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AD stands for Agnus Dei

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Passionate Voices' will feature La Sestina by Claudio Monteverdi, Missa Pange Lingua: Agnus Dei by Josquin des Pres, and Vadam et circuibo by Thomas Luis de Victoria.
This time around the Bulgarian diva will perform Rachmaninoff's Agnus Dei, Christ is Risen, All Once I Gladly Owned, All Things Depart and It is Me; Obradors' El Vito; Habanera from the opera Carmen by Bizet; Aria of Dalila from the opera Samson Et Dalila by Saent-Saens; and Aria of Azuchena from the opera Il Trovatore by Verdi.
The music includes Rutter's Magnificat, the choral version of Barber's Agnus Dei, Parry's I Was Glad, and soprano Katherine Fuge will perform Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs.
With music composed by Howard Goodall and sung by Birmingham's Ex Cathedra, its haunting melodies blend traditional Dies Irae and Agnus Dei motifs with much-loved poetry such as 'Do not stand at my grave and weep' and 'In Flanders Fields'.
Along the way there was a honeyed Kyrie, a Dies Irae suffused with a marvellous cacophony of hand-clapping and foot stamping, exquisite guitar playing through the Confutatis, and delicious vocal harmonies in both a non-requiem Alabanza and the more traditional Agnus Dei.
Barber wrote a choral adaptation of the adagio in 1967 in which he set the words of the Mass' Agnus Dei.