Rore: Missa Praeter rerum seriem

Rore: Missa Praeter rerum seriem
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 029
Gimell 454 929


  1. Josquin: Praeter rerum seriem

  2. Rore: Missa Praeter rerum seriem
  3. Kyrie
  4. Gloria
  5. Credo
  6. Sanctus & Benedictus
  7. Agnus Dei
  8. Motet: Infelix ego
  9. Motet: Parce mihi
  10. Motet: Ave Regina caelorum
  11. Motet: Descendi in hortum meum

Playing time: 72'

Release date: 1994

[1] Gimell CDGIM 206 [CDx2] The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin
[2]-[6] Gimell CDGIM 211 [CD] The Tallis Scholars Sing Flemish Masters

Although Rore is known primarily for his madrigals, he also wrote a large volume of sacred music in a relatively conservative Franco-Flemish idiom. The Mass on this recording is based on one of Josquin's most celebrated motets.

Reviewed in:
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 18/1- (september/october 1994)

Another recording of the present mass:

Rore: Missa Praeter rerum seriem
Huelgas Ensemble - Paul van Nevel
Harmonia Mundi 901760

And another mass recording:

Rore: Missa Doulce mémoire / Missa a note negre
Brabant Ensemble - Stephen Rice
Hyperion 67913

Another recording devoted primarily to Rore's sacred music:

Rore: Sacred & Secular Motets
Weser-Renaissance - Manfred Cordes
CPO 999 506

A recording of sacred music by a contemporary Franco-Flemish composer, also known primarily for his madrigals, Philippe de Monte (1521-1603):

Monte: Laudate Dominum / Motets
Currende - Erik Van Nevel
Eufoda 1306

And another similar composer, Philippe Verdelot (d.c.1565):

Verdelot: Missa Philomena Prævia
Ensemble Vocale e Strumentale Delitiæ Musicæ - Marco Longhini
Stradivarius 33405

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Todd M. McComb