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Music for Advent from
choir and saxophone -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... beautifully shaped in both the renaissance and contemporary repertoire ...'

Drop down, ye heavens - Siglo de Oro. © 2016 Delphian Records Ltd

Advent has, for many centuries, always been regarded as a period with its own distinctive words and music and its own very singular liturgical celebrations. And for nearly a thousand years the Catholic Church has always encouraged the custom of the singing of Latin antiphons, all this in the final seven days before Christmas in preparation for the coming of the Saviour on 25 December. These old antiphons, if modest in length, are subtle and powerful, and with their concentrated musical and literary structure they are vehicles of an almost mystic mood of expectation. Indeed, they have come to be known as the 'Great O Antiphons'...

Copyright © 20 November 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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DROP DOWN YE HEAVENS - SIGLO DE ORO

JUDITH WEIR

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

DELPHIAN RECORDS LTD

CHORAL MUSIC

SAXOPHONE MUSIC

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