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RECORDING CATALOGUE 2018 - 2019


Contents Period Eton Choirbook British Renaissance European Renaissance Baroque Polish Baroque 19th and 20th Centuries Contemporary

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Composers Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Tomás Luis de Victoria Claudio Monteverdi Henry Purcell George Frideric Handel Johann Sebastian Bach Benjamin Britten James MacMillan

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Collections The Choral Pilgrimage 2001-2019 Christmas DVDs Boxed Sets

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Other Artists CORO Connections Handel and Haydn Society

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Other Forthcoming Releases Contact Us Awards and Distributors

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NB: All our recordings are available to purchase from our website as CDs or downloads. We offer several different download formats: MP3, AAC, FLAC, ALAC and for more recent releases, Studio Master, 96kHz/24-bit FLAC and ALAC.

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Eton Choirbook The Rose and the Ostrich Feather

The Voices of Angels

Music by Browne, Cornysh, Fayrfax, Hygons and Turges.

The Crown of Thorns

Eton Choirbook Vol. V

Music by Davy, Lambe, Plummer and William of Stratford.

COR16002

COR16026

Eton Choirbook Vol. I

Music by Browne, Cornysh, Davy and Sheryngham.

Boxed set 5 CDs. All ďŹ ve volumes in one slipcased edition.

The Pillars of Eternity Eton Choirbook Vol. III COR16022

The Eton Choirbook Collection

Music by Cornysh, Davy, Lambe and Wylkynson.

COR16040

COR16012

Eton Choirbook Vol. II

Star of Heaven

The Flower of All Virginity

The Eton Choirbook Legacy

Eton Choirbook Vol. IV

COR16166

COR16018

Music by Browne, Fayrfax, Kellyk and Nesbett.

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2018 Release Music from and inspired by the Eton Choirbook. Features music by Wylkynson, Cornysh, Lambe, Joseph Phibbs, Philip Cooke, Marco Galvani, Sir James MacMillan and Stephen Hough.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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British Renaissance The Flowering of Genius

Treasures of Tudor England

COR16001

COR16056

Music by Guerrero, Tallis, Victoria, Sheppard, Monte and Byrd.

Spem in Alium

Ceremony and Devotion

SACD-CD Hybrid (plays on all CD players) The famous 40-part motet and other music by Tallis.

Music by Tallis, Byrd and Sheppard.

Music for the Tudors COR16077

CORSACD16016

Music for Monarchs and Magnates

Philip & Mary

The Voice of the Turtle Dove

Music by English and Spanish composers including Tallis and Guerrero. COR16119

COR16037

A Marriage of England & Spain

Robert Carver

COR16140

COR16051

Includes Carver’s O bone Jesu and Missa Dum sacrum mysterium.

Music from the golden age of Renaissance polyphony in England. Features music by Sheppard, Davy and Mundy.

The Deer’s Cry

Master of the Scottish Renaissance

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Music by Parsons, White and Tye composed during the turbulent years of the English Reformation.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

Music by Arvo Pärt and Byrd. The album includes Pärt’s stunningly beautiful The Deer’s Cry and Byrd’s mighty eight-voice motet, Ad Dominum cum tribularer.


European Renaissance Allegri Miserere

Streams of Tears

Music by Padilla, one of the most important composers of the ‘New World’. COR16059

COR16014

Music by Palestrina, Lotti and Allegri.

Guerrero: Missa de la batalla escoutez

A Golden Age

of Portuguese Music

COR16067

COR16020

Sacred music by Melgás and Rebelo.

The Earth Resounds

Renaissance Portugal

COR16097

COR16032

Sacred Music of Cardoso and Lôbo Cardoso’s Missa Regina caeli and Lôbo’s Missa Pro Defunctis a 8.

Music by Josquin, Brumel and Lassus including movements from Brumel’s thrilling Missa Et ecce terraemotus.

Flight of Angels

Music from the Sistine Chapel

COR16128

Music by Allegri, Anerio, Palestrina and Marenzio. COR16047

Guerrero’s Missa de la batalla escoutez and Janequin’s La Guerre.

Music fom the Spanish Renaissance. Features music by Guerrero and Lobo including Guerrero’s Duo Seraphim and Lobo’s beautiful Versa est in luctum.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Baroque Venetian Treasures

Includes Scarlatti’s Iste Confessor, Missa Breve ‘La Stella’ and his setting of the Stabat Mater.

Teixeira: Te Deum

Music by Gabrieli, Caldara, Monteverdi and Cavalli. COR16053

COR16003

Scarlatti: Iste Confessor

Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri

Award-winning disc Schütz: Musikalische Exequien

COR16036

Includes Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien and Deutsches Magnificat.

Soloists: Carolyn Sampson, Libby Crabtree, Robin Blaze, James Gilchrist and Simon Birchall. COR16082

COR16009

A multi-award-winning recording of this lavish, but relatively unknown work by Teixeira.

