Nunc Dimittis – Huw Morgan (2015)

A setting of the Nunc Dimittis (Luke 2: 29-32) in English by Huw Morgan. Sung here by the Merbecke Choir of Southwark Cathedral. This work is published by Firehead Editions: http://fireheadeditions.com/downloads… Photograph of Muckross Abbey, Ireland, by the composer. www.huwmorgantheorgan.com www.merbecke.org.uk Enjoy :-). mfi

John Blow (1649-1708): Salvator mundi, salva nos

Many things changed drastically in England once the Puritan government fell and the monarchy under Charles II was restored. Among the things that changed was that Church music was suddenly allowable again. Among the things that didn’t change was the fact that Latin texts remained distinctly non grata in Anglican churches. This didn’t stop Purcell…

When David Heard – The Gesualdo Six

The Gesualdo Six are a vocal sextet made up of six male voices, specialising in the performance of renaissance polyphony. The group was formed in 2014 by its director, Owain Park. Recent repertoire has included Carlo Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday (Feria Quinta), Monteverdi’s Rimanti in Pace, and Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices. Source:…