Ten Chant Recordings Not to Be Missed, Part 1

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Program: #22-01   Air Date: Jan 03, 2022

In late 2020 for Sacred Music, Jerome F Weber of Fanfare compiled a lifetime’s scholarship on the field to create a Top 10 list of Gregorian Chants. This week, we hear the first six.

NOTE: All of the music on these two programs was chosen by Fr. Jerome Weber early music critic of Fanfare magazine, and was adapted from the article of the same name first published in Sacred Music, Vol. 147, No. 3 (Fall 2020), pp. 21-31. 

It is also posted on: www.academia.edu/44912108/Ten_Chant_Recordings_Not_To_Be_Missed

I. Chant (Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos/Ismael Fernández de la Cuesta). Angel CD 7243 5 55138 2. [first issued on LP Hispavox HHS 10421].  Media vita.

Chant

 

II. The Coming of Christ  (Gloriae Dei Cantores/Mary Berry). Gloriae Dei CD GDCD 033. Aspiciens a longe.

 

III.   Pater Noster (Hervé Lamy/Choeur Grégorien de Paris/Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Croix de Neuilly/Xavier Chancerelle). Jade CD 198548 2.    Exultet jam angelica.

Pater Noster: Gregorian Chant

 

IV. Alleluia Benedicite Domino (Choir of the Monks of the Abbey of Ligugé/Olivier Bossard). Studio SM CD SM 12 21.00.  Benedictus es Domine Deus. 

 

V. De Goede Week (Utrecht Students Gregorian Choir/Jan Boogaarts). KRO CD 313-40. (19 LP Boxed Set GW-3, only one released as a CD).   Crux fidelis.

Gregoriaanse Gezangen album cover

 

VI. Missa de Angelis (Stirps Jesse/ Enrico de Capitani). Soli Deo Gloria CD 220750 207.  O filii et filie.

CD Info

Angel CD 7243 5 55138 2, Gloriae Dei CD GDCD 033, Jade CD 198548 2, Studio SM CD SM 12 21.00, KRO CD 313-40, Soli Deo Gloria CD 220750 207