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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - J.S. Bach: St John Passion (2013) (Repost)

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - J.S. Bach: St John Passion (2013) (Repost)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton - J.S. Bach: St John Passion (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 118:10 | 559 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA67901/2

Performances of Bach's St. John Passion, BWV 245, with these forces or close to them have become an annual Eastertime tradition in London, and this recording is guaranteed an appreciative audience. Certain details relate specifically to this tradition: several chorales are sung unaccompanied, but an accompanied version is included at the end for those who reject the dramatization.

Kevin Moll, Schola Discantus - French Sacred Music of the 14th Century, Vol. 1 (1994)

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Kevin Moll, Schola Discantus - French Sacred Music of the 14th Century, Vol. 1 (1994)

Kevin Moll, Schola Discantus - French Sacred Music of the 14th Century, Vol. 1 (1994)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 353 Mb (5% Rec.) | Covers + d.booklet included
Classical, Sacred | Label: Lyrichord, LEMS 812 | 01:07:54

A groundbreaking, world-premier release from LEMS's best selling vocal ensemble! This momentous collection of liturgical compositions has been carefully resurrected after centuries by Dr. Kevin Moll. The collection represents a wide variety of compositional techniques and styles, and is performed to perfection by Schola Discantus. This is sacred music from the time of the Black Death-both deeply moving and relevant. Complete program notes by Kevin Moll. Digitally recorded 1994.

The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen - The Sacred Bridge: Jews & Christians in Medieval Europe (1991)

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The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen - The Sacred Bridge: Jews & Christians in Medieval Europe (1991)

The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen - The Sacred Bridge: Jews & Christians in Medieval Europe (1991)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 65:21 | 292 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Apex | Catalog: 2564 69895-6

Originally recorded in 1989, The Sacred Bridge contains a speculative program linking various genres of Christian and Jewish religious music, most of it medieval. The Boston Camerata continued to perform the program in various forms in subsequent years.

Anima Mea - Sacred Music Of The Middle Ages - Ensemble Cosmedin (2011) {Naxos 8.572632}

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Anima Mea - Sacred Music Of The Middle Ages - Ensemble Cosmedin (2011) {Naxos 8.572632}

Anima Mea - Sacred Music Of The Middle Ages - Ensemble Cosmedin (2011) {Naxos 8.572632}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 275 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 153 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 32 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2011 Naxos | 8.572632 | Early Music Collection Series
Classical / Early Music / Medieval / Choral

Anima mea explores the Christian concept of the soul through these masterpieces of medieval Sacred Music. Hildegard of Bingen’s beautifully exalted harmonies represent God’s order in the music of the spheres. The recently rediscovered Erfurt Ritual contains sung music from Master Eckhart’s historical context. These antiphons are performed here for the first time since 1525, along with chants from the liturgy of the Roman mass, music from the Notre Dame School, and a glorious Magnificat. The German duo Ensemble Cosmedin, who take their name from a church in Rome, are considered one of the leading ensembles for medieval and modern sacred music. Music of the soul—gentle and luminous.

Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis [2008/1979]

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Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Singverein - Beethoven: Missa Solemnis [2008/1979]

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis (Herbert von Karajan, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Ruža Baldani, Eric Tappy, José van Dam) [2008/1979]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Latin (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.11 Gb (DVD9) | 83 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Latin, Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Karajan surmounted this pinnacle of the choral-symphonic repertoire - which Beethoven himself called "the greatest work I have composed" - no fewer than four times in the recording studio, but only once live and on film: in this unique document from the 1979 Salzburg Easter Festival. The atmosphere of Salzburg's Festspielhaus and festival audience adds a special frisson to this conductor's classic interpretation of the Missa solemnis.

