Striggio's Mass in 40 parts

Listen to a clip from I Fagiolini's new recording here

'The instruments transfigure much of this music, contributing to the spacious sonorities and delicate moments of colour' Anthony Pryer

Striggio • Galilei • Tallis

Striggio: Missa Ecce Si Beato Giorno; Ecce beatam lucem; Fuggi, spene mia; O giovenil ardire; Altr'io che queste spighe; D'ogni gratia et d'amor; O de la bella Etruria; Caro dolce ben mio; Misero ohimè

Galilei: Contrapunto Secondi di BM; Tallis: Spem in alium; plus Sarum plainchant Spem in alium

I Fagiolini/Robert Hollingworth
Decca 478 2734 69:19 mins plus DVD

For a full review, take a look at the April issue of BBC Music Magazine

Audio clip: Striggio: Missa Ecce Si Beato Giorno – Sanctus