Missa Lingua

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Graham Ross - Pange Lingua: Music for Corpus Christi (2017) [24/96]

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Graham Ross - Pange Lingua: Music for Corpus Christi (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 78:18 minutes | 1.27 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Graham Ross directs the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge in a sequence for Corpus Christi, one of the most important feasts in the liturgical calendar. Thomas Aquinas's celebrated Eucharistic hymns appear in settings from the 16th, 20th and 21st centuries, framed by two masterpieces celebrating the Holy Communion: masterpieces celebrating the Holy Communion: Josquin's Missa Pange Lingua and Finzi's extended anthem, Lo, the full, final Sacrifice.
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Graham Ross - Pange Lingua: Music for Corpus Christi (2017)

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Graham Ross - Pange Lingua: Music for Corpus Christi
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 78:18 min | 269 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 2017

Continuing its series of music for the liturgical year, the Choir of Clare College now turns its attention to the feast of Corpus Christi, with a number of pieces setting the hymns of St Thomas Aquinas. The centrepiece is a complete performance of Josquin’s great Missa Pange lingua, and the CD ends with Finzi’s ecstatic Lo, the full, final Sacrifice.
The Choir of Westminster Cathedral, James O'Donnell - Tomas Luis de Victoria: Missa Dum complerentur (1996) Reissue 2011

Tomás Luis de Victoria - Missa Dum complerentur; Motets (1996) Reissue 2011
The Choir of Westminster Cathedral; James O'Donnell, Master of Music

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 292 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 170 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Helios/Hyperion | # CDH55452 | Time: 01:09:54

Tomás Luis de Victoria was the greatest composer of the Spanish sixteenth-century ‘golden age’ of polyphonic music. This recording is of the six-voice Missa Dum complerentur, the five-part motet on which the Mass is based, and six further hymns and sequences including the great Popule meus, a setting of the Improperia (Reproaches) which form the heart of the liturgy for Good Friday. This is music of compelling beauty, which illustrates well Victoria’s extraordinary capacity to create through simple homophony extremely moving music of great expressiveness.
The Tallis Scholars - Josquin des Prez: Missa Pange Lingua / Missa La Sol Fa Re Mi (1986, Gimell Records # CDGIM 009)

Josquin des Prez - Missa Pange Lingua / Missa La Sol Fa Re Mi
The Tallis Scholars / Peter Philips
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 262 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Gimell Records # CDGIM 009 | Country/Year: UK 1986
Genre: Classical | Style: Sacred, Choral, Renaissance

"As our awards enter their fourth decade, we've paused and looked back over the first 30 years. It's gratifying to see how many of the recordings singled out for the prestigious Record of the Year have gone on to become classics of the catalogue. (…) Then there are the discs that shaped careers - violinists Nigel Kennedy (in Elgar) and Maxim Vengerov (in Prokofiev and Shostakovich) - to which you might add The Tallis Scholars' stunning disc of Masses by Josquin Desprez, a disc that elevated Early Music to the "mainstream". ~Grammophone
Anchieta, Juan de (1462-1523) - Missa sine Nomine (Josep Cabre, con - Ministriles de Marsias)

Anchieta, Juan de (1462-1523) - Missa sine Nomine (Josep Cabre, con - Ministriles de Marsias)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Cover+Booklet | 320 Mb
Label: Naxos - Date: 2003

The second son of Martín García de Anchieta and Urtayzaga de Loyola, who was a great-aunt of the future saint, Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, members of a leading family in the Basque country, Juan de Anchieta was born in 1462 near Azpeitia in Guipúzcoa in the Iraurgui valley. Although there is no information about his formative years, it is possible that he served as a chorister in the chapel of Henry IV of Castile and perhaps studied at Salamanca University, where Diego de Fermoselle, an elder brother of Juan del Encina, taught. In 1489 he was appointed as a singer in the Court Chapel of Queen Isabella the Catholic, with a salary of 20,000 maravedís, increased in 1493 to 30,000 maravedís. In 1495 he was appointed maestro di capilla to the Prince Don Juan. After the death of the Prince in 1497 he returned to the service of the Queen, to be ……
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Fabián Ximeno - México Barroco: Puebla III - Missa sobre el "Beatus Vir de Fray Xacinto" (1996)

