Choir Of The Monks Of The Abbey Of Saint Pierre De Solesmes* ‎– Gregorian Chant Vol. 1 No. 4

Decca ‎– LXT 2707, Decca ‎– LXT.2707
Vinyl, LP


A1 Justi Epulentur (Common Of Martyrs—Mode I)
A2 Oportebat (3rd Sunday After Easter—Mode IV)
A3 Exivi A Patre (5th Sunday After Easter—Mode VII)
A4 Domine Deus Meus (2nd Sunday After Pentecost—Mode I)
A5 Deus Judex Justus (3rd Sunday After Pentecost—Mode VIII)
B1 Tollite Portas (Vigil Of The Nativity—Mode II)
B2 Sicut In Holocausto (7th Sunday After Pentecost—Mode V)
B3 Justorum Animæ (Common Of Martyrs—Mode I)
B4 Deisderium (Common Of Abbots—Mode VI)
B5 Super Flumina (20th Sunday After Pentecost—Mode I)
B6 Domine Non Secundum (Ash Wednesday—Mode II)
B7 Illumina (Septuagesima—Mode I)
B8 Introibo (Sexagesima—Mode VIII)
B9 Manducaverunt (Quinquagesima—Mode I)
B10 Jerusalem (4th Sunday In Lent—Mode IV)
B11 Ne Tradideris Me (Friday In Passion Week—Mode VII)
B12 Dicite Pusillanimes (3rd Sunday In Advent—Mode VII)
B13 Pater (Palm Sunday—Mode VIII)



Fourth in a series of five albums. Label states "(10 sides)" in small type above "No.7" and "No.8" for the A and B sides.

Back cover states "Gregorian Chant Volume One No. 4 Alleluias, Offertories, Tract, Communions".

Based on the style of packaging and terminology used and the fact that the Decca catalogue numbers surrounding LXT-2707 are majoritively produced in the early to mid1950's it seems to be mid 1950s release.

At the bottom of the rear cover - Printed in England MC 54.1

No inner sleeve.

Differences of track listing on labels are set out below. Most are minor abbreviations probably to save space but tracks B2 and B4 are the only tracks where a full stop is used after mode number and Track A4 has a completely different name in brackets after main song title compared to the Rear Cover.
A1: Justi Epulentur (Martyrs, Mode I)
A2: Oportebat (3rd Sun. After Easter, Mode IV)
A3: Exivi A Patre (2nd Sun. After Easter, Mode VII)
A4: Domine Deus Meus (Sunday In The Octave Of Corpus Christi, Mode I)
A5: Deus Judex Justus (3rd Sun. After Pentecost, Mode VIII)
B1: Tollite Portas (Mode II)
B2: Sicut In Holocausto (Mode V.)
B3: Justorum Animae (Mode I)
B4: Deisderium (Mode VI.)
B5: Super Flumina (Mode I)
B6: Domine Non Secundum (Mode II)
B7: Illumina (Mode I)
B8: Introibo (Mode VIII)
B9: Manducaverunt (Quinquagesima—Mode I)
B10: Jerusalem (Mode IV)
B11: Ne Tradideris Me (Mode VII)
B12: Dicite Pusillanimes (Mode VII)
B13: Pater (Mode VIII)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Stamped Side A): LON 33 1361 10(sideways with X through it) BA(sideways) N 10(sideways)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Stamped Side B): LONT 1366-1 M(sideways) M(sideways) B(sideways) 8(sideways) N I CA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): LON.1361
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): LON.1366