The feast of the Transfiguration is less well-represented in Renaissance choral music than other feasts, but has received new attention thanks to the calendric reform and the introduction of the “Luminous Mysteries” of the rosary by Pope Saint John Paul II. Because of the paucity of musical settings proper to the feast, Maestro Allen and Prior Peter decided to co-compose a dual motet for the occasion.
- Peter Funk (1970—):
- Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585):
O nata lux
- Giovanni P. di Palestrina (ca. 1525-1594):
Magnificat Quarti Toni (Book 3)
- Kevin Allen (1965—):
Domine, bonum est