New issues: choral music

Cool-Jae Huh: Missa Arirang

In the Missa Arirang the connection between Asiatic music and European Text stands for the bringing together of two continents and cultures. Commissioned by the Korea Chamber Singers, in the Missa...

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Orlando di Lasso: Requiem

This volume makes available for the first time the original version of the four-part Requiem by Orlando di Lasso (1532–1594) in a modern edition. The work was recently discovered in a choirbook...

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Johann Sebastian Bach: The Lord careth for us

Especially due to the early date of its composition, from the pen of the just turned 22-year-old Johann Sebastian Bach, the cantata "The Lord careth for us"  BWV 196 has its charm, and through its...

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Paul Ayres: Deilig er den himmel blå

Ayres set two verses from a children’s poem by the Danish lyric poet and theologian N.F.S. Grundtvig (1783–1872). It tells of the shining star of Christmas. In double-choir structure,...

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Paul Ayres: Te lucis ante terminum

Interestingly, Ayres combines the Latin text of the hymn with his translation here: in the style of a free motet-like cantus firmus, he interprets the Latin text impressively in music, making use...

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