La Rue: Mass of the Seven Sorrows

La Rue: Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin / Easter Mass
Ars Antiqua de Paris - Michel Sanvoisin
Naxos 8.554656

Contents:

    Missa de Septem Doloribus beatissime marie virginis a 5
  1. Kyrie
  2. Gloria
  3. Credo
  4. Sanctus
  5. Agnus Dei
  6. Pater de caelis, Deus a 6

  7. Missa Pascale a 5
  8. Kyrie
  9. Gloria
  10. Credo
  11. Sanctus
  12. Agnus Dei
  13. Vexilla Regis / Passio Domini a 4

Performers: Jean Nirouët (countertenor), Frédéric Bourdin (tenor), Christophe Olive (baritone), Christophe Lizère (baritone), Gaël de Kerret (bass), Christophe Poncet (tenor)

Playing time: 75'

Recording date: May 1999 (Paris)

In the wake of the 1989 scholarly edition of La Rue's complete works, the present ensemble (established in 1965) has rededicated itself to performing his works and bringing them to the public.

Reviewed in:
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 27/3-139 (january/february 2004)

Other recordings by the present ensemble:

Machaut: La Messe Nostre-Dame et L'amour courtois
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Edelweiss 1021
Ars Antiqua de Paris à la Sainte Chapelle
Ars Antiqua de Paris - Michel Sanvoisin
Coda 9605
L'Art de Guillaume de Machaut
Ars Antiqua de Paris - Michel Sanvoisin
Arion 38252 (LP)

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