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Sacred Music, Series One / Christophers/Sixteen, Beale [2 DVD]

Album Summary

>Abelard, Peter : Work(s)
>Leonin : Work(s)
>Pérotin : Work(s)
>Palestrina, Giovanni : Work(s)
>Des Préz, Josquin : Work(s)
>Lassus, Orlando de : Work(s)
>Byrd, William : Work(s)
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Fascinating stories, beautiful architecture, and some of the greatest music ever written - CORO brings the BBC's groundbreaking TV series to DVD! The complete first series charts the fascinating history of sacred music from the Notre Dame School to Johann Sebastian Bach. Presented by celebrated actor and former chorister Simon Russell Beale, this DVD also features Harry Christophers and his award-winning group, The Sixteen. Filmed on location across Europe, from Rome and Paris to Leipzig and London. Bonus features include extra tracks by The Sixteen, a preview of 'Sacred Music: An Easter Concert' (due for release on CORO DVD in April 2010), Harry Christophers' Top 10 recordings, biographies, images, and much more.



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Works Details

>Abelard, Peter : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Medieval

>Léonin (circa 1130 - 1201) : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Medieval

>Pérotin (circa 1160 - circa 1230) : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Written: circa 1200

>Palestrina, Giovanni : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Des Préz, Josquin : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Lassus, Orlando de : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Byrd, William : Work(s)
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Ensemble: The Sixteen
  • Period Time: Renaissance