Brahms & Bruckner: Motets Tenebrae & Nigel Short

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Album-Release:
2015

HRA-Release:
02.04.2019

Label: Signum Classics

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Choral

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  • Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896):
  • 1Aequalis No. 101:39
  • 2Virga jesse floruit03:57
  • 3Ecce sacerdos magnus06:34
  • 4Christus factus est05:55
  • 5Locus iste03:30
  • Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897): Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109:
  • 6Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109: I. Unsere Väter hofften auf dich02:06
  • 7Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109: II. Wenn ein starker Gewappneter02:59
  • 8Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109: III. Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk04:56
  • Anton Bruckner:
  • 9Os Justi05:03
  • Johannes Brahms:
  • 10Ave Maria, Op. 1204:40
  • Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45:
  • 11Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45: How lovely Are thy dwellings06:19
  • Anton Bruckner:
  • 12Ave Maria04:07
  • 13Tota pulchra es05:49
  • Johannes Brahms: Drei motetten, Op. 110:
  • 14Drei motetten, Op. 110: I. Ich aber bin elend03:36
  • 15Drei motetten, Op. 110: II. Ach, arme Welt02:02
  • 16Drei motetten, Op. 110: III. Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein03:31
  • Johannes Brahms:
  • 17Geistliches Lied, Op. 3005:50
  • 18Aequalis No. 201:41
  • Total Runtime01:14:14

Info for Brahms & Bruckner: Motets



Considered among the finest of contemporary vocal ensembles, the London-based Tenebrae conducted by Nigel Short have gained renown for their powerfully commanding recordings that range from medieval to contemporary works. Their latest release is no exception as Tenebrae give movingly gorgeous and intricate performances of a selection of motets by Johannes Brahms and Anton Bruckner. A portion of the proceeds from sales of this recording will be donated to MacMillan Cancer Support.

"A carefully programmed collection of motets by both composers makes for some very interesting listening. Where Brahm's choral writing bears a certain internal gravity, characterized by sharply defined harmony, Bruckner's writing is expressed with a wide-open pathos emulating well that composer's effort to effect cathedrals of musical worship (this can be heard in the Ave Maria). The vocal ensemble Tenebrae, directed by Nigel Short, is capture in well-balanced opulence. The sound is sensuously plush and warm." (C. Michael Bailey, Allaboutjazz.com)

Tenebrae
Nigel Short, conductor

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