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Music for the Masses

No, we're not talking about the proletariat--this is music set to the great Latin Masses, which expand over 800 years from the earliest of composers to the most modern.

 
Program 1

Anon: Invitatory: Regem regum dominum
Anonymous 4
HM 907156
:53

Machaut: Kyrie fr. Messe de Notre Dame (excerpt)
Ensemble Organum/Peres
HM 901590
1:03

Anon: L’homme armé
Calliope
Nonesuch 79039
5:32

Ockeghem: Kyrie fr. Missa L’Homme armé
The Clerk’s Group/Wickham
ASV 204
1:56

Dufay: “Se la face ay pale” & Kyrie fr. Missa “Se la face ay pale”
Early Music Consort of London/Munrow
Virgin 61283
4:03 & 4:56
 
Des Préz: Plainchant & Agnus Dei fr. Missa Ave Maris Stella
Taverner Consort & Choir/Parrott
EMI 54659
8:04
 
Des Préz: Plainchant & Gloria fr. Missa Pange Lingua
Ensemble Organum & Ensemble Clément Janequin
HM 901239
7:35
 
Pipelare: Kyrie fr. Missa L’Homme armé
Huelgas Ensemble/Nevel
Sony 68258
3:01
 
Victoria: Missa “O Quam Gloriosum” (excerpt)
Oxford Camerata/Summerly
Naxos 8.550575 
1:59
 
Palestrina: Sanctus & Benedictus fr. Missa pro Defunctis
Chanticleer
Teldec 94561
4:04

 

Program 2

Monteverdi: Sanctus fr. Mass “In Illo Tempore”
Regensburger Domspatzen/Schneidt
DG 453907
4:34

Biber: Requiem in A Major, Kyrie & Communio
Amsterdam Baroque/Koopman
Erato 91725
7:14

Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major, R 589 (excerpts)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Shaw; Upshaw, s.
Telarc 80194
7:43

J.S. Bach: Mass in b minor, BWV 232 (excerpts)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430353
10:12, 2:48, 4:58, 3:06, 6:22

 

Program 3

Haydn: Kyrie fr. Mass in d minor, H 22 No. 11 "Nelsonmesse"
English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Phi 470286
4:34

Mozart: Kyrie fr. Mass in C Major, K. 317, Coronation
Amsterdam Baroque/Koopman
Erato 10705
2:55

Mozart: Mass in c minor, K. 427 (417a), Great (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ Bernstein; Augér, s.
DG 431791
7:38, 7:43

Beethoven: Kyrie fr. Mass in C Major, Op. 86 (excerpt)
New Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus/Giulini
EMI 62693
1:19

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123 (excerpts)
Berlin Phil & Radio Chorus/Solti
Lon 444337
9:11, 10:39, 1:27, 3:26

Haydn: Dona Nobis Pacem fr. Missa in tempore belli, H 22 No. 9, Paukenmesse
English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Phil B0000032-02
2:16

 

Program 4

Weber: Offertorium fr. MissaSancta No. 1 in E flat major, J 224, Freischützmesse
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra/Stein; Laki, s.
EMI 47679
3:04

Schubert: Kyrie fr. Mass in Ab Major, D. 678
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Phi 456578
6:29

Bruckner: Kyrie fr. Mass no 3 in F minor, WAB 28
London Phil, Mozart Choir Linz/Möst; soloists
EMI 56168
9:45

Dvorák: Kyrie fr. Mass in D major, Op. 86
Russian State Symphony Orchestra/Polyanskii
Chan 9505
8:40

Paine: Kyrie fr. Mass in D
St. Louis Symphony/Schuller
New World 80262
7:15

Janácek: Glagolitic Mass (excerpts)
Vienna Phil/Chailly; Urbanová, s.; Bogachov, ten.
Lon 460213
13:19

 

Program 5

Vaughan Williams: Sanctus & Angus Dei fr. Mass in g minor
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Willcocks
EMI 69820
9:09

Poulenc: Sanctus & Angus Dei fr. Mass in G Major
Robert Shaw Festival Singers/Shaw; Carter, s.
Telarc 80236
7:20

Bernstein: Mass (excerpts)
Orchestra, Norman Scribner Choir, Berkshire Boys’ Choir/Bernstein; Titus, bar.
CBS 44593
27:25, 3:47

 

 

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