In nativitatem Domini canticum, H.414 (Charpentier, Marc-Antoine)



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Work Title In Nativitatem DNJC canticum, H.414
Alternative. Title
Composer Charpentier, Marc-Antoine
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.414
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1684
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 6 voices (Haut-Dessus, Dessus, Bas-Dessus, Haute-Contre, Taille, Basse), 2 Dessus, Continuo

Misc. Comments

  • Source : Mélanges VI, 42-43
  • According to Grove Music, "Charpentier’s dramatic motets number 35. They are more commonly known as oratorios – a misnomer, since they were composed as Latin motets for sacred services, not for meetings in oratories or for spiritual concerts." Tagged as motet.