|Stile Antico's latest Wigmore Hall concert, complete with a new work by Huw Watkins, illuminates the fertile ground of 16th-century sacred music and its value to the Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation.
Byrdís Vigilate projects Jesusís command to his disciples and all nations to watch for Christís second coming, an apt text for the composerís fellow Catholics in a Protestant land. Earlier works by Gombert, Clemens non papa, Lassus and Victoria underline polyphonyís power to enhance contemplation of matters spiritual.
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