Josquin Missa “Faisant regretz”

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Program: #02-36   Air Date: Sep 09, 2002


The national broadcast premier of this rare work by the greatest Renaissance composer; the edition exists in a Flemish copy from 1508, and our program is sponsored in part by the Belgian Tourist Office.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant from Boyd Holmes.

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All of the performances on this recording are by the Clerks' Group directed by Edward Wickham. The manuscript for the Mass was copied in Flanders between 1508 and 1511; the Clerks sang (gathered in a circle) directly from the original. This recording is on ASV Gaudeamus and is CD number GAU 302, and can be purchased through the distributor, Koch, at:

JOSQUIN des PREZ (c. 1455-1521):


  • Tu solus qui facis mirabilia
  • Domine, non secundum
  • Ave verum corpus
  • O Domine Jesu Christe
  • Christem ducem/Qui velatus

WALTER FRYE (?-1475):

Tout a par moy


Missa "Faisant Regretz"

Composer Info

JOSQUIN des PREZ (c. 1455-1521), WALTER FRYE (?-1475)

CD Info

GAU 302.

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