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Compilations of early music are not as common as those of Baroque or Classical, but the need for them is great and more albums like EMI's Essential Renaissance would be helpful to beginners exploring the field. This generous double-disc package presents works by the major composers of the period, including Guillaume Dufay, Johannes Ockeghem, Josquin Desprez, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Giovanni Gabrieli, and Claudio Monteverdi, among several other significant ...

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  1. Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51), motet for chorus
  2. Veni Sancte Spiritus, isorhythmic motet for 4 voices, MB 32
  3. O nata lux de lumine, motet (hymn) for 5 voices, P. 209
  4. Verbum caro factum est, responsory motet for 6 voices
  5. Buccinate in neomenia tuba, motet for 19 voices, C. 84
  6. O magnum mysterium, motet for 4 voices
  7. Ave verum corpus (also anthem: "O Lord, God of Israel"), motet for 4 voices (SATB)
  8. Tu es Petrus, motet for 6 voices (from Motets Book II for 5, 6 & 8 voices)
  9. Missa L'Homme armé, for 4 voices: Kyrie
  10. Missa Bell' Amfirit'altera, for 8 voices, H. viii/55: Gloria
  11. Mass "Euge Bone" for 6 voices: Credo
  12. Missa Paschalis, mass for 6 voices: Sanctus
  13. Mass for 4 voices (SATB): Agnus Dei
  14. Absalon, Fili Mi, motet for 4 parts (poss. spurious)
  15. Hosanna to the son of David, anthem for 6 voices
  16. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P. 299
  17. Ce moys de may, rondeau for 3 voices
  18. Missa prolationum, for 4 voices: Agnus Dei 1
  19. Nymphes des bois/Requiem aeternam/Deploration de la Mort de Jehan Ockeghem, lament for 5 parts
  20. Scaramella va alla guerra, song for 4 parts
  21. El grillo, song for 4 parts
  22. Es wolt ein Meydlein grasen gan, song for 4 voices
  23. Inter vestibulum et Altare, motet for 4 voices
  24. En vray amoure, for 4 voices
  25. Pastime With Good Company
  26. Spagna
  27. Chi la Gagliarda
  28. O dolce vita mia che t'haggio fatto, canzona for 4 voices
  29. Non t'aricordi
  30. Vecchie letrose non valete niente, canzone for 4 voices
  31. Chantons, sonnons, trompettes, chanson for 4 voices, M. 1/17
  32. Escoutez tous gentilz, chanson for 4 voices ("La bataille de Marignan;" "La Guerre"), M. 1/3: La Guerre
  33. Estant oisif, chanson for 4 voices ("Le caquet des femmes"), M. 3/108
  34. La favola d'Orfeo, opera, SV 318: Toccata
  35. Altri canti d'amor, dramatic madrigal for 6 voices, 2 violins & 4 violas (from Book 8), SV 146
  36. Beatus Vir (I), motet for 6 voices, 2 violins, 3 violas/trombones and continuo (from Seva morale e spirituale), SV 268
  37. L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Pur ti miro
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2010, Warner Classics

UPC: 5099968859220

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