Poulenc: Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël

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  • Composer: Francis Poulenc
  • Format: Vocal Score
  • Instrumentation: SATB Choir
  • Work Language: Latin
  • ISMN: 9790048060074
  • Size: 6.7 x 10.4 inches
  • Pages: 40


Completed in 1952, Poulenc often returned to traditional forms of French church music popular in the Renaissance, such as the motet, that had fallen out of favor in the late eighteenth century. Following the narrative of the nativity, Poulenc intended that the movements be performed together.


  • O magnum mysterium, FP 152, No. 1
  • Quem vidistis pastores dicite, FP 152, No. 2
  • Videntes stellam, FP 152, No. 3
  • Hodie Christus natus est, FP 152, No. 4