Alto CD

Palestrina – Missa Aeterna Christi Munera / Stabat Mater etc

Palestrina Pro Cantione Antiqua Bruno Turner Mark Brown 8pp booklet with texts Catalogue Number: ALC 1179 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 77:25, DDD 1980/92 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Missa Aeterna Christi Munera / Stabat Mater etc [1] Hymn: Aeturna Christi Munera 2:31 Missa Aeturna Christi Munera [29:44] [2] Introitus: Mihi Autem 2:31 [3] […]

September 3rd, 2012
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Palestrina Missa Brevis & Missa Lauda Sion, 2 Motets

Palestrina Missa Brevis & Missa Lauda Sion, 2 Motets Pro Cantione Antiqua Mark Brown Catalogue Number: ALC 1178 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 65:47 / DDD, 1991 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Lauda Sion is, in Pro Cantione Antiqua’s sober and elegant account, hardly less beautiful than the Brevis…slightly plangent countertenor complements the […]

April 1st, 2012
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Purcell- in Court …and Tavern !

Purcell- in Court …and Tavern ! PRO CANTIONE ANTIQUA Collegeum Aureum Mark Brown Catalogue Number: ALC 1143 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 63:14 stereo 1976 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Texts included : as they should be, of course. But some will, I fear, not approve (them). Its anthology (includes) the less polite secular […]

July 2nd, 2011
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Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalogue Number: ALC 2011 Number of Discs: 2CD Released: November 2010 Masterpieces of Renaissance polyphony sung by one of the world’s greatest vocal ensembles CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Founded in 1968, Pro Cantione Antiqua has for over four decades been one of the […]

June 3rd, 2011
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Lassus: Requiem / Music for Easter Sunday

Lassus: Requiem / Music for Easter Sunday Bruno Turner / Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalog Number: ALC 1124 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY 3 Stars! “Includ[es] the glorious Aurora lucis rutilat for two 5-part choirs, and the Magnificat, based on the motet, plus Mark Brown’s fine performance of […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Gregorian Feast: Chants for Festive Days

Gregorian Feast: Chants for Festive Days   Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalog Number: ALC 1117 Number of Discs: CD Released: January 2011 Atmospheric music from the Middle Ages sung by one of the world’s leading vocal ensembles CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Stunning performances of Gregorian chants for six feast days, delivered […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Traditional Glees & Madrigals

Traditional Glees & Madrigals   Mark Brown / Philip Ledger / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalogue Number: ALC 1095 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “No trace of exaggeration here and the sense of fun is well calculated to tickle the audience, not just the singers. Such an expert group might be […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Allegri: Miserere / Renaissance Polyphony and Consort Songs

Allegri: Miserere / Renaissance Polyphony and Consort Songs James Griffett / James Bowman / Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua / English Consort of Viols Catalogue Number: ALC 1085 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “No need to emphasise the pathos … which blooms out unaided. Comparison with other recordings… seems […]

May 26th, 2011
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Tallis: Spem in Alium / Lamentations / Motets / Hymns

Tallis: Spem in Alium / Lamentations / Motets / Hymns Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalogue Number: ALC 1082 Number of Discs: CD Released: February 2011 A superb collection of choral music from Tudor England. CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The 40-part motet [Spem in Alium] is one of the most successful items… […]

May 26th, 2011
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Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli / Stabat Mater / Missa l’Homme Armé / Motets

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli / Stabat Mater / Missa l’Homme Armé / Motets Bruno Turner / Mark Brown / Pro Cantione Antiqua Catalogue Number: ALC 1061 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina 1 –Missa Papae Marcelli 2 –Stabat Mater 3 –Missa l’Homme Armé à 5 vocum 4 […]

May 25th, 2011
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Medieval Christmas

Medieval Christmas Pro Cantione Antiqua • Mark Brown , conductor Catalogue Number: ALC 1004 Number of Discs: 1 Duration: 65:48 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “A spicy Christmas feast, from a time when classic and folk music mixed. There was little difference in the popular music of the church or the tavern! Often more […]

May 25th, 2011
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