Spain / Belgium / Argentina, 1989, Renaissance music / Baroque music / Christian liturgical music / choral

La Capella Reial / Jordi Savall / Montserrat Figueras / Guy de Mey / Maria Cristina KiehrVespro della Beata Vergine: I know why the seraphim have six wings, and a clue to the reason is contained within this music, in what those two serpahim don’t sing publicly. The closer the libretto strays into The Song of Solomon poetic territory, such as in “Audi cœlum”, the closer we get to the heart of the mystery. The understated character of the “Magnificat” is just perfection.

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