Gounod-St.Cécile-Mass: reduced version (strings, organ)
  • Orlando
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    In biographys we find a historic version (1895) by Henry d'Aubel of the famous Gounod-Mass for voices, strings (harp?) and a reduction of the wind-parts for organ. The editor Lebeau doesn't exist any longer.
    Does anybody know something about it? I didn't find it even in the "Bibliotheque nationale de France". Are there any reprints (online)? It would be an interesting version to combine with St.-Saëns Oratorio de Noël e.g.
    Thanks for your answers from Switzerland!
  • CHGiffenCHGiffen
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    Do you mean the Missa Brevis No. 7 in C ("Aux chappelles")? Or the Saint Cecilia Mass?
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  • StimsonInRehabStimsonInRehab
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    IMSLP has a version reduced for organ/piano. Right underneath the Barnby reduction.

    http://imslp.org/wiki/Messe_solennelle_de_Sainte-Cécile_(Gounod,_Charles)

    I've been looking for the same thing myself (organ and strings). You might ask the music director of the ICKSP oratory in St. Louis, MO, since I know they sang a version of this in celebration for one of their Canon's jubilees.

    If you happen to find it first, let me know!
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  • Orlando
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    Thank you both! The "Messe aux chapelles" I do know quite well and I think, that its (original) version for choir and organ is even online (petrucci?).
    I will try out to find out the address of the ICKSP oratory in St. Louis now and let you now the news!