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Missa Brevis in D, for boys` voices and organ (1959), op. 63 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

Missa Brevis in D, for boys` voices and organ (1959) op. 63

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First performance: 22 Jul 1959 >>
Text: From the Ordinary of the Roman Rite (set in Latin)
Duration: 11.0`
Dedication: `For George Malcolm and the boys of Westminster Cathedral Choir`
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First performance: 22 Jul 1959 >>
Text: From the Ordinary of the Roman Rite (set in Latin)
Duration: 11.0`
Dedication: `For George Malcolm and the boys of Westminster Cathedral Choir`
The plainchant intonation of the `Gloria`, from which much of the work is derived, is from Mass XV - the Ordinary for Commemorations and Ferias of the Christmas season - in the `Liber usualis`.


Movements:
1 Kyrie
2 Gloria
3 Sanctus-Benedictus
4 Agnus Dei

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Added by: Ponomarev , 21.01.2011 13:20           

Robert Burt - gloria intonation, Rachel Wheatley - soprano, Carys Lane - soprano, Lindsay Wagstaff - soprano. Andrew Lumsden - organ. Recording venue Rosslyn Hill Chapel 78 March 1996.
Added by: Osobnyak , 28.11.2016 23:12           
 
 

 
 
     
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