Vivaldi: Gloria / Bach: Mass in G major

Music from the Chapel Royal 17 century anthems by Cooke and his pupils, Humfrey and Blow. COR16041

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Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

COR16162

‘The King’s Musick’

Orchestral tour 2018 Two great Barqoue favourites on one disc Vivaldi’s uplifting Gloria and Bach’s inventive Mass in G major.


Polish Baroque

COR16130

The Sixteen’s Polish series is conducted by Associate Conductor Eamonn Dougan

Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki

Music from the Polish Baroque. This recording includes Pękiel’s Ave Maria, Audite mortales and Missa Concertata La Lombardesca.

Helper and Protector Italian Maestri in Poland COR16141

COR16110

Bartłomiej Pękiel

The Blossoming Vine

COR16153

COR16123

Works by Marenzio, Pacelli and Bertolusi including the premiere recording of the complete Missa super Iniquos odio habui by Marenzio.

Marcin Mielczewski

Italian Maestri in Poland

Includes works by Pacelli, Bertolusi and G.F. Anerio who flourished at the court of King Sigismund III during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

Gorczycki was regarded as the outstanding Polish composer of the high baroque. This recording includes his Conductus funebris, Litania de Providentia and Missa Rorate caeli.

Mielczewski learnt his craft from the Italian masestri working in Poland but he also embraced the ‘modern’ style. This selction of his music includes his Benedictio et claritas, Missa O gloriosa domina and two canzoni.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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19th and 20th Centuries Frank Martin

The Sixteen | BBC Philharmonic Harry Christophers Music by Stravinsky, Poulenc and Tippett.

Award-winning disc

COR16029

COR16013

à la Gloire de Dieu

An American Collection COR16031

COR16023

Music by Jolivet, Messiaen and Daniel-Lesur.

COR16050

COR16006

Britten Choral Works I

COR16057

COR16034

Britten Choral Works II

Award-winning disc Britten: Fen and Meadow

COR16149

COR16038

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The Sixteen | Academy of St Martin in the Fields Harry Christophers Fauré’s Requiem and Mozart’s Vespers all on one disc. Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas, Ruth Massey, Mark Dobell and Roderick Williams.

Francis Poulenc

Britten Choral Works III

Includes Choral Dances from ‘Gloriana’, Five Flower Songs and Sacred and Profane.

Brahms’ beautiful version for choir and piano duet. Soloists: Elin Manahan Thomas and Eamonn Dougan.

Fauré: Requiem

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols Includes A Ceremony of Carols, Missa Brevis in D, A Boy was Born.

Also includes music by Bernstein, Reich, Fine, Copland and Del Tredici.

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Britten: Blest Cecilia Includes Hymn to the Virgin, Rejoice in the Lamb, Hymn to St Cecilia, Antiphon, Te Deum Lamb in C C, Jubilate Deo and Festival Te Deum.

Award-winning disc Barber: Agnus Dei

La Jeune France

Award-winning disc

Includes his stunning Mass for Double Choir alongside several chansons.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

Music with themes of conflict and atonement by Poulenc. It includes Un soir de neige, Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence and his sublime Salve Regina.


Contemporary James MacMillan: Miserere COR16096

Music by Carver, Sir James MacMillan, Cornysh and Ramsey.

Ikon of Light

John Tavener The original recording of Ikon of Light from The Sixteen and a Special Commemorative Edition which was released in the year of Tavener’s death and includes a new essay.

Settings of Stabat Mater

COR16140

COR16069

COR16144

COR16071

O Guiding Night

COR16150

COR16090

The Spanish Mystics

Music by Tarik O’Regan, Roderick Williams and Ruth Byrchmore. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

Music by Arvo Pärt and Byrd. The album includes Pärt’s stunningly beautiful The Deer’s Cry and Byrd’s mighty eight-voice motet, Ad Dominum cum tribularer.

Edmund Rubbra

Padre Pio Prayer

Music by Sir James MacMillan, Roxanna Panufnik and Will Todd. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

Settings of the Stabat Mater from Alissa Firsova, Tõnu Kõrvits, Matthew Martin, Scarlatti and Casciolini. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

The Deer’s Cry

Bright Orb of Harmony

A fascinating mix of music by Sir James MacMillan and Purcell.

The premiere recording of Sir James MacMillan’s exquisite Miserere. Also includes a selection of The Strathclyde Motets and The Tenebrae Responsories.

Spirit, Strength & Sorrow COR16127

COR16015, COR16116

COR16010

An Eternal Harmony

The Sixteen explore some of Rubbra’s little-known choral music including his Missa Cantuariensis and the Tenebrae Nocturns.

James MacMillan: Stabat mater

The Sixteen | Britten Sinfonia | Harry Christophers The premiere recording of Sir James MacMillan’s critically aclaimed work, Stabat mater. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

Award-winning disc

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Includes Missa Assumpta est Maria, Song of Songs Nos. 9-11, Salve Regina and Ave Maria.

Award-winning disc

Palestrina Volume 5

Includes Missa Iam Christus astra ascenderat, Song of Songs Nos. 13-15, Veni Creator Spiritus and Dum complerentur.

