Ecco la Primavera

Ecco la Primavera - Florentine music of the 14th century
The Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow, dir.
Argo ZRG 642 [LP]
Decca/London "Serenata" 436 219-2DM [CD]

Contents:

    Francesco Landini:
  1. Ballata: Ecco la primavera

  2. Anon.:
  3. Lamento di Tristano

  4. Francesco Landini:
  5. Ballata: Giunta vaga biltà
  6. Ballata: Questa fanciull'amor

  7. Anon.:
  8. Trotto

  9. Francesco Landini:
  10. Canonic madrigal: De! dinmi tu

  11. Magister Piero:
  12. Caccia: Con dolce brama

  13. Anon.:
  14. Saltarello I
    Saltarello II

  15. Andrea Zachara da Teramo:
  16. Organ: Rosetta

  17. Anon.:
  18. Canonic madrigal: Quan ye voy le duç

  19. Francesco Landini:
  20. Cara mie donna
  21. La bionda treçça

  22. Anon.:
  23. La Manfredina

  24. Francesco Landini:
  25. Ballata: Donna'l tuo partimento

  26. Giovani da Firenze:
  27. Caccia: Chon brachi assai

  28. Anon.:
  29. Istampita Ghaetta

  30. Lorenzo di Firenze:
  31. Madrigal: Dà, dà, a chi avaregia

  32. Jacopo da Bologna:
  33. Fenice fu' e vissi

  34. Anon.:
  35. Biance flour

Playing time: 51' 10"

Performers:
The Early Music Consort of London [James Bowman (counter-tenor), Nigel Rogers (tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Oliver Brookes (bass viol), Mary Remnant (treble rebec, fiddle), Robert Spencer (lute), Christopher Hogwood (organ, harp, percussion), Alan Lumsden (tenor sackbut), David Munrow (recorders, soprano & alto crumhorn, tenor shawm)] - David Munrow, dir.

Recording site and date:
Decca Studio No. 3, West Hampstead, London [04-05/1969]

Compilation:
London SU 7005 [LPx2] The medieval super concert - