Scenes from the Gospels | Atma Classique ACD22695

Scenes from the Gospels


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Label: Atma Classique

Cat No: ACD22695

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 24th February 2014



Under the direction of Peter Schubert, the vocal ensemble VivaVoce returns with a new recording of Renaissance motets based on texts from the Gospels. The pieces on this recording were composed between 1500 and 1564 by the “lost generation” of composers - Willaert, Manchicourt and Gombert, and depict various events in the life of Jesus, from birth to crucifixion.

Founded in 1998 in Montreal by Peter Schubert, VivaVoce is a mixed-voice ensemble of very polished singers. They produce a body of sound that seems larger than their 12 voices, but is always clear and precise in all aspects of the singing. The award-winning VivaVoce is committed to performing classical music from all periods and to developing the art of Canadian choral music by commissioning at least one new work each year.

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