COR16124

COR16091

Palestrina Volume 1

Palestrina Volume 6

Includes Missa Christus natus est, Song of Songs Nos. 1-3, Magnificat quinti toni and Christe Redemptor omnium.

Includes Missa L’homme armé, Song of Songs Nos. 16-18, Parce mihi Domine and Tribularer si nescirem.

COR16133

COR16105

Palestrina Volume 2

Palestrina Volume 7

Includes Missa Regina caeli, Song of Songs Nos. 4-6, Terra tremuit and Stabat Mater a 8.

Includes Missa Ave Regina caelorum, Song of Songs Nos. 19-21 and Beata Barbara. COR16155

COR16106

Palestrina Volume 3

Palestrina Volume 8

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Includes Missa O magnum mysterium, Song of Songs Nos. 7, 8 and 12, A solis ortu cardine and Ave Regina caelorum.

COR16175

COR16114

Palestrina Volume 4

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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2019 Release The eighth recording in The Sixteen’s celebrated series focuses on the Easter sacrifice and ceremony of bread and wine. It includes the 8 part motet and mass, Fratres ego enim, the sublime motets Sacerdotes Domini and Caro mea vere cibus est as well as three more settings of the Song of Songs.


Tomás Luis de Victoria Devotion to our Lady

The Call of The Beloved

A selection of the best of Victoria’s Marian music for eight parts.

COR16007

COR16035

Triple-choir music by Victoria.

The Mystery of the Cross

Hail, Mother of the Redeemer

COR16021

COR16088

Includes the Lamentations, Vexilla Regis and Pange lingua.

The Victoria Collection

COR16089

CORSACD16033

Requiem 1605

SACD-CD Hybrid (plays on all CD players) Victoria’s final composition, a work of beguiling beauty and sumptuous simplicity.

Includes Victoria’s Magnificat octavi toni, Litaniae Beatae Mariae a 8 and Missa Alma Redemptoris Mater.

Boxed set 4 CDs. The Call of The Beloved, Requiem 1605, Devotion to our Lady and The Mystery of the Cross.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Claudio Monteverdi Includes Monteverdi’s Gloria a 7, Dixit Dominus (Secondo) a 8 and the popular Beatus Vir.

COR16101

Selva morale e spirituale Vol. II Includes the extraordinary bass solo Ab aeterno ordinate sum together with O ciechi, ciechi, Confitebor tibi Domine (Primo) and the Messa à 4 da cappella.

Monteverdi in Mantua The Genius of the Vespers

DVD | Special Edition DVD & CD Simon Russell Beale, Harry Christophers and The Sixteen invite us into the heart of the Vespers and the world of their creator. A special edition is also available which includes The Sixteen’s audio recording of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 (COR16126) alongside the Monteverdi in Mantua DVD.

COR16131, COR16137

COR16087

Selva morale e spirituale Vol. I

The Selva morale e spirituale Collection

COR16156

Messa a quattro voci et salmi of 1650 Volume I

Includes one of the most impressive settings of the Magnificat alongside È questa vita un lampo and Memento, Domine, David.

The album includes some of the finest works from Monteverdi’s years as director of music at St Mark’s in Venice.

COR16142

COR16109

Selva morale e spirituale Vol. III

3 CDs. Released to celebrate Monteverdi’s 450th anniversary, this boxed set includes the three volumes of Selva morale e spirituale from The Sixteen.

Messa a quattro voci et salmi of 1650 Volume II

Orchestral tour 2019 2 CDs. The Sixteen turns its attention and innumerable talents to one of the most significant collections of sacred music ever written.

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Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

COR16160

COR16126

Vespers of 1610

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2018 Release The album continues The Sixteen’s exploration of the collection which contains some of the finest works from Monteverdi’s years as director of music at St Mark’s in Venice.


Henry Purcell

COR16024

The first release in a new series showcasing the variety and diversity of Purcell’s writing; includes the Chacony in G minor, When on my sick bed I languish and two Welcome Songs written for King James II... quintessential Purcell!

COR16151

Love’s Goddess Sure was Blind Includes Love’s Goddess Sure was Blind and The Complete Funeral Music for Queen Mary.

Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II Volume I Bright Orb of Harmony

COR16069

Royal Welcome Songs for King James II

2 CDs. Soloists: Ann Murray, Lorna Anderson, Gillian Fisher, John Mark Ainsley, Michael Chance, Richard Suart, Ian Partridge and Michael George.

A fascinating mix of music by Sir James MacMillan and Purcell.

COR16163

COR16005

The Fairy Queen

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Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II Volume II COR16173

COR16129

The Indian Queen

Henry Purcell’s brilliantly dramatic work, The Indian Queen is here presented with Daniel Purcell’s The Masque of Hymen. Performed by soloists from The Sixteen, this is a truly sumptuous recording.

2018 Release Includes Purcell’s first Welcome Song written during King Charles II’s reign, Welcome, Vicegerent of the mighty King and Fly, bold rebellion.

