Nicholas Ludford: Missa Dominica
Trinity Boys Choir / Handbell Choir Gotha / Lewis Brito-Babapulle, Organ / David Swinson
Rondeau – ROP8001
Ludford’s Lady Masses stand apart from his more widely recorded Festal masses for their alternatim settings and unusual 3-part scoring. For this recording, composer and musicologist Graham Lack has realised an organ part through faburden and extempore accompaniment techniques that allows Missa Dominica to be sung by boys and tenors. Alternate verses are sung to Sarum chant.
Trinity Boys Choir have an incredibly warm sound, and one is charmed by the beauty of their collective tone [...]
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