Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor

Hello again, and thanks for stopping by to read our second blog post exploring the programme for our upcoming concert on 17th February in Exeter College Chapel (partial repeat 22nd March). I promised you should have the Mass in G Minor in this one, and so you shall....

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O Vos Omnes

Welcome back to Oxford Pro Musica’s blog! After an enforced break, we’re hoping to be with you all through the year, previewing (and sometimes reviewing) the varied but uniformly delectable music of our 2018 concerts: to introduce you to new gems, to tempt you to...

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The German Romantics: Rheinberger

In the last of this series of blogs previewing our concert in Exeter College Chapel on 20th May, we come to the big iced beauty in the midst of our table of rich German fare:  Josef Rheinberger’s Mass in E Flat Op.109 (Cantus Missae), sumptuously scored for double...

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The German Romantics: Mendelssohn

Ready for a mouthful of sweet, fluffy Mendelssohn?  Verleih uns Frieden was written during a visit to Rome in 1831 - the same trip that inspired the Italian Symphony - and sets Martin Luther’s translation of the Latin prayer for peace in our time, Dona Nobis Pacem....

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