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Composer of the Week: Palestrina


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4/5. In the Service of God. Palestrina spent almost his entire life as a church musician.
Donald Macleod and Jeremy Summerly trace the path of his career through the highest echelons of the Roman Catholic Church.
Tu Es Petrus Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Credo (Missa Ecce Sacerdos Magnus)
BBC Singers, director Stephen Cleobury
0 Rex Gloriae; Agnus Dei (Missa 0 Rex Gloriae) Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Gloria; Credo (Missa Assumpta Est Maria) Cambridge Clare College Choir, conductor Timothy Brown
Vexilla Regis Musica Contexta, director Simon Ravens
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Musician: Donald MacLeod
Musician: Jeremy Summerly
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Timothy Brown
Director: Simon Ravens

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Composer of the Week: Palestrina

BBC Radio 3, 17 February 2005 12.00

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