Saluation and the Festival Gloria are of great beauty and I would not want to be without them." -- Robert Layton, International Record Review
"The most comprehensive survey of Rubbra's sacred music yet available on CD, compellingly and imaginatively performed. A 'must have' for all devotees of this fascinating composer." --John Rutter, Composer, Founder and Conductor of the Cambridge Singers
These are good performances and come with texts and helpful notes by Craig Timberlake. --The American Organist August 1, 1998
As touching as the Mass is lovely. This beautiful disc helps fill out the picture of a major composer, one whose symphonic music has been featured in this column several times. --Robert Reilly, Crisis, April 1, 1998