KING’S COLLEGE CHOIR – 1615: Gabrieli in Venice


1615: Gabrieli in Venice



KING’S COLLEGE CHOIR 1615: Gabrieli in Venice

  • 5.1 Dolby True HD
  • 2.0 LPCM 24Bit/96kHz
  • Dolby Atmos

King’s College Choir has released a new album of music by 16th century Italian composer Giovanni Gabrieli. 1615: Gabrieli in Venice is the latest release on the College’s own label and is the first classical album ever in the new Dolby Atmos surround sound format. This technology allows overhead sound to be included in the recording, reproducing the acoustics of the Chapel with unprecedented realism.

This recording pays homage to one of the most influential musicians of the Venetian Renaissance from within one of the great buildings of the English Renaissance.

As well as being principal organist at St Mark’s Basilica, Gabrieli was a prolific composer of sacred vocal and instrumental music. The early brass ensembles for which Gabrieli composed are no longer to be found performing in St Mark’s Basilica, but this tradition is alive and well in Cambridge. The Choir is joined by His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts playing faithful recreations of instruments from Gabrieli’s time.

Release Date: 06.11.2015

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