The Gesualdo Six

Fading

2020 CD United Kingdom

The group's third album is inspired by the day's-end Compline service, and the not widely known chromatic folk song settings of Veljo Tormis suit to this atmosphere very well.


Conductor

Owain Park

Label

Hyperion

Recorded: February 21, 2019 - February 23, 2019, St George's Church, Chesterton, Cambridge

Adrian Peacock: Producer
David Hinitt: Recording engineer
Simon Perry: Executive producer
Perdita Andrew: Executive producer

1. Te lucis ante terminum
2:34
Thomas Tallis (c.1505 – 1585)
2. Illumina faciem tuam
3:37
Carlo Gesualdo (1566 – 1613)
3. Look down, O Lord
2:23
Jonathan Seers (b.1954)
4. Phos hilaron (short version)
2:12
Owain Park (b.1993)
5. Fading (No 3 of ‘Arabesques’)
4:34
Joanna Marsh (b.1970)
6. Lullaby ‘My Sweet Little Baby’
2:22
William Byrd (c.1540 – 1623)
7. Marjal aega magada (No 2 of ‘Four Estonian Lullabies’)
1:54
Veljo Tormis (1930 – 2017)
ISRC: GBAJY2028507
8. Media vita
7:53
Nicholas Gombert (1495 – 1560)
9. Laulan lapsele (No 1 of ‘Four Estonian Lullabies’)
1:43
10. Ad te clamamus (Salve Regina)
5:22
Christopher Tye (c.1505 – 1572/3)
11. Lase kiik käia! (No 3 of ‘Four Estonian Lullabies’)
1:40
12. Versa est in luctum
5:19
Alonso Lobo (1555 – 1617)
13. Potrò viver io più se senza luce
2:56
Luca Marenzio (c.1553 – 1599)
14. Seeds in flight (No 4 of ‘Arabesques’)
5:14
Joanna Marsh
15. O Ecclesia, oculi tui
1:24
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 – 1179)
16. My heart is like a singing bird
5:45
Sarah Rimkus (b.1990)
17. O Little Rose, O Dark Rose
4:39
Gerda Blok-Wilson (b.1955)
18. Äiutus (No 4 of ‘Four Estonian Lullabies’)
2:28
Veljo Tormis
ISRC: GBAJY2028518

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