Great European Choral Works / The Sixteen

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"Let these glorious sounds fill your ears and lift your spirits." GRAMOPHONE "Outstanding...astonishing stylistic and expressive range." BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE "One of the finest choirs...

"Let these glorious sounds fill your ears and lift your spirits." GRAMOPHONE "Outstanding...astonishing stylistic and expressive range." BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE "One of the finest choirs of our day." GRAMOPHONE This disc features music from over a dozen composers representing ten countries from Palestrina's Assumpta Est Maria and Monteverdi's Beatus Vir to excerpts from Poulenc's Sept Répons des Ténèbrae and Frank Martin's Mass for Double Choir. This disc provides a superb collection of works from some of Europe's most celebrated composers and, alongside the first disc in this set, Great British Choral Works, is the perfect introduction to The Sixteen's wonderful music



Product Description:


  • Release Date: May 28, 2012


  • UPC: 828021610226


  • Catalog Number: COR16102


  • Label: CORO


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: Antonio Teixeira, Claudio Monteverdi, Dietrich Buxtehude, Francis Poulenc, Frank Martin, Gabriel Fauré, George Frideric Handel, Giovanni Palestrina, Heinrich Schütz, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms, Orlando de Lassus, Tomás L. de Victoria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


  • Conductor: Harry Christophers


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: The Sixteen


  • Performer: Carolyn Sampson, Elin Manahan Thomas, Grace Davidson, Joseph Cornwell, Julian Stocker, Libby Crabtree, Lisa Beckley, Mark Dobell, Rebecca Outram, Rob Macdonald, Robert Evans, Ruth Dean, Sally Dunkley, Simon Birchall, Tim Jones