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  • Performer: Ensemble Plus Ultra
  • Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria
  • Audio CD (15 Aug 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 10
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Archiv
  • ASIN: B0050F6JQE
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
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Listen  1. de Victoria: Veni, Sancte Spiritus - Sequence a 8Michael Noone 3:18£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Missa Pro victoria a 9 - KyrieMichael Noone 2:37£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen  7. de Victoria: Super Flumina Babylonis Psalm 136 a 8Michael Noone 5:03£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - IntroitusMichael Noone 5:37£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen10. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - GradualeMichael Noone 4:31£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - OffertoriumMichael Noone 8:02£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen13. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 3:08£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - CommunioMichael Noone 2:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - Libera me - ResponsoryMichael Noone10:19£1.49  Buy MP3 
Listen16. de Victoria: Missa Pro defunctis a 4 - Peccantem me quotidie - ResponsoryMichael Noone 3:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen  5. de Victoria: Iod. Manum suam misit hostis a 5Michael Noone 6:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: O Domine Jesu Christe - Motet a 6Michael Noone 2:44£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Heth. Cogitavit Dominus a 4Michael Noone 6:11£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Lamed. Matribus suis dixerunt a 4Michael Noone 6:06£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Aleph. Ego vir videns a 5Michael Noone 7:14£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: O vos omnes - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:42£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Heth. Misericordiae Domini a 4Michael Noone 6:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Aleph. Quomodo obscuratum a 4Michael Noone 6:49£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Incipit oratorio Jesemiae Prophetae a 6Michael Noone 6:37£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Missa Gaudeamus a 6 - KyrieMichael Noone 3:37£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Missa Gaudeamus a 6 - GloriaMichael Noone 6:36£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Missa Gaudeamus a 6 - CredoMichael Noone10:50£1.49  Buy MP3 
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Listen  5. de Victoria: Missa Gaudeamus a 6 - BenedictusMichael Noone 2:32£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Missa Gaudeamus a 6 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 4:28£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Magnificat octavi ton a 4Michael Noone10:22£1.49  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Vidi Aquam - Antiphon a 4Michael Noone 4:45£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - KyrieMichael Noone 3:18£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - GloriaMichael Noone 6:06£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - CredoMichael Noone 9:22£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - SanctusMichael Noone 2:02£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - BenedictusMichael Noone 2:12£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Missa Ave Maris Stella a 4 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 4:14£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Ave Maria - Motet a 8Michael Noone 4:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Vidi speciosam - Motet a 6Michael Noone 7:27£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Gaude Maria Virgo - Motet a 5Michael Noone 2:10£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - KyrieMichael Noone 2:39£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - GloriaMichael Noone 5:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - CredoMichael Noone 8:46£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - SanctusMichael Noone 2:41£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - BenedictusMichael Noone 1:43£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa De Beata Maria Virgine a 5 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 4:24£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Quam pulchri sunt - Motet a 4Michael Noone 4:01£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Sancta Maria - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Trahe me post te - Motet a 6Michael Noone 2:27£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Magnificat primi toni a 4 (Antiphona: Virgo prudentissima)Michael Noone14:36£1.89  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Beata es - Motet a 6Michael Noone 3:24£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  2. de Victoria: Alma redemptorisMichael Noone 5:34£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: KyrieMichael Noone 2:28£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen  8. de Victoria: Agnus DeiMichael Noone 3:08£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Ut queant laxisMichael Noone 7:35£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Magnificat quarti toniMichael Noone14:02£1.89  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Vadam et circuibo (arr. Bovicelli)Michael Noone14:34£1.89  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Pange lingua gloriosi 'more hispano' (con un verso para órgano por A. de Cabezón)Michael Noone 8:53£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Tu es PetrusMichael Noone 5:31£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Christe redemptor omniumMichael Noone 6:33£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Doctor bonusMichael Noone 3:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. de Victoria: Tibi ChristeMichael Noone 3:42£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. de Victoria: Descendit angelusMichael Noone 5:01£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: O doctor optimeMichael Noone 2:48£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: O quam gloriosumMichael Noone 2:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa O quam: KyrieMichael Noone 1:50£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa O quam: GloriaMichael Noone 3:40£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Missa O quam: CredoMichael Noone 5:53£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Missa O quam: SanctusMichael Noone 2:17£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Missa O quam: BenedictusMichael Noone 1:51£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Missa O quam: AgnusMichael Noone 3:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Lauda