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To celebrate the 850th anniversary of the first stone of Notre Dame de Paris being laid, Catherine Bott explores the beginnings of music in the great cathedral.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Philippe Le Chancelier

    Dum medium

    Performers: Carmina Gallica, Antoine Guerber (director)

    • ALPHA.
    • ALPHA 037.
  • Peter Abelard

    O Quanta Qualia

    Performers: Ensemble für frühe music Augsburg

    • CHRISTOPHORUS.
    • CD 74584.
  • Léonin

    Alleluya. Dulce lignum, dulces clavos (Mass on the finding of the Holy Cross)

    Performers: Red Byrd, Capella Amsterdam

    • HELIOS.
    • CDH 55328.
  • Pérotin

    Veni creator spiritus (for 3 voices)

    Performers: The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier (director)

    • ECM.
    • 837 7512.
  • Pérotin

    Viderunt omnes (4 voices)

    Performers: Tonus Peregrinus

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.557340.
  • André Campra

    Salve Regina (Petit Motet)

    Performers: Paul Agnew (tenor), Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (director)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 5 457202.
  • Le Chancelier, Philippe

    Dum medium

  • Peter Abelard

    O Quanta Qualia

  • Léonin

    Alleluya, Dulce lignum, dulces clavos (Mass on the finding of the Holy Cross)

  • Pérotin

    Veni creator spiritus

  • Pérotin

    Viderunt omnes

  • André Campra

    Salve Regina

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