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2019 Release More of Purcell’s Welcome Songs written for King Charles II. The album includes Welcome to all the pleasures and From hardy climes.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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George Frideric Handel 3 CDs. Soloists: Thomas Randle, Mark Padmore, Lynda Russell, Lynne Dawson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Michael George and Jonathan Best.

Alexander’s Feast

2 CDs. Soloists: Nancy Argenta, Ian Partridge and Michael George. COR16028

COR16008

Samson

Israel in Egypt

Delirio Amoroso

Handel Secular Cantatas COR16030

COR16011

This recording is based on the ďŹ rst published edition (1771).

Handel Italian Cantatas

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Elin Manahan Thomas | Principals from the Orchestra of The Sixteen

Messiah

COR16062

COR16025

Heroes and Heroines

Sarah Connolly | Orchestra of The Sixteen Harry Christophers Arias from Alcina, Soloman, Ariodante and Hercules.

Ann Murray | Orchestra of The Sixteen Harry Christophers

Fedel e Costante

COR16045

COR16019

Esther

2 CDs. Soloists: Lynda Russell, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Thomas Randle, Mark Padmore and Michael George.

Award-winning disc

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

Bonus CD Edition 3 CDs. Soloists: Carolyn Sampson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mark Padmore and Christopher Purves.

Award-winning disc


George Frideric Handel Coronation Anthems

The Handel Collection

Award-winning disc

Boxed set 12 CDs. Eight of The Sixteen’s celebrated Handel recordings in one stylish boxed set. Includes Delirio Amoroso, Heroes and Heroines, Coronation Anthems, Alexander’s Feast, Fedel e Costante, Israel in Egypt, Esther and Samson.

COR16080

COR16066

Winner of the Classic FM Gramophone Baroque Vocal Award 2009.

Dixit Dominus

COR16103

Saul

3 CDs. Soloists: Christopher Purves, Sarah Connolly, Robert Murray, Elizabeth Atherton, Joélle Harvey, Mark Dobell, Jeremy Budd and Stuart Young.

Handel

Acis and Galatea

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Jeremy Budd | Grace Davidson | Stuart Young Mark Dobell | Simon Berridge

The Sixteen | HARRY CHRISTOPHERS

The Sixteen’s celebratory Prom concert from the Royal Albert Hall in 2009. Programme includes Handel’s Coronation Anthems.

COR16083

COR16121

2019 Release 2 CDs. Soloists: Jeremy Budd, Grace Davidson, Stuart Young, Mark Dobell and Simon Berridge.

A Handel Celebration

Jephtha

3 CDs. Soloists: James Gilchrist, Susan Bickley, Sophie Bevan, Robin Blaze, Matthew Brook and Grace Davidson.

Acis and Galatea

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COR16169

COR16076

Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Steffani’s Stabat Mater.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Johann Sebastian Bach Christmas Oratorio 2 CDs. Soloists: Lynda Russell, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mark Padmore and Michael George.

Cantatas 34, 50, 147

Lutheran Masses Vol. I

Mass in G minor, Cantata 102 and Mass in F major. COR16115

COR16017

Weihnachts Oratorium

Soloists: Gillian Fisher, David James, Ian Partridge and Michael George. COR16039

Lutheran Masses Vol. II

COR16042

Bach: Magnificat in D major / Vivaldi: Gloria Orchestral tour 2017 Bach’s Magnificat in D major and Vivaldi’s Gloria in D major all on one album.

COR16120

Mass in G major, Cantata 79 and Mass in A major.

The Bach Collection

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2 CDs. Soloists: Catherine Dubosc, Catherine Denley, James Bowman, John Mark Ainsley and Michael George.

COR16072

COR16044

Mass in B minor

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

Boxed set 5 CDs. Three of The Sixteen’s Bach recordings in one boxed set. Includes Weihnachts Oratorium, Cantatas 34, 50, 147 and Mass in B minor.


Benjamin Britten Blest Cecilia COR16006

Britten Choral Works I

Includes Hymn to the Virgin, Rejoice in the Lamb, Hymn to St Cecilia, Antiphon, Te Deum in C, Jubilate Deo and Festival Te Deum.

A Ceremony of Carols COR16034

Britten Choral Works II

Includes A Ceremony of Carols, Missa Brevis in D and A Boy was Born.

Award-winning disc Fen and Meadow

COR16038

Britten Choral Works III

Includes Choral Dances from ‘Gloriana’, Five Flower Songs and Sacred and Profane.

COR16107

The Britten Collection

Boxed set 3 CDs. Blest Cecilia, Fen and Meadow and A Ceremony of Carols.

COR16159

Sacred and Profane

The Choral Pilgrimage 2018 Sacred and secular choral music by the Williams Cornysh (elder & younger) and Benjamin Britten. The album includes Britten’s Sacred and Profane and Corynsh’s Salve Regina.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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James MacMillan An Eternal Harmony COR16010

Music by Carver, Sir James MacMillan, Cornysh and Ramsey.

