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Charpentier: Messe De Minuit Pour Noel / The Virgin Consort


Release Date: 10/22/1996 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49077   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  Kyler Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virgin Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"This charming recording combines traditional plainchant elements with a setting of the Mass to French carol tunes, arranged in Baroque polyphony by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, a prolific and intriguing composer of church music...All is well and tastefully done by the Virgin Consort, directed by Kyler Brown."

-- Sarah Bryan Miller, New York Times [101996]
"This charming recording combines traditional plainchant elements with a setting of the Mass to French carol tunes, arranged in Baroque polyphony by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, a prolific and intriguing composer of church music...All is well and tastefully done by the Virgin Consort, directed by Kyler Brown."

-- Sarah Bryan Miller, New York Times [101996]
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Works on This Recording

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Messe de minuit pour Noël, H 9 by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Conductor:  Kyler Brown
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Virgin Consort
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa ?1690; France 
Venue:  St. Mary the Virgin Church, NYC 
Length: 57 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

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