Karl Bohm, Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor - Mozart: Requiem [2005/1971]

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Karl Bohm, Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor - Mozart: Requiem [2005/1971]

Mozart - Requiem (Karl Böhm, Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Peter Schreier, Walter Berry) [2005/1971]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Latin (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 6.45 Gb (DVD9) | 64 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Latin, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Karl Böhm conducting the Requiem: one of the foremost Mozart conductors of the 20th century in one of Mozart’s most admired works. Singers Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Peter Schreier and Walter Berry join forces to form a brilliant cast of soloists. Taped in 1971 at the Piaristenkirche in Vienna, this is a rare document of outstanding artistic quality.

Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker - Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem [2008/1978]

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Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker - Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem [2008/1978]

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem (Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker) [2008/1978]
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.12 Gb (DVD9) | 79 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Herbert von Karajan conducted Brahms's choral masterpiece frequently throughout his long career, but only once on film and with both of these outstanding soloists. This unique document from the 1978 Salzburg Easter Festival was acclaimed by Diapason as "a magical interpretation, prodigiously realized … with a sublime fusion of timbres, a cohesion and, ultimately, a simplicity that are truly unequalled."

Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale, Roland Wilson - Johann Joseph Fux: Kaiserrequiem (2012)

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Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale, Roland Wilson - Johann Joseph Fux: Kaiserrequiem (2012)

Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale, Roland Wilson - Johann Joseph Fux: Kaiserrequiem (2012)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 72:33 | 335 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: 88697959972

Das Alte-Musik-Ensemble Musica Fiata mit dem Vokal-Ensemble La Capella Ducale unter der Leitung von Roland Wilson ist bekannt für die historische Genauigkeit seiner Interpretationen. Für viele seiner herausragenden CDs mit unbekanntem Repertoire hat das Ensemble Preise gewonnen und ein hohes internationales Ansehen erlangt.
Auch das Kaiserrequiem von Johann Joseph Fux ist eine Entdeckung und bisher nie in einer solchen Qualität eingespielt worden.

Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Joachim Carlos Martini - Handel: Gideon (2004)

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Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Joachim Carlos Martini - Handel: Gideon (2004)

Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra, Joachim Carlos Martini - Handel: Gideon (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:31:44 | 757 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.557312-13

"Gideon is an oratorio put together after Handel’s death by John Christopher Smith, son of the composer’s long-serving secretary and copyist of the same name…One thing should be made plain at once about Gideon (and this, I fear, constitutes a slap on the wrist for Naxos): the balance of materials included by the younger Smith is, on the evidence of Naxos’s own booklet, not at all as described in the blurb on the back of the box. There, we are told “The 1769 oratorio Gideon, with a new libretto by Handel’s former collaborator Thomas Morell, uses music largely drawn from Handel’s work, sacred and secular, with a lesser number of elements by Smith himself.”

Ulrich Stötzel - Telemann: Heilig, heilig, heilig ist Gott (2005)

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Ulrich Stötzel - Telemann: Heilig, heilig, heilig ist Gott (2005)

Ulrich Stötzel - Telemann: Heilig, heilig, heilig ist Gott (2005)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 01:17:33 | 354 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Haenssler | Catalog: CD 98.489

Helig, heilig, heilig ist Gott ("Holy, Holy, Holy is God") comes from a portion of the catalog of Georg Philipp Telemann not often sampled on recordings, the cantatas he composed for the consecration of churches. They are 13 in number, minus two that are lost, and certain ones contain some of Telemann's biggest and boldest conceptions in sacred music outside of his Passions. It was written in 1747 for the re-opening of the Dreieinikeitskirche in St. Georg, a suburb of Hamburg. St. Georg was growing rapidly as Hamburgers fled disease and overcrowding in the city.

