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One of the attractive things about one-to-a-part performances of this repertoire is that they recall the sound-world of the viol consort, especially when sung by an all-male ensemble. The Hilliards also have another trick up their sleeves – a special way of listening to each other that results not only in impeccable tuning and balance but in a shifting range of tone colours that never seems premeditated and yet is always apposite both to the music and the words. …
This is yet another magnificent release from a fine vocal outfit whose diversity of repertoire and sheer longevity never cease to amaze.
Robert Levett, International Record Review

Bewundernswert ist, wie frisch, begeistert und damit die Zuhörer begeisternd sich die Hilliards noch immer dieser Musik nähern. Jede Stimme wird in ihrem Eigenwert ausgekostet und doch ins Ganze des Satzes eingebunden, was dem noch immer unerreichten Vokalklang des Ensembles Geschlossenheit und zugleich Individualität gibt. Vokale Kammermusik in Vollendung.
Uwe Schweikert, Partituren

Der vorbildliche Ensemblegeist und die Klangkultur der Hilliards machen dieses Programm zu einer wertvollen Entdeckung.
Thomas Schulz, Applaus

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