Exploring Music Playlist: Music for the Masses
Exploring Music Playlist: Music for the Masses

April 1st, 2024

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For the past eight centuries, Latin Masses have continuously been written and played for many different occasions, religious or not. This program spotlights recordings that bring these ancient Latin texts to life. Spanning from the beginning of written masses to modern times, Bill demonstrates the process it takes to compose these enduring masses that continue to be played.

Playlist

Episode 1

Anonymous: Invitatory: Regem regum dominum
Anonymous 4
Miracles Of Sant’Iago
HM 907156
0:53

Machaut, Guillaume: Messe de Notre Dame
“Kyrie” (excerpt)

Ensemble Organum/Peres
Miracles of Sant’Iago
HM 907156
1:03

Anonymous: L’homme armé

Calliope
Dances (A Renaissance Revel)
Nonesuch 79039
5:32

Ockeghem, Johannes: L’homme armé
“Kyrie”

The Clerks Group/Wickham
Missa L’Homme Armé; Missa Sine Nomine
ASV 204
1:56

Dufay, Guilaume: “Se la face ay pale” (song)
Early Music Consort of London/Munrow
Se La Face Ay Pale
Virgin 61283
4:03

Dufay, Guilaume: Missa Se la face ay pale
“Kyrie”

Early Music Consort of London/Munrow
Se La Face Ay Pale
Virgin 61283
4:56

Des Préz, Josquin: Missa Ave Maris Stella
“Plainchant, “Agnus Dei”

Taverner Consort & Choir/Parrott
Missa “Ave Maris Stella” – Motets & Chansons
EMI 54659
8:04

Des Préz, Josquin: Missa Pange Lingua
“Plainchant,” “Gloria”

Ensemble Organum & Ensemble Clément Janequin
Miracles Of Sant’Iago
HM 901239
7:35

Pipelare, Matthaeus: Missa L’Homme armé
“Kyrie” 

Huelgas Ensemble/Nevel
Missa “L’Homme Armé” • Chansons • Motets
Sony 68258
3:01

Victoria, Tomás Luis de: Missa
“O Quam Gloriosum” (excerpt)

Oxford Camerata/Summerly
Masses
Naxos 8.550575
1:59

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da: Missa pro Defunctis
“Sanctus,” “Benedictus”

Chanticleer
Missa Pro Defunctis • Motets
Teldec 94561
4:04

Episode 2

Monteverdi, Claudio: Mass In illo Tempore
“Sanctus”

Regensburger Domspatzen/Schneidt
Vesperae Mariae Virginis / Missa „In Illo Tempore”
DG 453907
4:34

Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz: Requiem in A Major
“Kyrie,” “Communio”
Amsterdam Baroque/Koopman
Requiem A 15 (A-Dur), Vesperae A 32
Erato 91725
7:14

Vivaldi, Antonio: Gloria in D Major, R 589 (excerpt)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Shaw; Upshaw, soprano
Gloria / Magnificat
Telarc 80194
7:43

Bach, JS: Mass in B minor, BWV 232 (excerpts)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
Mass in B minor
Lon 430353
10:12; 2:48; 4:58; 3:06; 6:22

Episode 3

Haydn, Joseph: Mass in D minor, H 22 No. 11 (Nelsonmesse)
“Kyrie”

English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
6 Great Masses
Phi 470286
4:34

Mozart, Wolfgang: Mass in C Major, K. 317, (Coronation)
“Kyrie”

Amsterdam Baroque/Koopman
Krönungsmesse
Erato 10705
2:55

Mozart, Wolfgang: Mass in C minor, K. 427 (417a), (Great) (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ Bernstein; Augér, soprano
Grosse Messe C-Moll – Great Mass In C Minor – Ave Verum Corpus – Exsultate – Jubilate
DG 431791
7:38; 7:43

Beethoven, Ludwig: Mass in C Major, Op. 86 (excerpt)
“Kyrie”

New Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus/Giulini
Mass In C • Missa Solemnis
EMI 62693
1:19

Beethoven, Ludwig: Missa Solemnis in D Major, Op. 123 (excerpts)
Berlin Phil & Radio Chorus/Solti
Missa Solemnis
Lon 444337
9:11; 10:39; 1:27; 3:26

Haydn, Joseph: Missa in tempore belli, H 22 No. 9, (Paukenmesse)
“Dona Nobis Pacem”

English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Heiligmesse / Paukenmesse = Missa In Tempore Belli
Phil B0000032-02
2:16

Episode 4

Weber, Carl Maria von: Missa Sancta No. 1 in E-flat Major, J 224
“Offertorium”

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra/Stein; Laki, soprano
Messe Nr. 1 “Freischütz-Messe”・Messe Nr. 2 “Jubel-Messe”
EMI 47679
3:04

Schubert, Franz: Mass in A-flat Major, D. 678
“Kyrie”

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Mass in A flat & other choral works
Phi 456578
6:29

Bruckner, Anton: Mass no 3 in F minor, WAB 28
“Kyrie”

London Philharmonic, Mozart Choir Linz/Möst
Bruckner Messe No.3 – Te Deum
EMI 56168
9:45

Dvorák, Antonin: Mass in D major, Op. 86
“Kyrie”

Russian State Symphony Orchestra/Polyanskii
Mass · Te Deum
Chan 9505
8:40

Paine, John Knowles: Mass in D
“Kyrie”

St. Louis Symphony/Schuller
Mass in D
New World 80262
7:15

Janácek, Leoš: Glagolitic Mass (excerpts)
Vienna Phil/Chailly; Urbanová, soprano; Bogachov, tenor
Glagolitic Mass / Psalm 83 / Passover Psalm, Op.30
London 460213
13:19

Episode 5

Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Mass in G minor
“Sanctus,” “Agnus Dei”

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Willcocks
Mass in G Minor
EMI 69820
9:09

Poulenc, Francis: Mass in G Major
Sanctus,” “Agnus Dei”

Robert Shaw Festival Singers/Shaw; Carter, soprano
Choral Works
Telarc 80236
7:20

Bernstein, Leonard: Mass (excerpts)
Orchestra, Norman Scribner Choir, Berkshire Boys’ Choir/Bernstein; Titus, baritone
Mass
CBS 44593
27:25; 3:47