COR16069

Bright Orb of Harmony

A fascinating mix of music by Sir James MacMillan and Purcell.

COR16071

Padre Pio Prayer

Music by Sir James MacMillan, Roxanna Panufnik and Will Todd. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

COR16096

Miserere

The premiere recording of Sir James MacMillan’s exquisite Miserere. Also includes a selection of The Strathclyde Motets and Tenebrae Responsories.

COR16150

Stabat mater

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The Sixteen | Britten Sinfonia | Harry Christophers The premiere recording of Sir James MacMillan’s critically aclaimed work, Stabat mater. Commissioned by the Genesis Foundation.

Award-winning disc

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

James MacMillan © Hans van der Woerd


Collections Sounds Sublime

The Queen of Heaven

Great European Choral Works COR16102

COR16118

Music by Tallis, Byrd, Purcell, Tippett, Britten and Sir James MacMillan.

Choral works from the great European composers including Monteverdi, Mozart, Brahms and Fauré.

Royal Manuscripts

The Genius of Illumination

Inspired by the British Library’s 2012 exhibition. Music from The Sixteen and The Hilliard Ensemble.

Music of the Kingdom

Music written for the monarchy by Tallis, Byrd, Purcell and Handel. COR16122

COR16092

Great British Choral Works

COR16098

Music by Palestrina and Sir James MacMillan alongside a new version of Allegri’s Miserere which shows its evolution over five centuries.

2 CDs. Highlights from some of The Sixteen’s most celebrated recordings.

Poetry in Music

Music by Britten, Howells, Ramsey, Rubbra, Tippett and Tomkins. In a journey covering five centuries of musical history, The Sixteen performs a cappella anthems with powerful texts by writers as varied as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Fry and W.H. Auden.

COR16134

COR16073

The Essential Collection

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One of The Sixteen’s most popular programmes. Music by Tallis, Byrd, Tippett, Britten and Sir James MacMillan.

COR16172

COR16111

An Immortal Legacy

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2019 Release | 40th Anniversary Collection 40 tracks that have defined The Sixteen over the last 40 years; each track endorsed by members of the ensemble, both past and present. A real celebration of the fabulous music The Sixteen has had the privilege to perform and record over the last four decades.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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The Choral Pilgrimage 2001-2019 The Choral Pilgrimage 2001/2002 Music by Guerrero, Tallis, Victoria, Sheppard, Monte and Byrd.

Music from the Sistine Chapel COR16047

COR16001

The Flowering of Genius

Treasures of Tudor England COR16056

COR16010

An Eternal Harmony

The Choral Pilgrimage 2002/2003 Music by Carver, Sir James MacMillan, Cornysh and Ramsey.

A Golden Age

COR16066

COR16020

The Choral Pilgrimage 2009 A fascinating mix of music by Sir James MacMillan and Purcell.

Music for the Tudors COR16077

CORSACD16033

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Award-winning disc

Ceremony and Devotion

Victoria: Requiem 1605

The Choral Pilgrimage 2006 | SACD-CD Hybrid (plays on all CD players) Victoria’s final composition, a work of beguiling beauty and sumptuous simplicity.

The Choral Pilgrimage 2009 Winner of the Classic FM Gramophone Baroque Vocal Award 2009.

Bright Orb of Harmony COR16069

COR16111

An Immortal Legacy

The Choral Pilgrimage 2005 Music by Tallis, Byrd, Tippett, Britten and Sir James MacMillan.

The Choral Pilgrimage 2008 Music by Parsons, White and Tye composed during the turbulent years of the English Reformation.

Handel: Coronation Anthems

of Portuguese Music

The Choral Pilgrimage 2004 Sacred music by Melgás and Rebelo.

The Choral Pilgrimage 2007 Music by Allegri, Anerio, Palestrina and Marenzio.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

The Choral Pilgrimage 2010 Music by Tallis, Byrd and Sheppard.


The Choral Pilgrimage 2001-2019

COR16097

The Earth Resounds

The Choral Pilgrimage 2012 Music by Josquin, Brumel and Lassus including movements from Brumel’s thrilling Missa Et ecce terraemotus.

COR16118

The Queen of Heaven

The Choral Pilgrimage 2013 Music by Palestrina and Sir James MacMillan together with a new version of Allegri’s Miserere which shows its evolution over five centuries.

The Choral Pilgrimage 2016 Music by Arvo Pärt and Byrd. The album includes Pärt’s stunningly beautiful The Deer’s Cry and Byrd’s mighty eight-voice motet, Ad Dominum cum tribularer.

COR16140

The Choral Pilgrimage 2011 Includes Victoria’s Magnificat octavi toni, Litaniae Beatae Mariae a 8 and Missa Alma Redemptoris Mater.

The Deer’s Cry

Palestrina Volume 6 & Francis Poulenc

COR16133, COR16149

COR16088

Victoria: Hail, Mother of the Redeemer

The Choral Pilgrimage 2017 Music with themes of conflict and atonement by Palestrina and Poulenc.

