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Music from Magdalen - Sheppard, Davy, Mason / Christophers

Album Summary

>Plainchant : Magnificat Antiphon--Inclita sancte (Mode 1)
>Sheppard, John : Magnificat a.4 (Mode 1)
>Sheppard, John : O happy dames
>Mason, John : Vae nobis miseris, for soloists & chorus
>Sheppard, John : Laudem dicite Deo, for 5 voices
>Davy, Richard : Joan is sick and ill at ease
>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine I for 4 voices (Passion Sunday)
>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine no 2
>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine no 3
>Sheppard, John : Spiritum Sanctus Procedens for 5 voices
>Plainchant : Magnificat antiphon-- In diebus illis (Mode 7)
>Davy, Richard : Ah myn hart, remembir thee well, for 3 voices
>Mason, John : Quales sumus, antiphon for 5 voices
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Notes & Reviews:

Magdalen College, oxford was a center of excellence in the sixteenth century, with three of the era's greatest composers-John Sheppard, Richard Davy, and John Mason-holding the position of Master of the Choristers during a prolific period of English music. Harry Christophers presents the unique Magdalen sound in sublime music from these composers, performed by The Magdalen Collection, all ex-Academic Clerks of Magdalen College, oxford. Harry Christophers is best known as founder and conductor of the choral group The Sixteen and its orchestra, The Symphony of Harmony and Invention.



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Works Details

>Plainchant : Magnificat Antiphon--Inclita sancte (Mode 1)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Sheppard, John : Magnificat a.4 (Mode 1)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Sheppard, John : O happy dames
  • Performers: Peter Harvey (Bass Baritone); David Roy (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Mason, John : Vae nobis miseris, for soloists & chorus
  • Performers: Peter Harvey (Bass Baritone); James Oxley (Tenor); David Roy (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Sheppard, John : Laudem dicite Deo, for 5 voices
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Davy, Richard : Joan is sick and ill at ease
  • Performers: Peter Harvey (Bass Baritone); David Roy (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine I for 4 voices (Passion Sunday)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine no 2
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1553-1558

>Sheppard, John : In manus tuas Domine no 3
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1553-1558

>Sheppard, John : Spiritum Sanctus Procedens for 5 voices
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Plainchant : Magnificat antiphon-- In diebus illis (Mode 7)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Davy, Richard : Ah myn hart, remembir thee well, for 3 voices
  • Performers: Jonathan Arnold (Bass-Baritone); Stuart Beer
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Mason, John : Quales sumus, antiphon for 5 voices
  • Performers: Jonathan Arnold (Bass-Baritone); James Oxley (Tenor); David Roy (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Magdalen Collection
  • Notes: Magdalen College, Oxford, England (01/03/1997-01/05/1997)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance