Alto CD

Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Book IV

Palestrina: Lamentations of Jeremiah, Book IV Pro Cantione Antiqua Bruno Turner Catalogue Number: ALC 1142 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Total 74:31, 1988/9 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The present, 4th setting was discovered only in the 19th Century, and is recorded here complete for the first time….serene but poignant simplicity which Bruno Turner […]

February 4th, 2013
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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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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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Schütz: Great Motets

Schütz: Great Motets   Soloists / Edgar Fleet / Pro Cantione Antiqua / London Sackbut & Cornet Ensemble Catalog Number: ALC 1118 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Three stars — “An eminently useful and well-recorded super bargain of Schutz motets, which offers such masterpieces… in well thought-out and carefully planned […]

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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English Madrigals from the Oxford University Press Book of English Madrigals

English Madrigals   from the Oxford Book of Madrigals Pro Cantione Antiqua Philip Ledger, director Catalogue Number: ALC 1039 Number of Discs: 1 Duration: 64:35 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Twenty-two of the most popular English madrigals sung by the incomparable Pro Cantione Antiqua and friends under the direction of master vocal director Philip […]

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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