Brumel: "Earthquake" Mass c. 1500 / Schmelzer, Graindelavoix

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It would be difficult to find a composition that resembles the twelve-part mass Et ecce terrae motus by Antoine Brumel (ca.1460-ca.1520). The almost continuous scoring with twelve voices and its musical effect give this work a unique position in Renaissance music. Brumel made a name for himself in the European music world of the 16th century with this unique experiment. Bjorn Schmelzer and Graindelavoix present here a recording whose artistic uncompromisingness really does have the effect of an earthquake.

Product Description:

  • Release Date: March 01, 2024

  • Catalog Number: GCDP32118

  • UPC: 8424562321182

  • Label: Glossa

  • Number of Discs: 1

  • Period: Renaissance

  • Composer: Antoine Brumel

  • Conductor: Bjorn Schmelzer

  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Graindelavoix

  • Performer: Manuel Mota