Utrecht 2000: Pierre de la Rue: Christmas Mass

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Program: #00-49   Air Date: Dec 04, 2000

From the Utrecht Festival 2000 with the Capella Pratensis.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant from John Crowley.

NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. The performance is by the Cappella Pratensis directed by Rebecca Stewart, consists entirely of the fully-reconstructed Christmas Mass of Pierre de la Rue, the Missa Puer natus est nobis.

The Mass may have been composed for Christmas at the birth of Charles V, and is part of the 500th anniversary celebrations of the birth of Charles. For more information on other events relating to Charles V, you may access:


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PIERRE de la RUE: Missa Puer natus est nobis.

  • Puer natus est nobis (introit).
  • Kyrie
  • Gloria
  • Viderunt omnes (gradual).
  • Dies sanctificatus (alleluia).
  • Credo
  • Tui sunt coeli (offertory).
  • Sanctus
  • Agnus Dei
  • Viderunt omnes (communion).
  • Salve regina.

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