Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli; Missa Assumpta est Maria

Two of Palestrina’s greatest mass settings

Pro Cantione Antiqua delivering a stellar recording of Palestrina‘s most famous mass setting, the Missa Papae Marcelli, a recording which received a high 3-Star review by the Penguin Guide. It is paired with Palestrina’s Assumption mass, less famous but no less accomplished, another fantastic performance by the early music specialists under the direction of Mark Brown.