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Middle Ages

Cistercian Chant (12th. Cent)

12th Century
1 CD

Excerpt:Répons de procession

To reveal the glory of Cistercian chant, Marcel Pérès visited the churches characteristic of the Cistercian aesthetic: the Fontfroide and Sénanque abbeys are distinguished by their unique acoustic qualities that greatly amplify the harmonics produced by a single voice, without involving the artifice of polyphony. With its work in situ, the Ensemble Organum highlights a fundamental link between liturgical chant and the edifices where it was intended to be heard. A spiritual journey in sound and in space.

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ANONYMOUS · Ascension. Répons de procession. Pater cum essem cum eis (4'40) · St Jean Baptiste : ad missam in die. AlleluiaFuit homo missus a Deo (3'38) · St Jean Baptiste : ad magnam missam. Alleluia Inter natos mulierum (3'51) · Matines de Noël. 4e Répons Propter nimiam caritatem (3'29) · Matines de l'Assomption. 4ème Répons Filie Jerusalem (3'56) Répons de Matines pour la fête de saint Bernard · Prima virtus viri sancti (3'10) · Virtute multa (3'04) · In timore Dei (5'59) · Odoriferum lilium (3'40) · Accepit vir sanctus (3'20) · Testamentum eternum (5'32) · Oliva fructifera (3'14) · Dedit Dominus confessionem sancto suo (5'24)

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