mater ecclesiaMichael Noone 5:45£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. de Victoria: O decus apostolicumMichael Noone 3:02£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. de Victoria: Aurea luce et decoreMichael Noone 5:01£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Liturgia de Pascua en el Madrid de los Austrias - Laetatus sum - Psalm 121 a 12Michael Noone 6:07£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Laudate pueri Dominum (Antiphona: Alleluia)Michael Noone 5:28£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Magnificat sexti toni a 12 (Antiphona: Vespere autem Sabbati)Michael Noone 9:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. de Victoria: Resurrexxi, et adhuc tecum sum - Domine, probasti meSchola Antiqua 4:18£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. de Victoria: Missa Laetatus sum a 12 - KyrieMichael Noone 3:01£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Missa Laetatus sum a 12 - GloriaMichael Noone 4:36£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Missa Laetatus sum a 12 - CredoMichael Noone 7:23£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa Laetatus sum a 12 - SanctusMichael Noone 2:56£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa Laetatus sum a 12 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 2:12£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Alleluia. Angelus Domini - plainchantSchola Antiqua 1:37£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Victimae paschali laudes - Sequence a 8Michael Noone 3:14£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Ad coenam Agni providi - Hymn a 4Michael Noone 6:25£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Ecce nunc benedicite Dominum (Antiphona. Miserere mihi, Domine)Michael Noone 3:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Regina caeli, laetare - Antiphon a 8Michael Noone 4:14£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Nigra sum sed formosa, I 136 - 6vv - Nigra sum sed formosa - Motet a 6Michael Noone 3:35£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Senex puerum portabat - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:13£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Salve Regina - Antiphon a 6Michael Noone 8:44£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. de Victoria: Dixit Dominus Domino meo, VII 1 - 8vv - Dixit Dominus - Palsm 109[110] a 8Michael Noone 5:12£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. de Victoria: Magnificat quinti toni a 6Michael Noone 8:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Laudate Dominum - Psalm 116 [117] a 8Michael Noone 3:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Ave regina caelorum, VI 1 - 8vv - Ave Regina caelorum - Antiphon a 8Michael Noone 3:50£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa Ave Regina a 8 - KyrieMichael Noone 2:25£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa Ave Regina a 8 - GloriaMichael Noone 2:53£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Missa Ave Regina a 8 - CredoMichael Noone 5:48£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Missa Ave Regina a 8 - SanctusMichael Noone 3:22£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Missa Ave Regina a 8 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 4:01£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Date ei de fructu - Motet a 4Michael Noone 1:22£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: O sacrum convivium - Motet a 6Michael Noone 3:51£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Lauda Sion - Sequence a 8Michael Noone 2:53£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: Domine non sum dignus - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. de Victoria: Salve Regina - Antiphon a 8Michael Noone 9:34£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. de Victoria: Ave, maris stella - Hymn a 4Michael Noone 7:58£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. de Victoria: Ego sum panis vivus - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:06£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Tantum ergo - Hymn a 5Michael Noone 2:23£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Missa Salve Regina a 8 - KyrieMichael Noone 2:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Missa Salve Regina a 8 - GloriaMichael Noone 4:17£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: Missa Salve Regina a 8 - CredoMichael Noone 6:51£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Missa Salve Regina a 8 - Sanctus, BenedictusMichael Noone 3:15£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Missa Salve Regina a 8 - Agnus DeiMichael Noone 3:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: O sacrum convivum - Motet a 4Michael Noone 3:25£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Litaniae de Beata Virgine a 8Michael Noone 6:40£0.79  Buy MP3 


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Listen  1. de Victoria: Surrexit pastor bonus, motete a 6 vocesMichael Noone 2:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. de Victoria: O lux et decus Hispaniae, motete a 5 vocesMichael Noone 2:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
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Listen  5. de Victoria: Conditor alme siderum, himno a 4 vocesMichael Noone 5:24£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. de Victoria: Vadam et circuibo civitatem, motete a 6 vocesMichael Noone 7:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. de Victoria: Duo seraphim, motete a 4 vocesMichael Noone 3:30£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. de Victoria: Veni creator spiritus, himno a 4 vocesMichael Noone 6:22£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. de Victoria: O magnum mysterium, motete a 4 vocesMichael Noone 3:19£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. de Victoria: Ascendens Christus, motete a 5 vocesMichael Noone 4:53£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. de Victoria: Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes, motete a 5 vocesMichael Noone 6:22£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. de Victoria: Hostis Herodes, himno a 4 vocesMichael Noone 4:34£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. de Victoria: Quem vidistis, pastores - Quem vidistis, pastores, motete a 6 vocesMichael Noone 4:57£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. de Victoria: Ardens est cor meum, motete a 6 vocesMichael Noone 2:50£0.79  Buy MP3 

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58 of 58 people found the following review helpful By Mr. R. Equus on 4 Sep 2011
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Victoria's music has increasingly been rediscovered in the past few years with many fine and august recordings coming from many fine choirs including the Tallis Scholars, The Gabrielli Consort, The 16, Tenerbrae and the Westminster Cathedral Choir.
