Early Music Collection

£5.00

2012 marks the 15th anniversary of the first release from the leading independent classical label Signum Records. Beginning life as an early music specialist (with a landmark release of the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis with Chapelle du Roi), Signum has grown since 1997 to a catalogue of over 300 releases across a wide range of genres.  

In this Early Music collection, you can hear a wide rage of works by Gallicantus, the OAE, Gabrieli Consort, Chapelle du Roi and many more all on one disc – all selected from titles across the Signum catalogue.

SKU: SIGCD301

What people are saying

"Extracts from 26 discs of composers ranging from Tallis to Telemann provide Signum Classics with a colourful shop window from which we can pick and choose." BBC Music Magazine 

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Release date:24th Sep 2012
Order code:SIGCD301
Barcode: 635212030127

  1. Monteverdi Vespers: Deus in adjutorium – Monteverdi – OAE – 2.00
  2. Mascara – Strozzi – Charivari Agr?able – 2.04
  3. Sonata No.8 in G minor: Giga Presto – Vivaldi – Cordaria – 2.00
  4. Esperar, sentir, morir – Hidalgo – Charivari Agr?able – 4.24
  5. Rosa das rosas (Cantiga) – Codex Las Huelgas – Mille Fleurs – 4.06
  6. Old Simon the King – Traditional – Emma Murphy – 2.26
  7. Tis now dead night – Ford – Gallicantus – 4.02
  8. Cello Suite No.1, BWV 1007: I. Pr?lude – Bach – David Kenedy – 3.05
  9. A Fancie – Byrd – Sarah Baldock (organ) – 4.32
  10. Concerto in G minor, RV 106: Allegro – Vivaldi – Hennessy & Parle – 2.58
  11. Versa est in luctum – Lobo – Tenebrae – 5.25
  12. Galliard – Anonymous – Music Antiqua – 1.25
  13. Gradual: Canzona [13] ? 12 – Gabrieli – Gabrieli Ensemble – 2.49
  14. O Beate Sebastiane – Dufay – The Clerks Group – 2.54
  15. Te lucis ante terminum (festal) – Tallis – Chapelle du Roi – 2.02
  16. Sonata for cornett and strings: III. Allegro – Baldassari – Charivari Agr?able – 1.55
  17. Nel tempo che riveste il verde manto – Venetus – Musica Antiqua – 2.32
  18. Mystery Sonata No. 3, ‘The Nativity’: Mvt. I – Biber – Cordaria – 1.54
  19. Gott will Mensch und sterblich werden: Aria – Telemann – Cordaria – 2.08
  20. Cantate Domino – Monteverdi – VOCES8 – 1.42
  21. Fair Orion, in the morn – Milton – The King’s Singers – 2.07
  22. Erbarm dich – Bach – Charivari Agr?able – 4.09
  23. Kyrie eleison – Anonymous – Caius College Choir – 3.21
  24. Partita No. 4 in D, BWV 828: Aria – Bach – Lucy Carolan – 2.16
  25. Mille regretz: Plusierurs regretez ? 4 – Anonymous – Musica Antiqua – 2.34
  26. Lavolto – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company – 2.33

January 2013

Extracts from 26 discs of composers ranging from Tallis to Telemann provide Signum Classics with a colourful shop window from which we can pick and choose.

Performance and Recording 

BBC Music Magazine, Nicholas Anderson