Cinquecento & Jean Guyot - Te Deum Laudamus & Other Sacred Music (2017)

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Cinquecento & Jean Guyot - Te Deum Laudamus & Other Sacred Music (2017)

Cinquecento & Jean Guyot - Te Deum Laudamus & Other Sacred Music
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet | 63:18 min | 268 MB
Label: Hyperion – CDA68180 | Tracks: 29 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Renaissance, Sacred

Jean Guyot was another of the composers of the post-Josquin generation active in the Low Countries in the mid-sixteenth century. (He was also a priest, author and teacher, although the details of much of his life remain vague.) Cinquecento has previously explored his secular music (on Amorosi pensieriCDA68053), but it was Guyots sacred music which was largely responsible for the high reputation he seemingly enjoyed in his lifetime. Cinquecento proves equally authoritative in both.

Odhecaton & Paolo da Col - Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli (2017)

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Odhecaton & Paolo da Col - Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli (2017)

Odhecaton & Paolo da Col - Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 65:02 min | 280 MB
Label: Arcana – A358 | Tracks: 15 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Sacred, Choral

Odhecaton make their debut on Arcana with the Missa Papae Marcelli by Palestrina, a recording sure to become a benchmark for this sacred masterwork of contrapuntal and formal perfection, exemplifying the important compositional techniques of the time. Some of the finest Italian male voices, specialists in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music, sing in Odhecaton under the direction of Paolo Da Col. Since 1998 Odhecaton has been the recipient of some of the most prestigious discographic awards: De Passione (Josquin Desprez) was awarded the Diapason d Or of the Year 2003, while the more recent O gente brunette (Ramee) took the Diapason d Or of February 2010.

Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Rihm (2004)

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Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, Wolfgang Rihm (2004)

Paradisi Gloria - Stabat Mater: Poulenc, Szymanowski, Penderecki, Rihm (2004)
Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus, Soloists
conducted by Marcello Viotti, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmuth Rilling

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 271 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Profil | # PH04035 | Time: 01:06:02

This 2004 survey of modern settings of the medieval sequence Stabat Mater Dolorosa is part of conductor Marcello Viotti's project to record the little-known but worthy sacred works of the twentieth century, in conjunction with the Munich Radio Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus for their concert series Paradisi gloria. The four works by Francis Poulenc, Karol Szymanowski, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Wolfgang Rihm are dramatically different in conception and musical content, and may be regarded more as reflections of personal faith than as practical works for ecclesiastical purposes.

Joris Verdin & Psallentes - L'abbe Liszt (2017) {2CD Le Bricoleur LBCD/10}

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Joris Verdin & Psallentes - L'abbe Liszt (2017) {2CD Le Bricoleur LBCD/10}

Joris Verdin & Psallentes - L'abbe Liszt (2017) {2CD Le Bricoleur LBCD/10}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 439 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 337 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 713 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2017 Le Bricoleur | LBCD/10
Classical / Sacred Works / Religious Music / Vocal / Organ

Joris Verdin plays both the harmonium and the organ in Nancy (France) and Bergen op Zoom (Netherlands) on this unique double CD of religious music by Franz Liszt (1811-1886). From sweet intimacy through intoxicating harmonies and charming melodies to sheer grandeur: Liszt has it all. With the help of top soloists and the fine voices of Psallentes, this is more than two hours of sheer pleasure, nineteenth-century style.

Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) - Cantus coagulatus - Ensemble Ordo Virtutum (2015) {MGB CD 6286}

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Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) - Cantus coagulatus - Ensemble Ordo Virtutum (2015) {MGB CD 6286}

Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) - Cantus coagulatus - Ensemble Ordo Virtutum (2015) {MGB CD 6286}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 338 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 181 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 23 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Musiques Suisses | MGB CD 6286
Classical / Medieval / Renaissance / Choral

Manfred Barbarini Lupus (ca 1560) was a popular composer during the mediaeval and Renaissance periods. The St. Gallen Monastery, for whom these works were composed, was one of the most influential in Europe at that time. Performing these works is the Ensemble Ordo Virtutum. The ensemble was founded by musicologist Professor Dr. Stefen Johannes Morent, and specializes in mediaeval music.