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Plain-Chant from Cathédrale d'Auxerre, XVIII siècle - Ensemble Organum; Florence Limon (vocals); Josep Benet (vocals); Josep Cabré (vocals); Laurence Brisset (vocals);...
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  1. In Festo Johannis Apostoli et Evangelisti, for 8 voices
  2. In Gratiarum Actione Post Collectos Terrae Fructus, for 8 voices
  3. Missa Gratiarum Actione post Collectos Terrae Fructus
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The repertoire recorded here largely has the sound of medieval plainchant, but it was in fact newly composed in eighteenth century France at the Cathedral of Auxterre. The bishop of Auxterre was determined to create a body of music specific to French liturgical traditions rather than simply following Roman models, and this CD draws on that extensive repertoire. While many of the chants are virtually indistinguishable from those of centuries-old monophonic traditions, an occasional use of ornamentation or specifically ...

Plain-Chant from Cathédrale d'Auxerre, XVIII siècle 2009, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 794881909421