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The Chants of Christmas (Gregorian Chant)

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  Track Title Length
1.   Introit: Hódie sciétis 00:01:51
16.   Introit: Puer natus est nobis 00:01:10
24.   Salve regína 00:01:42


Chants of Christmas

by The Gloriae Dei Cantores Schola

Depicting the sacred mystery of Christmas in the ancient melodies of Gregorian chant, this recording will enrich anyone's experience of this holy season. The first Mass, the quietly joyful "Ad Missam in Vigilia," builds on the anticipation of the coming event, proclaiming the Good News of the salvation prepared for us by a loving God through the birth of His Son.

The second Mass, the tender "Ad Missam in Nocte," is sung at the hour traditionally observed as the time of Christ's birth. With exquisite beauty and strength, the Mass celebrated at dawn on Christmas Day, "Ad Missam in Aurora," expresses the coming of the Light into the world. The fourth Mass, "Ad Missam in Die," is a jubilant expression of the salvation and righteousness of God. This recording also includes special antiphons honoring the Virgin Mary.




    The Chants of Christmas 1 Introit:  Hódie sciétis
    Gloriae Dei Cantores Schola 2 Gradual:  Hódie sciétis
    3 Alleluia:  Crastina die
    4 Offertory:  Tóllite portas
    5 Communion:  Revelábitur
    Ad Missam In Nocte 6 Introit:  Dóminus dixit
    7 Gradual:  Tecum princípium
    8 Alleluia:  Dóminus dixit
    9 Offertory:  Laeténtur caeli
    10 Communion:  In splendóribus
    Ad Missam In Aurora 11 Introit:  Lux fulgébit
    12 Gradual: Benedíctur qui venit
    13 Alleluia:  Dóminus regnávit
    14 Offertory:  Deus enim firmávit
    15 Communion:  Exsúlta filla Sion 4:25
    Ad Missam In Die 16 Introit:  Puer natus est nobis 2:54
    17 Gradual:  Vidérunt omnes 4:13
    18 Alleluia:  Dies sanctificátus 2:19
    19 Offertory;  Tui sunt caeli 2:00
    20 Communion:  Vidérunt omnes 3:31
    Antiphons to the Blessed Virgin Mary 21 Alma redémptoris mater 1:53
    22 Ave regína caelórum 1:38
    23 Regína caeli 1:53
    24 Salve regína 2:52

    Simple Tones

    25. Alma Redemptoris Mater (1:19)
    26. Ave Regina Caelorum (:58)
    27. Regina Caeli (:49)
    28. Salve Regina (1:53)

    Total:  72:03


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