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Title:
The doctrine of wisdom sacred choral music of William Mathias
Author:
Mathias, William.
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Publication Information:
Brewster, MA : Distributed by Paraclete Press Division of Creative Joys, [1998]

℗1998
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (75 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Program notes by Craig Timberlake and texts with translations (23 p.) in container.

Compact disc.

For mixed chorus and various instrumental accompaniment.
Language:
English
Contents:
Missa brevis : Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei -- Rex gloriae : Laetentur coeli, Victimae paschali, O nata lux, O Rex gloriae -- Except the Lord build the house -- Angelus -- Veni sancte spiritus -- The doctrine of wisdom -- The Lord is my shepherd -- Hodie, Christus natus est -- Alleluia -- Ad majorem dei gloriam.
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ISBN:
9781557252104
UPC:
0988700262
Format :
Music CD

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Glori Dei Cantores celebrates the exuberance and touching humanity of this great Welsh composer. This recording of Mathias's sacred choral music includes several recorded premieres as well as his last sacred choral work, Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam . Also featured are the Missa Brevis, Rex Glori (four a cappella motets), The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) sung in Welsh by the men's choir, and Veni Sancte Spiritus (commissioned for the Three Choirs Festival in 1985), among other works. This release from Glori Dei Cantores was recorded in Methuen Memorial Music Hall (Methuen, Massachusetts) with its grand acoustic and superb organ. It was award a Rosette by the Penguin Guide to Compact Discs .


Summary

Gloriæ Dei Cantores celebrates the exuberance and touching humanity of this great Welsh composer. This recording of Mathias's sacred choral music includes several recorded premieres as well as his last sacred choral work, Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam.