Morales: Missa Mille regretz

Morales: Mass for Feast of St. Isidore of Seville
Gabrieli Consort & Players - Paul McCreesh
Archiv 449 143
Archiv "Blue" 474 228
Brilliant 93904

Contents:

  1. Guerrero: Cançión à 6 (2 cornets, 2 sackbuts, 2 dulcians)
  2. Rogier: Cançión "Ecce sacerdos magnus" à 5 (5 recorders)
  3. Rogier: Cançión à 6 (2 cornets, 2 shawms, 2 sackbuts)
  4. Cabezón: Tiento del quinto tono (organ)
  5. Introitus - In medio ecclesiae (chant choir, dulcian)
  6. Morales: Missa "Mille regretz" Kyrie (choir à 6, dulcian)
  7. Morales: Gloria (choir à 6, dulcian)
  8. Oratio - Dominus vobiscum... Deus, qui populo tuo (chant choir, dulcian)
  9. Cabezón: Tiento del quarto tono (organ)
  10. Epistola - Lectio Epistolae beati Pauli Apostoli ad Timotheum (solo chant)
  11. Guerrero: Cançión "Subiendo amor" à 5 (4 shawms, sackbut)
  12. Guerrero: Cançión "Todos aman" à 5 (4 shawms, sackbut)
  13. Evangelium - Dominus vobiscum... Sequentia sancti Evangeli secundum Matthaeum (chant choir, dulcian)
  14. Morales: Credo (choir à 6, dulcian)
  15. Cabezón: Tiento del octavo tono (organ)
  16. Guerrero: O Doctor optime (choir à 6, 2 cornets, 2 sackbuts, 2 dulcians)
  17. Prefatio - Per omnia saecula saeculorum... Vere dignum et justum est... (chant choir, dulcian)
  18. Morales: Sanctus (choir à 6, dulcian)
  19. Gombert: Mille regretz à 6 (2 cornets, 2 sackbuts, 2 dulcians)
  20. Pater Noster - Per omnia saecula saeculorum (chant choir, dulcian)
  21. Morales: Agnus Dei (choir à 6, dulcian)
  22. Communio - Fidelis servus et prudens (chant choir, dulcian)
  23. Postcommunio - Dominus vobiscum... Ut nobis, Domine (chant choir, dulcian)
  24. Ite missa est - Deo gratis (chant choir, dulcian)
  25. Rogier: Cançión à 6 (2 cornets, 2 shawms, 2 sackbuts)
  26. Santa María: Del modo de tañer a corcheas (organ)
  27. Morales: Emendemus in melius (choir à 5)

Performers: Robert Harre-Jones, Andrew Watts, Angus Davidson, Malcolm Smith (altos); Julian Podger, Gerard O'Beirne, Tom Phillips, Robert Horn (tenors); Charles Pott, Robert Evans (baritones); Julian Clarkson, Simon Grant, Richard Savage (basses); Steven Harrold, Angus Smith, Nicholas Smith, Charles Pott, Alastair Hamilton, Henry Wickham, Laurence Whitehead, Julian Clarkson, Robert McDonald (chant choir); William Lyons (dulcian, shawm, recorder), Douglas Kirk (cornet, shawm, recorder), Dan Stillman (sackbut, shawm, recorder), Mack Ramsey (sackbut, recorder), Keith McGowan (dulcian, shawm, recorder), Timothy Roberts (organ)

Playing time: 76'

Recording date: June & October 1995

Reviewed in:
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.) 33/5-345 (May/June 2010)

This recording is centered around Morales' Missa Mille regretz, with various other polyphonic & chant movements to make a full service, including the entry & exit portions.

Other composers represented are Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Philippe Rogier (c.1561-1596), Antonio de Cabezón (1510-1566), Nicolas Gombert (c.1495-c.1560), and Tomás de Santa María (d.1570)

A recording devoted to Rogier:

Un office de mariage à la Cour d'Espagne
Rogier: Missa tribus choribus Domine Dominus noster
Choeur de Chambre de Namur / La Fenice / Ricercar Consort / Doulce Mémoire - Jean Tubéry
Ricercar 206152

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Todd M. McComb