Gregorian Christmas

Gregorian Christmas

by Choir of the Monks of Montserrat Abbey
     
 
With its evocative cover, this is the perfect CD for those reflective moments at Christmas time. The purity of Gregorian chant, from both Spain (Monks of Monserrat Abbey) and Germany (Benedictine Abbey Münsterschwarzach), provides serenity during the hectic holidays. The CD booklet includes an informative introductory article and chant texts.

Overview

With its evocative cover, this is the perfect CD for those reflective moments at Christmas time. The purity of Gregorian chant, from both Spain (Monks of Monserrat Abbey) and Germany (Benedictine Abbey Münsterschwarzach), provides serenity during the hectic holidays. The CD booklet includes an informative introductory article and chant texts.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/2008
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028947780212
catalogNumber:
001230702

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Tracks

  1. Hodie nobis caelorum rex, responsory  (06:32)
  2. Hodie Nobis de Caelo, responsory  (02:35)
  3. Quem vidistis pastores, respsonsory in mode 4 (Liber Usualis, No. 377)  (02:48)
  4. Descendit de caelis, responsory in Mode 1  (04:16)
  5. O magnum mysterium, responsory in mode 3 (Liber Usualis No. 382)  (03:34)
  6. Beata Dei genitrix, responsory in mode 7 (Liber Usualis No. 383)  (02:26)
  7. Sancta et immaculata virginitas, responsory  (02:30)
  8. Angelus ad pastores ait  (04:03)
  9. Ecce agnus Dei  (03:59)
  10. Beata viscera , communion in mode 1  (03:52)
  11. In principio erat verbum, motet for 4 parts  (03:03)
  12. Verbum Caro Factum Est, responsory, mode 6  (05:13)
  13. First Mass for Christmas

    1. Introitus: Dominus dixit ad me  (02:46)
    2. Kyrie 4  (01:58)
    3. Gloria 4  (03:57)
    4. Graduale: Tecum principium  (06:33)
    5. Alleluia. Dominus dixit ad me  (02:57)
    6. Offertorium: Laetentur caeli  (04:50)
    7. Sanctus 4  (01:32)
    8. Agnus Dei 4  (01:16)
    9. Communio: In splendoribus sanctorum  (02:27)

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