O Sacrum Convivium!

French sacred choral works
Director of Music: 
Andrew Nethsingha
Organ Scholar: 
Edward Picton-Turbervill
Release date: 
January 2015
Record label: 
Chandos
Catalogue number: 
CHAN 10842

French sacred choral works. Featuring Vierne, Poulenc, Messiaen and Langlais.

Track list
  1. Messe solennelle, Op. 16 (Vierne)
  2. Quatre Petites Prieres de Saint Francois d'Assise, S 142 (Poulenc)
  3. O sacrum convivium! (Messiaen)
  4. Quatre Motets pour un temps de penitence, S 97 (Poulenc)
  5. Messe solennelle (Langlais)

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