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Tenebrae visits the beautiful St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington with a wide-ranging programme celebrating the very best in the choral repertoire.


Alonso Lobo (1555–1617) – Versa est in luctum
Gregorian chant – Pange lingua gloriosi
Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585) – If ye love me
Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla (c. 1590–1664) – Missa Ego flos campi (Kyrie, Gloria, Agnus Dei)
Vicente Lusitano (c. 1520–c. 1561) – Heu me Domine
Sister Sulpitia Cesis (1577–after 1619) – Stabat mater
Arvo Pärt (b. 1935) – The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548–1611) – Selections from the Tenebrae Responsories:
– Amicus meus
– O vos omnes
– Sepulto Domino
Margaret Rizza (b. 1929) – Ave Generosa


John Tavener (1944–2013) – Mother of God, here I stand
Joel Thompson (b. 1988) – A Prayer for Deliverance
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) – Hymn to the Cherubim
Rebecca Clarke (1886–1979) – Ave Maria
Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) – Hymn to St. Cecilia
Eric Whitacre (b. 1970) – I thank you God
Gustav Holst (1874–1934) – Nunc dimittis


Nigel Short, Tenebrae