Palestrina: Canticum canticorum, Spiritual madrigals
The Hilliard Ensemble : discography


EMI Reflexe CDS 7 49010 8

Playing time: 105'56

Recorded: 18.-20. & 23.XI.1984, Abbey Road Studio No.1, London

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Palestrina: Canticum canticorum, Spiritual madrigals

The Hilliard Ensemble


Contents:

CD 1
MOTETTORUM LIBER QUARTUS QUINQUE VOCIBUS EX CANTICIS CANTICORUM
 1.  Osculetur me [2:51] 
 2.  Trahe me post te [2:32] 
 3.  Nigra sum, sed formosa [3:10] 
 4.  Vineam meam non custodivi [2:09] 
 5.  Si ignoras te [2:43] 
 6.  Pulchrae sunt genae tuae [2:51] 
 7.  Fasciculus myrrhae [2:20] 
 8.  Ecce tu pulcher es [2:30] 
 9.  Tota pulchra es [2:13] 
 10.  Vulnerasti cor meum [2:50] 
 11.  Sicut lilium inter spinas [2:56] 
 12.  Introduxit me rex [2:21] 
 13.  Laeva eius [2:33] 
 14.  Vox dilecti mei [2:05] 
 15.  Surge, propera amica mea [2:16] 
 16.  Surge, amica mea [2:33] 
 17.  Dilectus meus mihi [2:31] 
 18.  Surgam et circuibo civitatem [1:57] 

CD 2
 1.  Adiuro vos, filiae Jerusalem [3:25] 
 2.  Caput eius [2:52] 
 3.  Dilectus meus descendit [2:29] 
 4.  Pulchra es, amica mea [2:37] 
 5.  Quae est ista [2:24] 
 6.  Descendi in hortum meum [2:45] 
 7.  Quam pulchri sunt [2:40] 
 8.  Duo ubera tua [3:04] 
 9.  Quam pulchra es [3:00] 
 10.  Guttur sum [2:44] 
 11.  Veni, veni dilecte mi [2:54] 

LE VERGINE (Petrarca)
MADRIGALI SPIRITUALI
from IL PRIMO LIBRI DE MADRIGALI
 12.  Vergine bella [3:34] 
 13.  Vergine saggia [3:19] 
 14.  Vergine pura [3:31] 
 15.  Vergine santa [3:54] 
 16.  Vergine sol'al mondo [4:17] 
 17.  Vergine chiara [3:19] 
 18.  Vergine, quante lagrim'ho già sparte [3:38] 
 19.  Vergine, tal è terra [4:03] 


Performers:

Gillian Fisher, soprano (1)
Lynne Dawson, soprano (2)
David James, countertenor (3)
Michael Chance, countertenor (4)
Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor (5)
John Potter, tenor (6)
Paul Hillier, baritone (7)
Michael George, bass (8)

Paul Hillier, direction

CD1 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
CD2 1-4, 14-15, 17, 19: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
CD2 5-6: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7
CD2 7-8: 2, 1, 3, 6, 7
CD2 9-10: 1, 4, 3, 5, 7
CD2 11-13, 16, 18: 2, 3, 5, 6, 7