Learning About Gregorian Chant

US$ 19.00

An essential introduction to Gregorian chant arranged by the Monastic Choir of St. Peter’s Abbey of Solesmes. This recording simplifies and clarifies the world of chant for those to whom Gregorian chant is a mystery.  A valuable resource for educators, musicologists, students of music and those who wish for a basic understanding of chant.

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“Learning About Gregorian Chant” is an essential introduction to Gregorian chant. Known throughout the world as the leading masters of Gregorian chant, the monks of Solesmes have released Learning about Gregorian Chant. This recording simplifies and clarifies the world of chant for those to whom Gregorian chant is a mystery.

The combination of a clearly understood text (read by Sarah Moule) with the fluidly sung examples (sung by the Benedictine monks of Solesmes), convinces the listener that Gregorian chant is open to everyone for enjoyment and prayer. The clear and concise presentation on this recording will make it a valuable resource for educators, musicologists, students of music and those who wish for a basic understanding of chant.

“The music is utterly magnificent and the singing of this great choir is thrilling beyond words …it’s better to starve to this music than to live without it.”   —Classic CD

 

Learning Gregorian Chant CD Sample Tracks

 

 

 

Learning About Gregorian Chant CD Track Listing

1. Gloria II
2. Ambrosian Gloria
3. Antiphon
4. Psalm 100
5. Psalm 111
6. Introit
7. Gradual
8. Alleluia
9. Offertory
10. Communion
11. Kyrie III
12. Gloria IX
13. Sanctus XVIII
14. Agnus Dei XVIII
15. Antiphon
16. Antiphon
17. Response
18. Hymn
19. Hymn

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Weight250 g
Dimensions20 × 20 × 4 cm
Publisher

Solesmes Monastery
Gloriae Dei Cantores Schola