Byrd: Masses from Gradualia

Byrd: Missa in tempore Paschali
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  1. Missa in tempore Paschali (a 5)
  2. Motet: Regina cæli (a 3)
  3. Missa in Assumptione beatæ Mariæ virginis (a 5)
  4. Antiphon: Ave Regina cælorum (a 4)
  5. Antiphon: Salve Regina (a 4)

Performers: Louis Botto, Johnson Flucker, Joseph Jennings, Steven Rickards, Mark Daniel, Neal Rogers, Bruce Sellers, Michael Noland, Mitchell Sandler, Kevin Freemen, Paul Guttry, Mark Keller

Playing time: 52'

Recording site and date:
Unknown [06/1986]
Rel. 1987 (HMC), 1998 (HMT)

[3] Harmonia mundi "Passerelles" HMB 590 017 / 18 [CDx2 + book] Les Contre-ténors - Mythes et Réalités (with a book by Peter Giles)

These masses (and antiphons) are taken from Byrd's Gradualia, two massive publications in which he wrote Propers for every major feast of the liturgical year.

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Todd M. McComb