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Chant St.Peters Abbey Choi
Chant CD (1999)
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Chant Monks Of Santo Domingo De Silos
Chant CD (1994) 5 stars
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Floating enigmatically above the rarified pastures of the Billboard Top 10 (only recently visited by the THREE TENORS), CHANT is unquestionably the most remarkable chart success of 1994--selling in unparalleled numbers for a medieval recording. Perhaps the key difference is that where many previous releases of Gregorian chants were recorded in the studio by professional singers who specialize in early music, CHANT documents the work of actual monks in a medieval abbey--bathing their voices in the vast, reverberant soundstage of a church. And yet, given the musical and commercial triumphs of this obscure order of Benedictine monks from Spain, can an army of monk-habit brown-hooded copycats--chanting in divine unison--be far behind? The serene modal melodies which comprise CHANT are part ...
Chant Asmif / Marriner / Brown / Christopher Parkening
Chant CD (1994)
CD $15.89 Buy It  Details
Floating enigmatically above the rarified pastures of the Billboard Top 10 (only recently visited by the THREE TENORS), CHANT is unquestionably the most remarkable chart success of 1994--selling in unparalleled numbers for a medieval recording. Perhaps the key difference is that where many previous releases of Gregorian chants were recorded in the studio by professional singers who specialize in early music, CHANT documents the work of actual monks in a medieval abbey--bathing their voices in the vast, reverberant soundstage of a church. And yet, given the musical and commercial triumphs of this obscure order of Benedictine monks from Spain, can an army of monk-habit brown-hooded copycats--chanting in divine unison--be far behind? The serene modal melodies which comprise CHANT are part of the surviving Latin liturgical tradition of the medieval Western church. Owing to the purported influence of Pope Gregory The Great, these melodies are commonly referred to as Gregorian chants, although many historians and musicologists dispute his firsthand involvement (and point to an older tradition of Roman and Judaic source materials). As a result, this early style of Western music is also referred to as "plainchant" or "plainsong." These plainchants were originally passed along to the next generation as part of Christian oral traditions, seeing as how there was no form of musical notation before the 9th century, and no precise pitch representation for another century or so beyond that. One can best convey how this hypnotic music sounds ...

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Top Conductors Ismael Fernandez de la Cu (1) • Francisco Lara (1)
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Top Performers Iona [Conductor Brown / Violin] (1) • John Constable [Keyboards] (1) • Lionel Handy (1) • All 5 Performers 
Top Works Alleluia, beatus vir qui suffert, in mode 1 (1) • Ave mundi spes Maria, sequence in modes 7 & 8 (1) • Capriol Suite for piano, 4 hands or string orchestra (1) • All 30 Works 

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