Fabián Ximeno - México Barroco: Puebla III - Missa sobre el "Beatus Vir de Fray Xacinto"
EAC Rip | FLAC + CUE | LOG | 1CD | 208 MB | Cover | RAR
Genre: Classical Baroque | Label: URTEXT | Year: 1996

Benjamín Juárez Echenique (Conducer) - Angelicum de Puebla (Performer)
En el álbum "México Barroco-Puebla III", del sello Urtext se estrena la Missa sobre el Beatus Vir de Fray Xacinto", de Fabián Ximeno Pérez, una de las joyas musicales del barroco en la Nueva España.
Ensemble Gilles Binchois & Dominique Vellard - Isaac: Missa Virgo Prudentissima (2016) [Official Digital Download]

Ensemble Gilles Binchois & Dominique Vellard - Isaac: Missa Virgo Prudentissima (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 64:25 minutes | 611 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Heinrich Isaac’s “Missa Virgo prudentissima” stands out as a very rare work in the panorama of the Ordinary settings composed at the turn of the sixteenth century. Its monumental sound, linked to the six-voice texture - mostly used for timbral variety, but occasionally for fullness of sound - the imaginative use of its cantus firmus, and its mature and sure contrapuntal writing make it one of the most successful works by the Flemish master.
Cappella Pratensis, Stratton Bull - Josquin Desprez: Missa Ave Maris Stella (2014)

Cappella Pratensis, Stratton Bull - Josquin Desprez: Missa Ave Maris Stella (2014)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:16 | 267 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Challenge | Catalog: CC 72632

The Missa Ave Maris Stella, with its lyrically reverential mood and long duo and trio passages, is among Josquin Desprez's most popular masses, and the listener can choose from among recordings by top Renaissance a cappella vocal groups. This one by the Netherlands ensemble Cappella Pratensis presents itself as hyperauthentic. Backed by a booklet essay from Josquin specialist Jennifer Bloxam, the group purports to re-create the practices, discourse, and atmosphere that would have attended a performance of the mass in the papal chapel around the year 1500.
Capilla Peñaflorida, Ministriles de Marsias, Josep Cabré - Juan de Anchieta: Missa Sine Nomine, Salve Regina (2003)

Capilla Peñaflorida, Ministriles de Marsias, Josep Cabré - Juan de Anchieta: Missa Sine Nomine, Salve Regina (2003)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:07:14 | 289 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.555772

This superb disc of music by one of Spain's most talented early 16th century composers is exactly the sort of boost that the less well-known repertoire needs in its search for a place in today's CD collection. It is in every way a model of what a recording of Renaissance polyphony ought to be… The all male vocal ensemble sings with enormous conviction as well as firm control of rhythm and phrasing. Combining the voices with energetically played sackbuts produces a rich and dark-hued sound that feels authentically Spanish, and does full justice to this very fine music.
Odhecaton & Paolo da Col - Scarlatti: Missa Defunctorum, Salve Regina, Miserere & Magnificat (2016) [24/88]

Odhecaton & Paolo da Col - Scarlatti: Missa Defunctorum, Salve Regina, Miserere & Magnificat (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 76:23 minutes | 1.29 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This recording is a discovery of Alessandro Scarlatti’s heretofore unknown sacred music, where Renaissance tradition meets Baroque sensibility for a unique and compelling recording. At the core of Odhecaton’s latest offering is the Missa defunctorum for four voices and basso continuo. It is in this magnificent score – recorded for the first time using the critical edition of Luca Della Libera – that primarily contrapuntal writing gives way to Scarlatti’s stylistic choices of great expressivity and rhetorical force, such as in the case of the astonishing Lacrimosa.