Music by Charpentier and Poulenc

Music by Charpentier and Poulenc
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
Robert Huw Morgan
Release date: 
January 1987
Featuring: 
  • Andrew Rupp (Bass)
  • Ben Cooper (Tenor)
  • James Turnbull (Alto)
  • Alistair Flutter (Treble)
  • Allan Walker (Treble)
  • City of London Sinfonia
Record label: 
Chandos
Catalogue number: 
Chandos CHAN 8568
Track list
  1. Messe di Minuit pour Noël (Charpentier)
  2. Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël (Poulenc)
  3. (i) O magnum mysterium
  4. (ii) Quem vidistis pastores?
  5. (iii) Videntes stellam
  6. (iv) Hodie Christus natus est
  7. Salve Regina (Poulenc)
  8. Quatre Motets pour un temps de pénitence (Poulenc)
  9. (i) Timor et tremor
  10. (ii) Vinea mea electa
  11. (iii) Tenebrae factae sunt
  12. (iv) Tristis est anima mea

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