Barbireau: Missa Virgo parens Christi

Barbireau: Missa Virgo parens Christi
Sacred music by Obrecht, Pipelare, Pullois
Clerks' Group - Edward Wickham
AS&V "Gaudeamus" 188


  1. Obrecht: Laudemus nunc Dominum
  2. Chant: Virgo parens Christi
  3. Barbireau: Missa Virgo parens Christi - Kyrie
  4. Missa Virgo parens Christi - Gloria
  5. Missa Virgo parens Christi - Credo
  6. Missa Virgo parens Christi - Santus and Benedictus
  7. Missa Virgo parens Christi - Agnus Dei
  8. Barbireau: Kyrie paschale
  9. Pullois?: O beata infantia
  10. Obrecht: Inter praeclarissimas virtutes
  11. Obrecht: Salve sancta facies / Homo quidam
  12. Pipelare: Credo de Sancto Johanne Evangelista

Performers: Carys Lane (soprano), Rebecca Outram (soprano), Robin Blaze (alto), William Missin (alto), Matthew Vine (tenor), James Gilchrist (tenor), Tom Raskin (tenor), Jonathan Arnold (bass), Robert MacDonald (bass)

Playing time: 69'

Recording date: June 1999 (West Wratting)

Jacques Barbireau (1455-1491) was a younger contemporary of Ockeghem, succeeded by Obrecht at Notre Dame Cathedral in Antwerp.

This program was the seminal one for the present ensemble to begin singing this polyphony directly from the original manuscripts in original notation.

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Todd M. McComb