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JHC
Oct-15-2011, 00:15
This is a free legal d/l for Gramophone subscribers it is a stunner I would suggest anyone with an interest in Classical music to subscribe to The Gramophone online Magazine (it is free)


COR16053 VenetianTreasures

Gabrieli, Caldara, Monteverdi, Cavalli

The sacred choral music of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries from Venice,especially that written for the splendour of St Mark’s, has a unique style.From the rich and sonorous sound world of the Gabrielis to the airy zestfulnessof Caldara’s contemporary Vivaldi, this was music which dazzled the rest of Europe.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers







http://the-sixteen.org.uk/page/3230 (http://the-sixteen.org.uk/page/3230)

GoneBaroque
Oct-15-2011, 04:25
Thank you for the heads up on this download. Harry Christophers group are among the best in my opinion. I fondly remember their recording of Messiah which I had on LP a long time ago.

JHC
Oct-15-2011, 05:23
I have the video of them performing an anniversary performance of the Messiah in Dublin, and I agree they are a top ensemble

Soubasse
Oct-17-2011, 01:51
The Sixteen's all-Tallis disc from many years ago is still my most treasured choral disc, and one of the most treasured CDs in my collection. A superb, and superlative, group.

Contratrombone64
Oct-17-2011, 02:47
I have the Sixteen's Messiah - adore it, deeply.

JHC
Oct-17-2011, 03:52
It seems we all have impeccable taste

Contratrombone64
Oct-17-2011, 04:06
Well, not sure about that, Colin ... I mean, afterall, Teddy and I both do talk to you.

JHC
Oct-17-2011, 05:23
Well that is proof of the highest order

teddy
Oct-17-2011, 12:38
Well that is proof of the highest order

Thought you had written - that is proof of the highest odour. :)

teddy

Contratrombone64
Oct-17-2011, 14:08
indeed @ teddles

JHC
Oct-17-2011, 22:45
@ CT&teddy Internet bullies, picking on poor defenceless Kiwis

Dorsetmike
Oct-17-2011, 22:47
Yeah, shame on them!!!!!!!!