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Music for Tenebrae

Season 7, Ep. 6

A Christian service performed on only three days of the year: just before Easter, focussing on the darkness of life without Christ. Insightful chat from Sammy, Robert and (finally) Eamonn with brilliant performances from I Fagiolini (Victoria), Tenebrae (Gesualdo), Les Arts Florissants (Couperin), Trinity Cambridge (Poulenc) and Gesualdo Six (Joanna Ward).

TRACKS : (1) Tomás Luis de Victoria - Tenebrae Responsories: Matins Responsories for Holy Saturday, Nocturn III; I Fagiolini / Robert Hollingworth - Listen on Apple Music (2) Carlo Gesualdo - Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday, First Nocturn: Tristis est anima mea; Tenebrae / Nigel Short - Listen on Apple Music (3) François Couperin - Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredi Saint; Les Arts Florissants / William Christie - Listen on Apple Music (4) Francis Poulenc - 4 Motets pour un temps de pénitence, FP 97; The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge / Stephen Layton - Listen on Apple Music (5) Joanna Ward - Christus factus est; The Gesualdo Six / Owain Park - Listen on Apple Music 

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