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The liveliness of acoustic and tonal beauty of both recording and performance from the eight male voices of Cappella Pratensis, celebrating the annunciation in renaissance Rome with the Missa Ave maris stella by Josquin in liturgical format with plainsong Propers, is a pukka piece of aural time-travel. Their Franco-Italian pronunciation, evoking the papal choir of Josquin’s time, is particularly piquant.

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