The popularity of Victoria's music is not hard to understand, even to people like me who know little of the scholarly skill needed to realise musical performances.
Ensemble Plus Ultra are a predominantly British Renaissance Music led by a scholarly Australian: Michael Noone and the co-director-Warren Trevelyan-Jones. The group's website states that their primary objective is to ' promoting historically-aware performances of Spanish liturgical music of the Renaissance'.
Such is their purpose that the group has spent a lot of time in Spain, with Noone going through Spanish archives seeking out manuscripts of neglected or undiscovered musical manuscripts of Renaissance composers. This compendium of Victoria's work has 3 masses and 6 magnificats previously unrecorded. The individual works were recorded for a Spanish based Universal label and were previously hard to get and little known outside of Spain.
Some of the works are accompanied by musical instruments which might come as a surprise to those people who are used to unaccompanied voices. The sheer beauty and majesty of the sound comes through recorded in a clear and uncluttered acoustic.
I find the music acts like palette cleanser of the soul and have started to play them after stressful days at work. This music works wonders and I cannot commend it highly enough.
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95 of 96 people found the following review helpful By Murray Low on 15 Aug 2011
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I bought this in a shop speculatively today, although you can get it cheaper than I did by buying it on here... To be honest I decided to purchase this 10 CD set of Victoria's music for two reasons. Firstly, although I am not really a renaissance music aficionado, of the late renaissance music I have spent time with, Victoria's is (for whatever reason) the most striking and moving to me. I won't elaborate on this here, as if you are reading this review it is likely you have your own assessment of these things! The second reason I bought it was a sense of shock that Deutsche Grammophon Archiv, a once splendid source, would actually bother to, or be allowed to, release anything like this these days. It is a far more risky commercial proposition than DG's invaluable boxes of Schumann, Liszt, and Chopin of the last few years (they were not that impressive when it came to Haydn and Mahler). Even the excellent but sadly very short-lived Messiaen complete works they released for that anniversary might be seen as a bit less of a risk, given the popularity of that composer in recent years.
As most of the afore-mentioned recent anniversary sets have overwhelmingly collected together previously released recordings this set seems even more of a mystery - only labels like Brilliant Classics seem able to whip up instant comprehensive new sets of anything these days. However, it seems, reading the small print, that these recordings are licensed from the Caja Madrid foundation. As I have recently listened to a cd of entirely different music from this foundation's associated label, it may be that some, at least, of these discs have had limited circulation before (the earliest recordings are from 2008). Perhaps some Spanish readers - or others - can clarify?
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29 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Mr. J. Hargreaves on 28 Sep 2011
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Won't disappoint lovers of renaissance choral music. For those who only know Victoria's Missa O Quam Gloriosum (like me), this collection reveals a host of gems in his output. Consistently inspired, intense music, given controlled, rhythmically precise, but fluid performances; ideally paced, with immaculate, well balanced, clear recordings. Written notes include sung texts and translations, and brief but useful historical detail. Usual cheap card CD covers in this box set. Priceless music at a great price.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Sid Nuncius #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on 15 Nov 2012
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I agree with the other reviewers here - this is a terrific set. It contains ten CDs of Victoria's music, a good deal of which has not been recorded before and all of which is simply sublime. There are some magnificent recordings of Victoria available and this stands with the best of them in my view. (You may like to be aware that Michael Noone has chosen not to record what is probably Victoria's best-known work, the Requiem of 1605; the setting of the Missa pro Defunctis here is the 1583 setting - a lovely setting but possibly not the one you may be expecting.)

The performances are uniformly excellent and worthy of the wide praise which has been heaped upon them. The singers are technically excellent and show a fine empathy with the music and texts. Noone also uses sackbuts, cornets and organ in a few places. As in his fabulous recording of Guerrero's Requiem Guerrero: Requiem, this is very sensitively done and genuinely enhances the vocal lines rather than distracts from them.

I could go on at length but others have already said all that needs to be said. I will just say that this will take its place alongside my treasured Victoria recordings by The Tallis Scholars, The Cardinall's Music and The Gabrieli Consort. I can offer little higher praise than that and I recommend this set very warmly.
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