STEPHEN PAULUS (b. 1949)
1  Splendid Jewel 3:45
  For Jordan Sramek and The Rose Ensemble  
  Jill LeSeur-Chipman soprano  
  Crotchet=96 - Crotchet=112 - Temp I (Crotchet=96)  
   
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
2  A Hymn to the Virgin 2:41
  Kira Rugen soprano - Amy Perciballi alto  
  Robert Comeaux tenor - David Topping bass  
  Andante lento - Più anmato - Tempo I più tranquillo - Molto più lento  
   
 CECILIA MCDOWALL (b. 1951)
 Three Latin Motets  
3 1 Ave, Regina. Andante espressivo e teneramente - Meno mosso 3:36
4 2 Ave, Maria. Andante sostenuto e espressivo - Allargando 2:57
5 3 Regina caeli. Adagio maestoso - Allegro spiritoso - Adagio maestoso 2:28
 HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983)
6  A Spotless Rose 3:39
  Carol-anthem (for use at Christmastide)  
  To my Mother  
  Jacob Herbert baritone  
  With easeful movement  
 JAVIER BUSTO (b. 1949)
 Two Marian Pieces 7:11  
  Cassandra Ewer soprano - Carol Platt Proudfoot soprano  
7 Ave, maris stella (To Carl Høgset and his chorus Grex Vocalis, on their tenth anniversary)* 4:36
  Espressivo - Tranquillo - Espressivo - Deciso - Espressivo  
8 Ave, Maria. Adagio, dolce 2:31
 HEALEY WILLAN (1880-1968)
 Three Liturgical Motets 6:11  
9 Fair in face. Allegretto cantabile - Poco meno mosso 2:01
10 I beheld her, beautiful as a dove. Divoto - Poco più mosso - A tempo I 2:09
11 Rise up, my love, my fair one. In free rhythm 1:58
 JEAN BELMONT FORD (b. 1939)
premiere recording
 Electa 21:14  
  For the Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, Conductor  
  Rebecca Lloyd soprano - Caroline Markham mezzo-soprano  
  Joel M. Rinsema tenor - Sonja Branch timpano, bass drum  
12 1 De profundis. Intensely - 3:37
13 2 Asperges me, Domine/Credo. Aggressively - Fervently - Heartfelt - Sweetly - The Pact 3:48
14 3 Ave, dulcissima Maria. Reverently - Fervently - Reverently 3:49
15 4 Magnificat anima mea. Dance-like - Intensely - Sombrely - Sweetly - 9:58
   
  Also available as SACD CHSA 5066
 Charles Bruffy