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Philip Greenfield
American Record Guide, November 2012

I like the Blossom Street chamber choir, especially in the contemporary offerings. The 16th Century polyphony of Pierre de Machicourt (1510-64) and Richard Pygott (1484-1549) comes off pleasantly enough…

Naxos offers flattering sound and a full set of notes, texts, and…translations…you’ll find that these are lullabies worth staying awake for. © 2012 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide online




David Mellor
Classic FM, December 2011

David Mellor’s Christmas CD of the Year and David Mellor Recommends – week of 17 December © 2011 Classic FM



John Quinn
MusicWeb International, December 2011

This is an enjoyable and enterprising collection, which works on two fronts. It’s a nice disc in its own right, offering some welcome new listening for the Christmas season. In addition, it’s a good showcase for the book of music with which it’s linked and I hope that will stimulate interest from choir directors and lead to some of these pieces taking their place in the repertoire of choirs that like a challenge and something different. There is far more substance to this collection of music… © 2011 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Brian Wilson Download Roundup
MusicWeb International, December 2011

The music is a sheer delight and the performances good enough for me to predict that I shall be listening to this a good deal this Christmas and beyond. © 2011 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Sarah Bryan Miller
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 2011

The voices are lovely and the music is in a contemplative vein, just right for those days when relentless commercial holiday music threatens to overwhelm the holiday spirit. © St Louis Post-Dispatch





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