ORA - Susi Digby Upheld by Stillness, Gems of Renaissance and Reflections

Upheld by Stillness, Gems of Renaissance and Reflections

ORA - Susi Digby

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Includes: 1 Digital booklet

Released on February 12, 2016 by harmonia mundi

Main artist: Ora

Genre: Classical > Sacred Vocal Music

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Album : 1 disk - 14 tracks Total length : 01:18:13

    Super Flumina Babylonis (Philippe de Monte)
  1. 1 Super Flumina Babylonis

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Philippe de Monte, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  2. Quomodo cantabimus (William Byrd)
  3. 2 Quomodo cantabimus

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  4. Mass for five voices
  5. 3 I. Kyrie

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  6. 4 II. Gloria

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  7. 5 III. Credo

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  8. 6 IV. Sanctus and Benedictus

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  9. 7 V. Agnus Dei

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  10. Kyrie after Byrd (Roxanna Panufnik)
  11. 8 Kyrie after Byrd

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Roxanna Panufnik, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  12. Laudate Dominum (Francis Pott)
  13. 9 Laudate Dominum

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Francis Pott, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  14. Show me, deare Christ (Alexander L'estrange)
  15. 10 Show me, deare Christ

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Alexander L'estrange, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  16. Upheld by stillness (Owain Park)
  17. 11 Upheld by stillness

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Owain Park, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  18. Agnus Dei (Charlotte Bray)
  19. 12 Agnus Dei

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Charlotte Bray, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  20. Ave verum corpus (William Byrd)
  21. 13 Ave verum corpus

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - William Byrd, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

  22. Ave verum corpus Re-imagined (Roderick Williams)
  23. 14 Ave verum corpus Re-imagined

    Ora - Susi Digby, Conductor - Roderick Williams, Composer Copyright : ORA Choir under exclusive licence to harmonia mundi UK 2016

About

For their first recording for harmonia mundi UK new signing ORA have chosen to focus on that towering figure of the English music scene, William Byrd. As Suzi Digby says in her introduction: "Starting the recording with an original Renaissance reflection, Byrd’s pairing of his own music to Da Monte’s setting of verses from Psalm 137 – one of the most remarkable exchanges in musical history - we centre on his peerless Mass for Five Voices. We then asked Roxanna Panufnik, Francis Pott, Alexander L’Estrange, Owain Park and Charlotte Bray to set their own reactions to the individual movements and we are delighted with the varied responses we got - showing the universality of Byrd’s sacred music and its relevance to today’s musicians. We imposed no restrictions, other than length, on our chosen composers in order to gain their truest reactions. The recording closes with possibly Byrd’s most famous work, his setting of the text of Ave Verum Corpus, and we asked the multi-talented musician Roderick Williams to write a setting on the same text. I am so grateful to him, and to all the composers of these wonderful new works, and hope you will be equally entertained and enlightened." (Susi Digby)

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