Sacred and Profane

The Choral Pilgrimage 2018 Sacred and secular choral music by the Williams Cornysh (elder & younger) and Benjamin Britten. The album includes Britten’s Sacred and Profane and Corynsh’s Salve Regina.

The Choral Pilgrimage 2014 Music from the golden age of Renaissance polyphony in England composed by Sheppard, Davy and Mundy.

COR16159

COR16119

The Voice of the Turtle Dove

An Enduring Voice

The Choral Pilgrimage 2015 Music fom the Spanish Renaissance by Guerrero and Lobo. Includes Guerrero’s Duo Seraphim and Lobo’s beautiful Versa est in luctum.

COR16170

COR16128

Flight of Angels

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2019 Release | The Choral Pilgrimage 2019 In The Sixteen’s anniversary year, the Choral Pilgrimage focuses on music from the late 15th century right up to works by today’s composers such as Eric Whitacre and Sir James MacMillan. It provides a wonderful snapshot of the choral music in existence today. Released in March 2019.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Christmas COR16004

An English Christmas Collection

Festive music by Howells, Britten, Warlock, Tavener and Leighton.

Christus Natus Est

A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection Volume I & II

COR16043, COR16085

Hodie

Two collections of favourite Christmas carols.

The Complete Traditional Christmas Carols Collection

A medley of Medieval and Renaissance carols.

Boxed set 2 CDs. Two of The Sixteen’s most popular festive releases in one stylish slipcase. Includes A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection Volumes I and II.

COR16136

COR16027

An Early English Christmas

A Ceremony of Carols

The Christmas Collection

Includes Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, Missa Brevis in D and A Boy was Born.

Award-winning disc

Boxed set 3 CDs. Hodie, Christus Natus Est and A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection Volume I.

COR16054

COR16034

Britten Choral Works II

Includes Missa Christus natus est, Song of Songs Nos. 1-3, Magnificat quinti toni and Christe Redemptor omnium.

Song of the Nativity

A selection of new and traditional carols set alongside modern classics such as Morten Lauridsen’s O magnum mysterium and John Rutter’s There is a Flower.

COR16146

COR16105

Palestrina Volume 2

A Renaissance Christmas

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Includes Missa O magnum mysterium, Song of Songs Nos. 7, 8 and 12, A solis ortu cardine and Ave Regina caelorum.

COR16167

COR16114

Palestrina Volume 4

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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2018 Release A selection of festive music from the Renaissance. Features plainsong alongside works such as Lassus’ polyphonic Videntes stellam Magi and Byrd’s jubilant This day Christ was born.


DVDs Sacred Music: Series One

Sacred Music: A Christmas History Simon Russell Beale takes a journey through Italy, Britain, Germany and Austria exploring how the sound of Christmas has evolved.

COR16094

COR16078

Series One of the BBC’s ground-breaking classical music documentary follows renowned actor and former chorister Simon Russell Beale as he explores the flowering of Western sacred music.

Sacred Music: An Easter Celebration

Sacred Music: God’s Composer

The Sacred Music journey continues with this special programme marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Spanish Renaissance composer Tomás Luis de Victoria. COR16100

COR16079

Simon Russell Beale presents a special concert for Easter from LSO St Luke’s in London. Highlights include Allegri’s Miserere.

A Handel Celebration

Monteverdi in Mantua The Genius of the Vespers COR16131, COR16137

COR16083

The Sixteen’s celebratory Prom concert from the Royal Albert Hall in 2009. The programme includes Handel’s Coronation Anthems.

DVD | Special Edition DVD & CD Simon Russell Beale, Harry Christophers and The Sixteen invite us into the heart of the Vespers and the world of their creator. A special edition is also available which includes The Sixteen’s audio recording of Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 (COR16126) alongside the Monteverdi in Mantua DVD.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Boxed Sets

The Bach Collection COR16072

COR16099

3 CDs. Hodie, Christus Natus Est and A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection Vol. I.

5 CDs. Three of The Sixteen’s Bach recordings in one boxed set. Includes Weihnachts Oratorium, Cantatas 34, 50, 147, and Mass in B minor.

The Handel Collection

12 CDs (Eight recordings). Includes Delirio Amoroso, Heroes and Heroines, Coronation Anthems, Alexander’s Feast, Fedel e Costante, Israel in Egypt, Esther and Samson.

The Britten Collection

3 CDs. Blest Cecilia, Fen and Meadow and A Ceremony of Carols.

The Complete Traditional Christmas Carols Collection

COR16156

COR16089

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2 CDs. Two of The Sixteen’s most popular festive releases in one slipcased edition. Includes A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection Volumes I and II.

The Selva morale e spirituale Collection

The Victoria Collection

4 CDs. The Call of The Beloved, Requiem 1605, The Mystery of the Cross and Devotion to our Lady.

5 CDs. Allegri: Miserere, Scarlatti: Iste Confessor, Music from the Sistine Chapel, Handel: Dixit Dominus and Venetian Treasures.

