A Rose Magnificat

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A Rose Magnificat

Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort

£8.31

With any new recording from Paul McCreesh and his Gabrieli Consort, you know to some extent what you’re going to get: glorious music, sung with intensity, passion and matchless technical aplomb, beautifully conceived and presented. The real pleasure, however, is always considerably enhanced by the ever imaginative and thoughtful programming, and by the often surprising juxtapositions thus created. And so it is with their latest release, ‘A Rose Magnificat’ which brings together British music from the Renaissance and the 20th and 21st centuries, centred on the theme of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The figure of Mary has been the source of a particularly rich seam of both music... read more

With any new recording from Paul McCreesh and his Gabrieli Consort, you know to some extent what you’re going to get: glorious music, sung with intensity, passion and matchless technical aplomb, beautifully conceived and presented. The real pleasure, however, is always considerably enhanced by the e... read more

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