2007 Christmas Concert — Charpentier: Midnight Mass for Christmas

Posted on Dec 8, 2008

2007 Christmas Concert —

Saturday, December 8, and Sunday, December 9, 2008

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Midnight Mass for Christmas

(Messe de Minuit pour Noël)

Program notes by John Bawden (British Choirs on the Net)

Program notes by John Ehrlich (Spectrum Singers) (scroll down)

Text and translation (Spectrum Singers) (scroll to bottom of page)

CD Recordings

William Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Erato (2000)
Recording info. at Warner Classics (Erato)
Recording info. at Amazon.com

George Guest, Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge, City of London Sinfonia, Chandos (2000)
Recording info. at Chandos (with MP3 downloads)
Recording info. at Amazon.com

Kevin Mallon, Aradia Ensemble, Naxos (2003)
Recording info. at Naxos
Recording info. at Amazon.com

David Willcocks, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, EMI Classics (1967)
Recording info. at EMI Classics
Recording info. at Amazon.com

CD Reviews

by Christopher Fifield at MusicWeb (Christie)

by Robert Hugill at MusicWeb (Mallon)

by Paul Shoemaker at MusicWeb (Mallon, Christie)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Christie, Guest)

Composer’s Biography

Goldberg: The Early Music Portal

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