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From Lassus to MacMillan

    at Kelvinside Hillhead Church Glasgow

    Elysian Singers @30: Psalmfest #4

Flier060616Byrd: Haec dies
Lassus: Beatus qui intelligit
Lassus: Confitemini Domino
A Gabrieli: Domine Deus meus
Trombetti: Attendite, popule meus
Gesualdo: Discedite a me
Stanford: Beati quorum via
Poulenc: Exultate Deo
Sweelinck: Du malin le meschant, Psalm 77
MacMillan: Deus noster refugium
MacMillan: O radiant dawn
Parry: My soul, there is a country
Harris: Faire is the heaven
Praetorius: Exaudi Deus
Anon: Rhois weddi er yr Arglwydd nef
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The music in this concert of psalm settings falls broadly into two parts. On the one hand, we present music by non-English composers of the British Isles, headed by the choir’s new patron Sir James MacMillan, and including C.V. Stanford and John Joubert. On the other, we celebrate 400 years of European sacred music from the early mastery of Lassus, Gesualdo and Gabrieli to the utterly individual Francis Poulenc.