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The Ricercar Consort under founder Philippe Pierlot gives a resoundingly jubilant performance of Bach’s Magnificat in D
Repertoire: Magnificat in D, BWV243; Mass in G minor, BWV235, et al.
Artists: Soloists, Ricercar Consort/Philippe Pierlot
Label: Mirare MIR 102
Soloists and choir blend in unanimous, powerful acclaim for God’s nativity; Spanish countertenor Carlos Mena in particular stands out for his strong, slender tone in the Esurientes. The same ensemble sings the ‘short’ Mass in G minor, and organist Francis Jacob adds a churchy flavour with the Prelude and Fugue in G, known as ‘The Great’.