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King's Singers: Requiem

Song NameComposer

Musae Jovis a 4Benedictus Appenzeller

Musae Jovis a 6Nicolas Gombert

Salve reginaJosquin Desprez

Dum vastos Adriae fluctusJacquet of Mantua

O mors inevitabilisHieronymus Vinders

Requiem in Memoriam Josquin DesprezJean Richafort

IntroitusJean Richafort

KyrieJean Richafort

GradualeJean Richafort

OffertoriumJean Richafort

Sanctus & BenedictusJean Richafort

Agnus DeiJean Richafort

CommunioJean Richafort

Nymphes, nappesJosquin Desprez

Few composers of any age have enjoyed the widespread admiration and unanimous praise of successive generations as Josquin Desprez. He is considered the greatest creator and innovator of musical composition during the Renaissance, and for some half a millennium his music has stood the test of time. He is remembered as much for his own works as for his lasting influence on those of his contemporaries and students, demonstrated in many of the compositions in tribute of 'the master' featured in this programme. The programme's centrepiece is Jean Richafort's Requiem mass (missa pro defunctis), a tribute that employs several of Josquin's compositional devices. The King's Singers once again demonstrate their versatility and trademark precision in this new programme devised by leading early-music scholar and conductor David Skinner.

Item code: 2698C | 1 CD | $16.95 |add item to cart
Choral | Male | England

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