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European Sacred Music

By John Rutter

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European Sacred Music composed by John Rutter (1945-). Edited by John Rutter. For Mixed Choir. Mixed Voices. Oxford Choral Classics Collections. Sacred, Choral Collection. Level B-C (easy - moderately difficult). Choral collection. 384 pages. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193436954).

ISBN 9780193436954. Sacred, Choral Collection. 11 x 7 inches.

The Oxford Choral Classics series gathers together over 300 of the world's choral masterpieces into a unique set of anthologies spanning the whole of Western choral literature. Each volume contains all the established classics of its genre under one cover, in authoritative new editions and at a price that gives fabulous value for money.European Sacred Music is a collection of over 50 of the finest examples of sacred choral music from continental Europe, ranging from the sixteenth to twentieth centuries. John Rutter has prepared completely new editions of all the pre-twentieth-century items, going back to the earliest and most reliable manuscript or printed sources. New English singing translations are provided for most pieces, and playable keyboard reductions.Orchestrations are available for hire for the eight accompanied items (Bach: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht; Buxtehude: Magnificat; Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine; Franck: Panis angelicus; Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo; Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden; Monteverdi: Beatus vir; Mozart: Ave verum Corpus)Some items from this volume are available separately as leaflets in the Oxford Choral Classics Octavo series.

  • Miserere (Maundy Thursday; Good Friday)  Performed by Lorenzo Allegri
  • Christus factus est (Maundy Thursday; Good Friday)  Performed by Anerio (F.)
  • The Lord's Prayer  Performed by Anton Stepanovich Arensky
  • O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118 (Lent)  Performed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ach, arme Welt, Op. 110 no.2 (Funerals and commemorations)  Performed by Johannes Brahms
  • Geistliches Lied, Op. 30 (Lent)  Performed by Johannes Brahms
  • Warum ist das Licht, Op. 74 no.1 (Lent)  Performed by Johannes Brahms
  • Ave Maria (Blessed Virgin Mary; Advent)  Performed by Anton Bruckner
  • Locus iste (Dedication Festival)  Performed by Anton Bruckner
  • Os justi (Saints' Days)  Performed by Anton Bruckner
  • Magnificat (Evening Prayer service setting; Blessed Virgin Mary)  Performed by Dietrich Buxtehude
  • O vos omnes (Good Friday)  Performed by Casals
  • Cantique de Jean Racine (Morning Prayer)  Performed by FaurŽ
  • Panis angelicus (Corpus Christi; Holy Communion anthem)  Performed by Cesar Auguste Franck
  • Jubilate Deo a 8  Performed by Gabrieli (G)
  • The Cherubic Hymn (Trinity)  Performed by Mikhail Glinka
  • Ave maris stella (Blessed Virgin Mary)  Performed by Edvard Grieg
  • Ave Virgo sanctissima (Blessed Virgin Mary)  Performed by Guerrero
  • Pater noster  Performed by Handl (Gallus)
  • Dixit Maria (Blessed Virgin Mary; Advent)  Performed by Hans Leo Hassler
  • Crux fidelis (Good Friday)  Performed by John IV Of Portugal
  • Adoramus te, Christe (Good Friday)  Performed by Orlande De Lassus
  • Ave verum Corpus (Holy Communion anthem; Corpus Christi)  Performed by Orlande De Lassus
  • Timor et tremor (Lent)  Performed by Orlande De Lassus
  • Crucifixus a 8 (Good Friday)  Performed by Antonio Lotti
  • Verleih uns Frieden  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Psalm 43 (Richte mich, Gott)  Performed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
  • Beatus vir (Saints' Days)  Performed by Claudio Monteverdi
  • Cantate Domino  Performed by Claudio Monteverdi
  • Christe, adoramus te (Good Friday)  Performed by Claudio Monteverdi
  • Exsultate Deo  Performed by Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina
  • Sicut Cervus  Performed by Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina
  • Tu es Petrus and Quodcumque ligaveris (Saints' Days)  Performed by Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina
  • Salve Regina (Blessed Virgin Mary)  Performed by Francis Poulenc
  • Abendlied, Op. 69 no. 3 (Evening Prayer)  Performed by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
  • Unser lieben Frauen Traum (Good Friday)  Performed by Max Reger
  • O salutaris Hostia (Corpus Christi; Holy Communion anthem)  Performed by Gioachino Rossini
  • Psalm 23 (Weddings; Funerals and commemorations)  Performed by Franz Schubert
  • Psalm 100  Performed by SchŸtz
  • Selig sind die Toten (Funerals and commemoraitons)  Performed by SchŸtz
  • Laudate Dominum  Performed by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
  • Hymn to the Virgin (Blessed Virgin Mary)  Performed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Exsultate Justi  Performed by Lodovico Da Viadana
  • Ave Maria a 4 (Blessed Virgin Mary; Advent)  Performed by Tomas Luis De Victoria
  • Jesu, dulcis memoria (Funerals and commemorations; Holy Communion anthem)  Performed by Tomas Luis De Victoria
  • O quam gloriosum (All Saints)  Performed by Tomas Luis De Victoria

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  • May 19, 2012 Great collection

    A splendid collection of classics from across the centuries. Impeccably presented, instantly readable. A repertoire in a book for a serious choir.

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  • August 23, 2011 European Sacred Music

    A wonderful book

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