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Songs of praise, justice and liberation featuring intricate motets by J S Bach, Schütz and Tallis, re-imaginings by young American Mohammed Fairouz, Swedish prog-rock pioneer Bo Hansson and ground breaking composer Michel van der Aa, with an ecstatic blast from the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 to conclude.

 

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), psalm 117, Lobet den Herren, alle Heiden

Mohammed Fairouz (b. 1985), psalm 14, Diversions (Australian premiere)

Hans Leo Hassler (1564–1612), psalm 1, Beatus vir qui non abiit (Cantiones sacrae 1591)

Helen Bowater (b. 1952), psalm 15 (World premiere)

Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672), psalm 119, Wohl denen, die ohne Wandel leben

Lodovico Da Viadana (1564–1627), psalm 33, Exsultate iusti, v.1

Gianmatteo Asola (c. 1532-1609), psalm 148, Laudate Dominum de caelis

Samuel Wesley (1766–1837), psalm 114, In exitu Israel

Michel van der Aa (b. 1970), psalm 5, Shelter (Australian premiere)

Bo Hansson (1943–2010), psalm 90

Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643), psalm 147, Lauda Jerusalem Dominum

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