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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Choral/ Early Music

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Choral/ Early Music

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Publisher: Paraclete Press
ISBN: 9781557252401
Published: 01/01/2004

The most famous master of choral polyphony of the sixteenth century, G. P. da Palestrina wrote music of unsurpassed grace and beauty. Later centuries would continue to hail him as "prince and father of music".

This album contains the only existing recording of his Missa Descendit Angelus Domini and the Missa Beatae Mariae Virginis II, and six other motets. Over 14,000 copies sold

Gloriae Dei Cantores

GLORIÆ DEI CANTORES (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to the faithful representation of spiritual and musical authenticity in the choral arts. Sharing its vision of inspiration and hope, the choir has touched the hearts of audiences in twenty-four countries in Europe and Asia, as well as extensive tours and concert series in the United States. The choir’s catalogue of more than fifty recordings showcases an expansive repertoire, encompassing both masterworks and rarely performed musical treasures from Gregorian chant to the twenty-first century. The choir makes its home at the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, Massachusetts, USA, where it sings worship services throughout the year.

David Manuel

Gloriae Dei Cantores (Singers to the Glory of God) holds a passionate dedication to illuminate truth and beauty through choral artistry, celebrating a rich tradition of sacred choral music from Gregorian chant through the twenty-first century. Currently under the direction of Richard K. Pugsley, Gloriae Dei Cantores has received critical acclaim for its artistic elegance, performance authenticity, and compelling spirituality. Sharing its vision of inspiration and hope, the choir has toured extensively, touching the hearts of audiences in twenty-four countries in Europe, Asia, and N. America. Its discography of over fifty recordings is distributed internationally through Paraclete Recordings, a division of Paraclete Press, Inc., and NAXOS, Inc. The choir makes its home in Orleans, MA. www.gdcchoir.org

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