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The Company of Heaven

Choral music written in honour of Christian saints performed by Renaissance polyphony experts The Cardinall's Musick, conducted by Andrew Carwood.

A concert recorded last night at Wigmore Hall in London, given by The Cardinall's Musick.
Works connected to individual female saints inform this programme by a vocal ensemble whose performances of the Renaissance repertoire have won consistent acclaim. Initially focusing on St Mary Magdalene, the concert closes with the Magnificat, the Virgin Mary’s hymn of thanksgiving.

Introduced by Ian Skelly

Thomas Crecquillon (c.1505-1557) - Congratulamini mihi
Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599) - Missa Congratulamini mihi
Gregorian Chant - Propers for the Feast of St Mary Magdalene

INTERVAL

Peter Philips (c.1560-1628) - Cecilia Virgo
Philippe Verdelot (c.1480-1530) - Salve Barbara
Adrian Willaert (c.1490-1562) - In tua patientia
Francisco Guerrero - Surge propera
Luca Marenzio (1553-1599) - Cantantibus organis
Daniel Torquet - Cantantibus organis
William Byrd (c.1540-1623) - Salve regina
Michael Praetorius (c.1571-1621) - Regina caeli jubila
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525-1594) - Magnificat primi toni

The Cardinall's Musick
Andrew Carwood (conductor)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Thomas Crecquillon

    Congratulamini mihi

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Gregorian chant

    Introitus - Me expectaverunt (Propers for the feast of St Mary Magdalene)

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Missa Congratulamini mihi: Credo

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Missa Congratulamini mihi: Credo

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Gregorian chant

    Alleluia - Diffusa est (Propers for the feast of St Mary Magdalene)

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Missa Congratulamini mihi: Credo

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Gregorian chant

    Offertorium - Filiae regum (Propers for the feast of St Mary Magdalene)

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Missa Congratulamini mihi: Sanctus & Benedictus

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Gregorian chant

    Communio - Feci judicium (Propers for the feast of St Mary Magdalene)

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Missa Congratulamini mihi: Agnus Dei

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Gregorian chant

    Ite missa est (Propers for the feast of St Mary Magdalene)

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 4 No 2

    Performer: Richard Egarr. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Peter Philips

    Caecilia virgo

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Conductor: Andrew Carwood.
  • Philippe Verdelot

    Salve Barbara

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Adriaan Willaert

    In tua patientia

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Surge propera

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Luca Marenzio

    Cantantibus organis

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Daniel Torquet

    Cantantibus organis

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • William Byrd

    Salve regina

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Regina caeli jubila

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Magnificat primi toni

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    Joseph, lieber Joseph mein

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Dieu parmi nous (La Nativité du Seigneur)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • DG.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat major, K 447

    Performer: Radovan Vlatković. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Director: Jeffrey Tate.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.

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