Music by Palestrina

Music by Palestrina

Music by Palestrina I
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Release date: 
February 1968
Featuring: 
  • Michael Turner (Treble)
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
RG 578-ZRG 5578

This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.

Track list

  1. Motet and Mass Veni Sponsa Christi
  2. Hymnus in Adventus Domini
  3. Exultate Deo
  4. Jesus, Rex admirabilis
  5. Tua Jesu dilectio
  6. Magnificat (6th Tone)

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