La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate

La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate
Visions of Joy / The Chapel of Hieronymus Bosch
Cappella Pratensis - Stratton Bull
Challenge Classics 72710


  1. Plainchant / Anon. (introitus): Salve Sancta Parens
  2. La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate - Kyrie
  3. La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate - Gloria
  4. Plainchant (graduale): Benedicta et venerabilis es
  5. Plainchant (alleluia): Ave Maria
  6. Improv. / Anon. (sequence): Verbum bonum et suave (organ)
  7. La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate - Credo
  8. Improv: O salutaris hostia (organ)
  9. Anon. (offertorium motet): Sub tuum presidium
  10. Plainchant: Prefatio
  11. La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate - Sanctus
    Anon (elevation motet): O salutaris hostia
  12. Improv: Pater noster (organ)
  13. La Rue: Missa Cum jocunditate - Agnus Dei
  14. Plainchant (communio): Beata viscera
  15. Improv: Cum jocunditate (organ)
  16. La Rue (motet): Gaude Virgo

Performers: Stratton Bull (superius), Andrew Hallock (superius), Pieter De Moor (altus), Lior Leibovici (altus), Olivier Berten (tenor), Peter de Laurentiis (tenor), Lionel Meunier (bassus), Pieter Stas (bassus); Wim Diepenhorst (organ)

Playing time: 64'

Recording date: November 2015 (Belgium); released: 2016

The program is based mostly upon music surviving from the Brotherhood of Our Illustrious Lady in 's-Hertogenbosch, a confraternity of which Bosch was a member directly, and La Rue "externally." Items with slashes are combined from more than one source, whereas parentheses indicate genre (or organ, which sometimes alternates with vocal polyphony).

To purchasing information for this disc.

To FAQ references to this recording.

To FAQ CD index page.

Todd M. McComb