The Assumption – Gregorian Chant CD

  • Gregorian Chant for the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary by the monks of Fontgombault
  • 20 tracks, 54 minutes total
  • Available as a physical CD or as an album download


More Details


The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the great summer feast of the Virgin, has a double importance to the monks of Fontgombault. Besides being the Patroness of France, Our Lady in the mystery of her Assumption is also the Patroness of the Abbey of Fontgombault. This CD  includes   the chants of the Mass and the Office of Vespers for the Feast of the Assumption, August 15.

The disc comes with a booklet which has the English translation alongside the Latin.

1. Organ: Plein jeu and Fugue, from the “livre d’orgue” of Pierre du Mage (1684-1740)
2. Introit “Signum Magnum”
3. Kyrie IX
4. Gloria IX
5. Alleluia “Assumpta est Maria”
6. Credo V
7. Sanctus IX
8. Agnus IX
9. Communion “Beatam me dicent”
10. “Deus in adjutorium” Antiphons and Psalms
11. “Assumpta est Maria”
12. “Maria Virgo Assumpta est”
13. “In Odorem”
14. “Pulchra es”
15. Capitulum
16. Short Response
17. Hymn “Ave Maria Stella”
18. Verse “Exaltata est”
19. Antiphon and Magnificat
20. Recessional: organ suite of faux-bourdons in dialogue, Anonymous (16th Century)

Total time – 54 minutes