Choir of Westminster Cathedral
James O'Donnell, director
is a great recording of Victoria's great Requiem of 1611 in 6
parts. Victoria wrote two requiems, this was his second,
written toward the end of his life. The other
requiem, for 4 parts, is long out of print, having been
recorded in the 1950s.
Missa Dum complerentur and Missa Simile est regnum coelorum
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Stephen Darlington, director
Nimbus NI 5434
A recording of Victoria's Mass
Missa Simile est regnum coelorum. This was probably the
first time this work has ever been recorded.
and Missa Dum complerentur: :
The Dum complerentur mass is based on
Victoria's motet Dum complerentur for five parts
(It was a practice among composers of this period to
create masses using material from other compositions).
Victoria's mass is in six parts.
and Missa Simile est regnum coelorum: This mass is based on Guerrero's motet Simile
est regnum coelorum.
Lamentations and Tenebrae Responsories
The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Richard Marlow, director
Conifer CDCF 188
fantastic recording of Victoria's Lamentations (for the first
nocturn of tenebrae in Holy Week) and the responsories for the
second nocturn. (The responsories for the third nocturn
are not included on this CD).