Image

HE WAS PLACED IN THE TOMB


Buy + Add To Wish List + $17.09 ($18.99)

Shipping time: In stock | Free shipping within the US
Solesmes' He Was Placed in the Tomb contains the Gregorian Office for Holy (or "Great") Saturday, the evening service that observes the time Christ spent in the bonds of death; it is signified by the lighting of the candle of Paschali…This performance of the Office is by the Monastic Choir of St. Peter's Abbey in Solesmes, presumably from their own edition, which has been the Vatican standard since 1903…This one of the very last recordings of the Solesmes choir as led by its longtime director, the late Dom Jean Claire, who retired shortly thereafter. The choir is in excellent voice; the pacing of the chant is as it should be and the acoustic in the Abbey Church at Solesmes is warm and bathes the voices in a benevolent ambience. This office consists of four Nocturnes, Lauds, and Vespers, with the pieces toward the ends of the Nocturnes being the most captivating within the office, particularly the Mode 4 and 5 Responsory at the end of the first Nocturne and the breathtakingly beautiful Responsories in Modes 8 and 4 that conclude the Second Nocturne. "As a representation of the Holy Saturday service in Gregorian terms, this is about as liturgically accurate, and as well performed, as it gets. Outside of its purely religious context, Solesmes' He Was Placed In The Tomb would be an excellent album to accompany late-night reading or other nocturnal, quiet activities." (AllMusic.com)
Facts
Item number GDCDS836
Barcode 709887083624
Release date 3/22/2019
Category Unclassified
Label PARACLETE RECORDINGS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 1
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like HE WAS PLACED IN THE TOMB, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
$17.09 ($18.99)
GREAT CHORAL MUSIC OF AMERICA
Image
$26.99 ($29.99)
MUSIC OF THE RENAISSANCE SET
Image
$23.39 ($25.99)
MENDELSSOHN & MOZART SET
Image
$17.09 ($18.99)
Celebration in Brass
Illuminations GDCD059 7/1/2013 $17.09 ($18.99)
Few in stock Buy +
The Chants of the Holy Spirit GDCD057 1/15/2013 $17.09 ($18.99)
Sacred Songs of France, Vol. 1 GDCD056 12/11/2012 $17.09 ($18.99)
The Chants of Mary GDCD055 8/1/2012 $17.09 ($18.99)
Christmas in Brass GDCD054 4/1/2012 $15.29 ($16.99)
From the Ends of the Earth GDCD052 10/11/2011 $17.09 ($18.99)
Few in stock Buy +
Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items