Guillaume de Machaut: La Messe de Notre Dame

Guillaume de Machaut: La Messe de Notre Dame et les Propres grégoriens pour la fête de l'Assomption
The London Ambrosian Singers & Ensemble "Les Ménestrels" de Vienne - John McCarthy, dir.
Belvedere ELY 04-30 [LP]
Belvedere 639652A [LP]
Tudor 0430 [LP]
Nonesuch H-71184 [LP]
World Record Club H-71184 [LP]
Harmonia mundi HM 10.071 [LP]
Harmonia mundi HM 40.071 [Cassette]

Contents:

    Anon., Gregorian, Benedictine liturgy, 15th c. Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  1. Introït
    Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
    Kyrie
  2. Gloria
    Anon., Gregorian, Benedictine liturgy, 15th c. Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    Graduel
    Alleluya

  3. ----
    Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  4. Credo
    Anon., Gregorian, Benedictine liturgy, 15th c. Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    Offertoire

  5. Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
  6. Sanctus
  7. Agnus Dei
    Anon., Gregorian, Benedictine liturgy, 15th c. Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    Communion
    Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame
    Ite Missa est

Playing time: 20' 03" + 17' 07" = 37' 10"

Performers: The London Ambrosian Singers & Ensemble "Les Ménestrels" de Vienne - John McCarthy, dir.

Recording site and date:
Cathédrale Notre Dame, Reims, France [1966 or prior]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 110-18 (october 1966); 253-79 (september 1980 (as Harmonia mundi HM10 (or 40).071))
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): (november 1968 (as World Record H-7 1184))

Comments:
Information from owned Nonesuch version; typical recording of the 60's with a lot of instruments.

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Pierre-F. Roberge