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formerly St. Vibiana's Cathedral 214 S. Main St Los Angeles, CA 90012
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132 stars
This is the second time I've been to Vibiana's when parking next door has been free!
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Los Angeles Chamber Singers' Cappella: "The Three Great Services"
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45 events
15 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 22 2011

The performance was exceptional.

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clare baren
51 events
12 reviews
16 stars
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The grandeur of the Tudor Age is amply displayed in three brilliant settings of the Canticle of Mary, in Robert Parsons’ ground-breaking Great Service written shortly after the first Book of Common Prayer was completed in 1549. Three decades would pass before William Byrd would embark on his own Great Service, written during the first half of the 1580s. Another half century would pass before the last of the great generation of English composers before Purcell, Thomas Tomkins would proffer his own Great Service (c.1630) which is squarely in the Byrd tradition. The program also features a collection of grand motets spanning more than a century, beginning with a remarkably massive work from the Eton Choirbook.


Robert Parsons: Magnificat from The Great Service a 8; Holy Lord God Almighty a 5

William Byrd:  Magnificat from The Great Service a 10; Laetentur caeli a 5

Thomas Tomkins:  Magnificat from The Great Service a 10

Robert Wylkynson: Salve regina a 9 from the Eton Choirbook

John Sheppard: Aeterne rex altissime a 5