COR16107

COR16054

The Christmas Collection

COR16080

The Italian Collection

5 CDs. The Rose and the Ostrich Feather, The Crown of Thorns, The Pillars of Eternity, The Flower of all Virginity and The Voices of Angels.

COR16136

COR16040

The Eton Choirbook Collection

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

3 CDs. Released to celebrate Monteverdi’s 450th anniversary, this boxed set includes the three volumes of Selva morale e spirituale from The Sixteen.


CORO Connections Pérotin and the Ars Antiqua

The Magdalen Collection Music by Sheppard, Davy and Mason.

The Hilliard Ensemble Includes Viderunt omnes and Sederunt principes by Pérotin and other important works from the Ars Antiqua.

COR16046

COR16049

Music from Magdalen

Award-winning disc For Ockeghem

Musique pour Mazarin! le Jardin Secret Music by Charpentier, Lully, Guédron, Carissimi and Couperin.

The Hilliard Ensemble Movements from Ockeghem’s most famous masses are showcased alongside works by Lupi and Compère and extracts of Crétin’s Lament on the Death of the Late Ockeghem read by Bob Peck.

COR16048

COR16060

Qui a le coeur a tout

Music from the Habsburg Imperial Court

le Jardin Secret Music by Cavalli, Froberger, Sartorio, Schenk and Fux.

Antoine Brumel

The Hilliard Ensemble Includes Brumel’s Missa Victimae paschali laudes and anoymously written laude - songs of praise - from the Cortona collection.

COR16052

COR16074

Auf Wiener Art

Fedel e Costante

Guillaume Dufay

Elin Manahan Thomas | Principals from the Orchestra of The Sixteen

The Hilliard Ensemble A selection of music by Guillaume Dufay including his superb Missa Se la face ay pale.

COR16055

COR16045

Handel Italian Cantatas

Elin Manahan Thomas and David Miller Devotional songs by Dowland, Campion, Humfrey and Purcell.

Hilliard Live: The Collection

COR16064

COR16081

Ravish’d with Sacred Extasies

The Hilliard Ensemble | Boxed set 4 CDs. All four discs from the Hilliard Live Wseries in one boxed set.

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Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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CORO Connections J. S. Bach: Trio Sonatas for Organ

Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross

Robert Quinney Includes the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565), Toccata and Fugue in F major (BWV 540) and the Passacaglia (BWV 582).

COR16132

J. S. Bach: Organ Works Vol. III

Francesco Durante: Requiem

Christ Church Cathedral Choir | Oxford Baroque Soloists from The Sixteen | Stephen Darlington This new recording of Durante’s seldom-heard Requiem gives this beautiful and majestic work the spotlight it deserves.

COR16147

COR16112

J. S. Bach: Organ Works Vol. II

Callino Quartet Haydn’s The Seven Last Words... is one of the most unusual and remarkable compositions of the classical period. The version for string quartet has a particular purity and intimacy captured perfectly by the Calllino Quartet.

COR16152

COR16095

Organ Works Vol. I | Robert Quinney All of Bach’s Trio Sonatas for organ on one disc.

Robert Quinney Includes the festive Canonic Variations on ‘Vom Himmel hoch’ (BWV 769a), Three Preludes on ‘Nun komm’ (BWV 659-661) and Pastorella (BWV 590).

Invictus: A Passion

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Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

COR16036

Robert Quinney The fourth disc in our highly-commended series features Bach’s Partita on ‘Sei gegrusset, Jesu, guti’ (BWV 768) and the Prelude and Fugue in E minor (BWV 653).

COR16165

COR16157

J. S. Bach: Organ Works Vol. IV W

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2018 Release | Howard Goodall composer Christ Church Cathedral Choir | The Lanyer Ensmble Soloists from The Sixteen | Stephen Darlington Multi-award-winning composer, Howard Goodall, has created a work which explores the Passion story afresh, using thought-provoking texts combined with heartrending yet inspiring music.


CORO Connections Beethoven: Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin Volume 1

Beethoven: Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin Volume 2

Beethoven: String Quartets from Op. 18, Nos. 1-3 COR16164

COR16138

Ian Watson and Susanna Ogata Volume 1 features Beethoven’s Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23, and the ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 – a blazing landmark in violin virtuosity and classical music repertoire.

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Beethoven: Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin Volume 3

Beethoven: Sring Quartets from Op. 18, Nos. 4-6 COR16174

COR16143

Ian Watson and Susanna Ogata The second album features Beethoven’s exquisite ‘Spring’ Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, as well as Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96.

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COR16154

Ian Watson and Susanna Ogata Volume 3 features Beethoven’s three sonatas that make up his Op. 30 - a collection of incredible variety and sophistication.

Leonardo: Shaping the Invisible

COR16171

COR16161

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2019 Release | Eybler Quartet The Eybler Quartet finish their exploration of Beethoven’s string quartets from Opus 18. This volume includes Nos. 4-6. The album will be released at the end of May 2019.

