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Proms at ... Cadogan Hall 1: VOCES8

Live at the BBC Proms. VOCES8 sing works spanning ten centuries of choral music from Hildegard of Bingen and Pérotin to Jonathan Dove and a BBC commission from Alexia Sloane.

Live at the BBC Proms: VOCES8 sing works from Hildegard of Bingen and Perotin to Jonathan Dove and a BBC commission from Alexia Sloane, via Josquin, Victoria and Gibbons.

Live from Cadogan Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Hildegard von Bingen
Spiritus sanctus vivificans

Pérotin
Viderunt omnes

Josquin des Prez
Ave Maria … Virgo serena

Jean Mouton
Nesciens mater virgo virum

Tomás Luis de Victoria
Regina coeli (a 8)

Jonathan Dove
Vadam et circuibo civitatem

Orlande de Lassus
Missa 'Bell'Amfitrit'altera' – Gloria

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Magnificat primi toni

William Byrd
Sing joyfully unto God our strength

Alexia Sloane
Earthward
BBC commission: world premiere

Orlando Gibbons
O clap your hands together

VOCES8

From the supple plainchant melodies of Hildegard of Bingen to the sophisticated choral polyphony of Palestrina, Byrd and Lassus, Proms debut artists VOCES8 return to music’s origins to launch a sequence of lunchtime concerts spanning 800 years.

1 hour, 3 minutes

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Music Played

  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Spiritus sanctus vivificans

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Pérotin

    Viderunt omnes (excerpt)

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Ave Maria ... Virgo serena

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Jean Mouton

    Nesciens mater virgo virum

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Regina Caeli a 8

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Jonathan Dove

    Vadam et circuibo civitatem

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Missa Bell' Amfitrit' altera - Gloria

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Magnificat Primi Toni

    Ensemble: VOCES8.
  • William Byrd

    Sing joyfully unto God our strength

    Choir: VOCES8.
  • Alexia Sloane

    Earthward

    Choir: VOCES8.

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