Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652): Christus resurgens ex mortuis

Allegri’s setting of the Easter motet Christus resurgens ex mortuis (Christ, rising from the Dead) takes its text from Romans 6:9-10 & 4:25. In his introduction to the recording from which this performance is taken Harry Christophers makes the point that "Allegri is one of those composers whose reputation and renown rests on a single…