Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame

Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
Diabolus in Musica - Antoine Guerber, dir.
Alpha 132 [CD]

Contents:

    Gregorian, Reims, Bibliothèque Municipale no 24
  1. Introït: Rorate celi de super

  2. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  3. Kyrie
  4. Gloria

  5. Gregorian, Reims, Bibliothèque Municipale no 24
  6. Gradual: Qui sedes Domine
  7. Alleluia: Ostende nobis Domine
  8. Sequence: Ave Maria gratia plena

  9. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  10. Credo

  11. Philippe Royllart, MS Chantilly, Muséee Condé ms 1047
  12. Motet: Rex Karole / Leticie / Contratenor / Virgo prius

  13. Gregorian, Reims, Bibliothèque Municipale no 24
  14. Offertory: Ave Maria gratia plena

  15. Anon., MS Ivrea, Ivrea, Biblioteca Capitolare
  16. Motet: A vous Vierge / Ad te Virgo / Regnun Mundi

  17. Mass, ordinary
  18. Preface

  19. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  20. Sanctus
  21. Agnus Dei

  22. Gregorian, Reims, Bibliothèque Municipale no 24
  23. Communion: Ecce Virgo concipiet

  24. Anon., MS Ivrea, Ivrea, Biblioteca Capitolare
  25. Motet: Zolomina / Nazarea / Ave Maria

  26. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  27. Ite missa est

Performers:
Diabolus in Musica
Raphaël Boulay (tenor), Olivier Germond (tenor), Eric Lavoipierre (baritone), Jean-Paul Rigaud (baritone), Geoffroy Buffière (baritone/bass), Christophe Grapperon (baritone/bass), Emmanuel Vistorky (baritone/bass), Philippe Roche (bass)
Antoine Guerber, dir.

Playing time: 60' 55"

Recording site and date:
Abbaye de Fontevraud, France [10/2007];
Rel.: 2008

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 563-104 (November 2008)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 33/3-198 (January / February 2010)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 86/1043-90 (April 2009)

Comments:
Information from CD.

Pierre-F. Roberge

A small selection of some other interesting & significant recordings with some similar characteristics:

Messe de Notre Dame de Guillaume de Machaut
Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard
Harmonic 8931
Guillaume de Machaut: La Messe de Nostre Dame
Ensemble Organum - Marcel Pérès
Harmonia Mundi 901590
Machaut: La Messe de Nostre Dame
Clemencic Consort / Ensemble Nova / Polifonica Lucchese e Capella Santa Cecilia - René Clemencic
Arte Nova 85289
Messe de Nostre Dame
Machaut / Dufay - 5 Sacred Songs
Pro Musica Antiqua - Safford Cape
Archiv Codex Series 453 162

For more recordings, see the discography prepared by Pierre Roberge.

An earlier recording by the present ensemble, including some similar music:

Missa Magna
Messe à la chapelle papale d'Avignon, XIVe siècle
Diabolus in Musica - Antoine Guerber
Studio SM 2819

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