Classical Sunday: Machaut’s Messe de Notre Dame

Enjoy something from “the last great poet who was also a composer”, Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300 – April 1377).


Guillaume de Machaut: Messe de Notre Dame

Ensemble Gilles Binchois, directed by Dominique Vellard

0:54 – Introit [polyphonic chant]
6:16 – Kyrie
13:30 – Gloria
18:44 – Gradual [chant]
31:28 – Credo
38:54 – Offertory [chant]
44:03 – Sanctus
48:33 – Communion [chant]
50:35 – Agnus Dei
54:28 – Post-Communion [polyphonic chant]
1:01:23 – Ite Missa Est


Featured Image:

Machaut (at right) receiving Nature and three of her children.  From an illuminated Parisian manuscript of the 1350s.


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