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Hello,

I'd like to start collection of sacred music recordings and I don't know where to start. There are a few lists of "essential recordings" out there on a web, but I'd like to hear from the OC.net community for recommendations.

What I mean by sacred music is music used liturgically in a historical Church.

Choral works with instrumental accompaniment by major composers (Brahms, Mozart, Handel) are fine, but I'm most interested in chant, be it Byzantine, Gregorian, Coptic, or what have you.

I am absolutely not interested in contemporary "praise" music.

Any recommended recordings for someone just starting off?

Thanks and God bless.
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