Obrecht: Missa de Sancto Donatiano

Obrecht: Missa de Sancto Donatiano (Bruges 1487)
Capella Pratensis
Challenge Classics 72414 [CD+DVD]


  1. Improvisation on "Gefft den armen gefangen" (organ)
  2. Introitus: Statuit et Dominus
  3. Kyrie - Missa de Sancto Donatiano
  4. Gloria - Missa de Sancto Donatiano
  5. Graduale: Domine, prevenisti eum
  6. Alleluia: Iuravit Dominus
  7. Credo - Missa de Sancto Donatiano
  8. Offertorium: Veritas mea
  9. Improvisation on "O beate pater" (organ)
  10. Sanctus - Missa de Sancto Donatiano
  11. Improvisation II on "Gefft den armen gefangen" (organ)
  12. Agnus Dei - Missa de Sancto Donatiano
  13. Communio: Beatus servus
  14. Improvisation on "O Sanctissime pater" (organ)
  15. O beate pater Donatiane
  16. O sanctissime presul
  17. O clavis David
  18. Confessor Domini
  19. Gefft den armen gefangen

Performers: Stratton Bull (superius), Hugo Naessens (superius), Christopher Kale (altus), Peter Van Heyghen (altus), Robert Buckland (tenor), Arnout Lems (tenor), Lieven Deroo (bassus), Lionel Meunier (bassus), Wim Diepenhorst (organ)

Playing time: 63' (CD); 118' (DVD)

Recording date: May & November 2006 (Netherlands & Belgium); DVD: June 2007 (Bruges); released: 2009

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 577-84 (Feb. 2010)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 33/4-269 (March-April 2010)

Tracks #15-19 are the melodies used as cantus firmi.

The DVD contains a filmed reenactment of the mass plus an extensive documentary featuring Prof. Jennifer Boxam and Stratton Bull made on location in Bruges.

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Todd M. McComb