Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Alma Redemptoris Mater

Choirs are looking at Advent material, and it is surely the year to bring the chant of Alma Redemptoris Mater into common usage. There are also many polyphonic settings available.

Our choir doesn't sing this setting by Victoria (we use Guerrero) but it seems very beautiful, even with the limits of this live performance.

And here is Palestrina

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