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The American countertenor Christopher Lowrey founded the vocal ensemble Altera 'to form the beating heart of professional choral music in the United States'. Now regarded as one of the finest and most enterprising choirs on the North American continent, Altera has devised this musical tour through sacred territories which focuses on epic narratives from various periods, from Renaissance music to the present day. The programme includes timeless works by Gibbons, Lotti, Scheidt and Bruckner, as well as twentieth-century compositions by Poulenc, Messiaen and others. Barber's celebrated Adagio sits alongside the moving Salvator Mundi, taken from Herbert Howells's Requiem. Not forgetting three world premiere recordings of works written or arranged for Altera by composers Joanna Marsh, Zuzanna Koziej, and Michael Garrepy, who has arranged Were you there?
The American countertenor Christopher Lowrey founded the vocal ensemble Altera 'to form the beating heart of professional choral music in the United States'. Now regarded as one of the finest and most enterprising choirs on the North American continent, Altera has devised this musical tour through sacred territories which focuses on epic narratives from various periods, from Renaissance music to the present day. The programme includes timeless works by Gibbons, Lotti, Scheidt and Bruckner, as well as twentieth-century compositions by Poulenc, Messiaen and others. Barber's celebrated Adagio sits alongside the moving Salvator Mundi, taken from Herbert Howells's Requiem. Not forgetting three world premiere recordings of works written or arranged for Altera by composers Joanna Marsh, Zuzanna Koziej, and Michael Garrepy, who has arranged Were you there?
3701624510292
Lowrey / Ensemble Altera - Lamb's Journey - Choral Narrative From Gibbons

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Format: CD
Label: ALPHA
Rel. Date: 03/22/2024
UPC: 3701624510292

Lamb's Journey - Choral Narrative From Gibbons
Artist: Lowrey / Ensemble Altera
Format: CD
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The American countertenor Christopher Lowrey founded the vocal ensemble Altera 'to form the beating heart of professional choral music in the United States'. Now regarded as one of the finest and most enterprising choirs on the North American continent, Altera has devised this musical tour through sacred territories which focuses on epic narratives from various periods, from Renaissance music to the present day. The programme includes timeless works by Gibbons, Lotti, Scheidt and Bruckner, as well as twentieth-century compositions by Poulenc, Messiaen and others. Barber's celebrated Adagio sits alongside the moving Salvator Mundi, taken from Herbert Howells's Requiem. Not forgetting three world premiere recordings of works written or arranged for Altera by composers Joanna Marsh, Zuzanna Koziej, and Michael Garrepy, who has arranged Were you there?
        
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