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COR16073 Sounds Sublime

The Essential Collection

Two-CD Set

Highlights from some of the most celebrated recordings from Harry Christophers and his award-winning ensemble. Equally appealing to fans of The Sixteen and those who are new to the group, this disc provides a definitive collection of familiar classics and lesser-known treasures.

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers

Track Listings


J.S. Bach
1. Magnificat anima mea Dominum (from Magnificat in D)

Tomàs Luis de Victoria
2. Ave Maria a 8

W.A. Mozart
3. Ave verum corpus

Dominico Scarlatti
4. Iste Confessor

Thomas Tallis
5. Spem in alium

Henry Purcell
6. Funeral Sentences (first set): Man that is born of a woman

Henry Purcell
7. Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (1695)

G.F. Handel
8. Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest

Johannes Brahms
9. Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein Deutsches Requiem)

Antonio Lotti
10. Crucifixus a 8

John Tavener
11. A Hymn to the Mother of God

Antonio Teixeira
12. Te gloriosus Apostolorum Chorus (from Te Deum)

Leonard Bernstein
13. Spring Song (Chorus from The Lark)

Jean Yves Daniel-Lesur
14. La voix du bien-aime (from Le Cantique des Cantiques)

Gabriel Fauré
15. Pie Jesu (from Requiem)

Francis Poulenc
16. Una hora (from Sept Répons des Ténèbres)

Benjamin Britten
17. A Hymn to Saint Columba

G.F. Handel
18. Moses & the children of Israel (from Israel in Egypt)

G.F. Handel
19. I will sing unto the Lord (from Israel in Egypt)

J.S. Bach
20. Quoniam tu solus sanctus (from Mass in B minor)

J.S. Bach
21. Cum Sancto Spiritu (from Mass in B minor)



G.F. Handel
1. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

W.A. Mozart
2. Laudate Dominum (from Vesperae solennes de Confessore)

Gregorio Allegri
3. Miserere Mei

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
4. Kyrie (from Missa Papae Marcelli)

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
5. Deus in Adiutorium

Tomàs Luis de Victoria
6. O Domine Iesu Christe

John Sheppard
7. Libera Nos I

Frank Martin
8. Agnus Dei (from Mass for Double Choir)

John Tavener
9. The Lamb

Tomàs Luis de Victoria
10. Versa est in Luctum

Samuel Barber
11. Agnus Dei

Benjamin Britten
12. Advance Democracy

G.F. Handel
13. Hallelujah (from Messiah)

J.S. Bach
14. Chorale - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (from Cantata 147)

Antonio Vivaldi
15. Gloria in Excelsis Deo (from Gloria in D)

J.S. Bach
16. Cantata 50: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft

G.F. Handel
17. Let the Bright Seraphim (Solo & Chorus from Samson)