In nativitatem Domini canticum, H.416 (Charpentier, Marc-Antoine)



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Work Title In nativitatem Domini nostri Jesu Christi canticum
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Composer Charpentier, Marc-Antoine
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.416
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1690
Language Latin
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 4 Voices (Dessus, Haute-Contre, Taille, Basse), orchestra (2 flutes, strings, continuo)

Misc. Comments

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.