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Gounod: St Cecilia Mass in G major, CG 56
by Choeurs de Radio-France & Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique
The official name for this piece from 1855 is "Messe solennelle en l'honneur de Sainte-Cécile", in homage to St Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Comprising six movements (bridged by an 'offertory' section), the fourth movement, "Sanctus", was used in Werner Herzog's film "Nosferatu the Vampyre" in 1979.
I. Kyrie;
II. Gloria;
III. Credo: Credo in unum Deum - Et incarnatus est - Et resurrexit;
(Offertory);
IV. Sanctus;
V. Benedictus;
VI. Agnus Dei.
Conductor: Georges Pretre. Featured vocalists - Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Laurence Dale (tenor) and Jean-Philippe Lafont (baritone).
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