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Middle Ages

Compostela : Ad vesperas Sancti Iacobi (12th Cent.)

Ensemble Organum, Marcel Pérès
1 CD
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    Since the ninth century, the routes to Santiago de Compostela leading to the sanctuary of St. James have attracted countless pilgrims and exercised a potent mystique. What has received less attention is the music originally sung during the services in honour of the saint. Thanks to Marcel Peres’s in-depth study of the Codex Calixtinus, preserved at the Cathedral of Santiago, this recording can present a reconstruction of the musical gems contained in the rare twelfth-century manuscript which attests to multiple stylistic influences encountered on this indispensable and all-embracing pilgrimage.

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    ANONYMOUS · I. Hymnus peregrinorum : Dum pater familias (6'55) · II. Conductus processionis : Resonet nostra domino caterva (3'14) · III. Antiphona : Ad sepulcrum beati Iacobi - Psalmus : Laudate pueri dominum (6'38) · IV. Antiphona : O quanta sanctitate et gracia - Psalmus : Laudate dominum omnes gentes (5'56) · V. Antiphona : Gaudeat plebs gallecianorum - Psalmus : Lauda anima mea dominum (8'14) · VI. Antiphona : Sanctissime apostole Iacobe - Psalmus : Laudate dominum quoniam bonus est psalmus (5'33) · VII. Antiphona : Jacobe servorum spes - Psalmus : Lauda Ierusalem dominum (4'02) · VIII. Responsorium in organo: Dum esset salvator in monte (11'59) · IX. Hymnus : Felix per omnes dei plebs (9'52) · X. Antiphona ad magnificat : O lux et decus Hyspanie (3'41) · XI. Benedicamus Domino - Deo Gracias (3'55) · XII. Conductus : Congaudeant catholici (6'26)

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