19. January 2014 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Monteverdi: Cantate Domino
Voices of Music

From the YouTube page:
Monteverdi’s classic motet, performed on original instruments by the Early Music ensemble Voices of Music. In Cantate Domino, Monteverdi interweaves an unusual dual ritornello structure with alternating sections of rich polyphony.

Voices of Music
Hanneke van Proosdij & David Tayler, directors

Laura Heimes, soprano
Jennifer Ellis Kampani, soprano
John Taylor Ward, baritone
Carla Moore, baroque violin
Elizabeth Blumenstock, baroque violin
(violin courtesy of Philharmonia period instrument trust)
Lisa Grodin, baroque viola
William Skeen, viola da gamba
David Tayler, archlute
Hanneke van Proosdij, baroque organ

Cantate Domino canticum novum,
Cantate et benedicite nomini ejus,
Quia mirabilia fecit.
Cantate et exultate et psallite
In cythara et voce psalmi,
Quia mirabilia fecit.

Sing to the Lord a new song,
sing and praise to his name,
for he has done great works.
Sing, rejoice and praise
with harp and the sound of psalms,
for he has done great works. Psalm 96:1,2; Psalm 98:1,5

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