I Fagiolini

Beethoven: Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin Volume 4

2018 Release | Ian Watson and Susanna Ogata Volume 4 features the most Mozartian of Beethoven’s fortepiano and violin sonatas. Together, the three sonatas make up his Opus 12.

2018 Release | Eybler Quartet The Eybler Quartet performs the first three string quartets from Opus 18. They show Beethoven’s supremely confident first step in total mastery of the Classical String Quartet.

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2019 Release | I Fagiolini In celebration of da Vinci’s 500th anniversary, I Fagiolini, inspired by his art, present an album featuring music by Josquin, Victoria, Tallis and many others. The album will be released in April 2019.

Full track listing at www.thesixteen.com

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Handel and Haydn Society Joy to the World:

Mozart: Mass in C minor

An American Christmas

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Soloists: Gillian Keith, Tove Dahlberg, Thomas Cooley, Nathan Berg COR16084

COR16117

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers

Haydn: The Creation

Mozart: Requiem

COR16093

COR16135

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Soloists: Elizabeth Watts, Phyllis Pancella, Andrew Kennedy, Eric Owens, Robert Nairn

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Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Soloists: Teresa Wakim, Paula Murrihy, Thomas Cooley, Sumner Thompson The album also features Haydn’s Symphony No. 85, one of his Paris symphonies.

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The Old Colony Collection

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Includes anthems and glees by Mozart, Handel, Chapple and Kent. COR16145

COR16104

Mozart: Coronation Mass

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Haydn’s crowning masterpiece is performed here by soloists Sarah Tynan, Jeremy Ovenden and Matthew Brook.


Handel and Haydn Society Haydn: Symphonies No. 26 & No. 86, Violin Concerto in A major

COR16113

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Aisslinn Nosky violin

COR16158

Haydn: Symphonies No. 6 & No. 82, Violin Concerto in G major W

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2018 Release Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Aisslinn Nosky violin

Haydn: Symphonies No. 7 & No. 83, Violin Concerto in C major

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2018 Release Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Aisslinn Nosky violin | Max Mandel viola Released November 2018.

COR16139

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Aisslinn Nosky violin

COR16168

Haydn: Symphonies No. 49 & No. 87, Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

Haydn: Symphonies No. 8 & No. 84, Violin Concerto in A major

COR16148

Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers Aisslinn Nosky violin

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Forthcoming Releases

2019 FEB

Handel: Acis and Galatea

Jeremy Budd | Grace Davidson | The Sixteen | Harry Christophers Handel’s pastoral opera

MAR An Enduring Voice

The Sixteen | Harry Christophers The Choral Pilgrimage 2019 tour collection of music from Wylkynson to Eric Whitacre

APR

Leonardo Da Vinci 500: Shaping the Invisible I Fagionlini | Robert Hollingworth Framing the art with music by Victoria, Tallis, Josquin and more

MAY The Sixteen at 40

The Sixteen | Harry Christophers 40 tracks to celebrate The Sixteen’s 40th Anniversary

JUN

Beethoven: String Quartets from Op. 18 Vol. II The Eybler Quartet

SEPT Purcell: Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II Vol. II The Sixteen | Harry Christophers

OCT Palestrina Vol. 8

The Sixteen | Harry Christophers

NOV Haydn: Symphony No 99, ‘Harmoniemesse’ Handel and Haydn Society | Harry Christophers

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Please note that our forthcoming releases are correct at the time of going to print but are subject to change.


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CORO Distributors

Awards Many of the CDs on CORO are Award-Winners:

UK and Ireland by Select Music Australia by Select Austria by Gramola Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Luxembourg by New Arts International Canada by Naxos of America Inc. Czech Republic by RCD Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia by Naxos Far East Germany by Note 1 Music Greece by Greenway Hungary by Ability Italy by Sound and Music Japan by Tokyo M-Plus Malta by Gerald E. Fenech New Zealand by Ode Records Poland by Music Island Romania by Alma Artex Russia by Warner South Africa by Dynamite South Korea by C-Sharp Media Co. Spain, Portugal by Connexmusica Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Latvia, Luthuania, Estonia by Naxos Scandinavia Switzerland by MusiKontakt USA by Naxos of America Inc.

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COR16009 Teixeira: Te Deum Diapason d’Or COR16013 á la Gloire de Dieu Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik COR16023 La Jeune France Diapason d’Or COR16026 The Rose and the Ostrich Feather Gramophone Award COR16028 Handel: Alexander’s Feast Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik COR16029 Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir Diapason d’Or COR16034 Britten: A Ceremony of Carols Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik COR16046 Hilliard: Pérotin and the Ars Antiqua Diapason d’Or COR16062 Handel: Messiah MIDEM Award COR16066 Handel: Coronation Anthems Classic FM Gramophone Award COR16088 Hail, Mother of the Redeemer The Record Academy Awards COR16091 Palestrina Volume 1 International Classical Music Award COR16150 MacMillan: Stabat mater Diapason d’Or de l’Année 2017 Label Manager: Cath Edwards Design: Sarah Cronin Album Cover Designs: Andrew Giles

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