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They sing in an admirably flexible manner with beautiful diction.Musicweb.international
The singing offers excellent chant interpretation╔a valuable addition to a chant library.Fanfare Magazine
a real bonanza. The Easter set offers a different liturgical sequence for every day of the traditional Easter Octave (Easter Sunday and the week following, including the next Sunday). This so called week of Sunday's is the most important of the Catholic liturgical year, and its associated chants are among the most exalted and moving you'll hear...Not even the most seasoned monastic group delivers it better than the Gloriae Dei Cantores Schola, a group that specializes in Gregorian chant. They sing in daily services and appear often in concert with (and as part of) the Gloriae Dei Cantores. Like them, the Schola singers are renowned for their smooth sound, rhythmic flexibility, and intense sacred sentiment.American Record Guide
This disc contains what I believe are first recordings of the Gregorian Propers for Easter Day and the Octave for Easter. Spectacular stuff! Easter is, after all, the essential and most important of Christian feast days. Without Christ's resurrection, the whole belief would be meaningless. It stands to reason that one can expect some of the finest, most joyous chants set aside for Easter.
The free-flowing lyric lines are indeed other-worldly in their refined sense of suspended animation. The effect, especially when performed so well as here, tends to float the mind. The chants are so soothing, that one can not help but escape feelings of anxiety or anger. Their appeal is general. One need not be religious to be moved, for the chants are catholic as well as Catholic. The result is elegantly overpowering. Marvelous!In Tune Magazine
The singers' experience and expertise come from daily chanting of the Benedictine Monastic Offices. This is then, 73 minutes of unaccompanied Gregorian chant expertly performed and flawlessly recorded, an hour of pleasant instruction and instructive pleasure. The booklet contains complete Latin texts with translations and valuable commentary.The American Organist
╔special focus on phrase coloring and word painting.Cross Accent
Gloriae Dei Cantores Schola is dedicated to the singing and study of Gregorian chant. Its expertise and experience come from daily chanting of the Liturgy of the Hours as well as the Ordinary and Proper of the Mass at the Church of the Transfiguration. The Schola also conducts chant workshops and performs in concert with Gloriae Dei Cantores. Years of study with the late Dr Mary Berry, CBE, founder of the Schola Gregoriana in Cambridge, England, and the monks of St. Peter's Abbey, Solesmes, France, also contributes to the Schola's passion for Gregorian chant as a vibrant and living form of sung prayer.