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Zephyrus Recordings: MACHAUT


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Guillaume de Machaut
Messe de Nostre Dame

This 14th-century mass of the Virgin Mary is the earliest complete setting of the Ordinary by a single composer that is known today. Our recording presents Machaut's music in the context of a complete Gregorian mass.

Edited and Directed by Paul Walker

Virginia Arts Recordings: VA-06436
Released: 2006

The Zephyrus Medieval Quartet

Paul Walker, Celebrant (countertenor 1)
Colin Bird, Deacon (countertenor 2)
J. R. Ankney, Sub-Deacon (contratenor)
Jason Stell, Cantor (tenor)
Track Title
1.  Introit: Salve sancta Parens
2.  Kyrie
3.  Gloria in excelsis
4.  Oratio
5.  First Reading: Ecclesiasticus 24:14-16
6.  Gradual: Benedictus et venerabilis es
7.  Alleluia: Post partum
8.  Gospel: Luke 11:27-28
9.  Credo
10.  Introduction to Offertory
11.  Offertory: Felix namque
12.  Proper Preface: Et te in Festivitate beatae Mariae
13.  Sanctus and Benedictus
14.  Pater Noster
15.  Agnus Dei
16.  Communion: Beata viscera
17.  Post-Communion Prayer
18.  Ite missa est

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