Lush harmonies, intricate arrangements and soaring melodies have been the foundation of musica intima’s recordings. Over the years, musica intima has relished performing and recording choral music from all time periods. They are especially known for championing contemporary Canadian music and finding little-known works that have now become popular choral gems. Coupled with a tradition of in-house arrangements by the members of musica intima, the music on this CD represents the best and most popular recordings by musica intima over the last 20 years.
musica intima is composed of 12 professional singers, about which Lloyd Dykk of the Georgia Straight said, “…the flexibility and agility that are a function of their small size is partly what makes them so exciting.” But what makes musica intima truly unique is that they rehearse and perform without a conductor. In rehearsal, they exchange ideas freely while exploring their own musical creativity. In performance, they engage the audience with a spontaneity and freshness all their own.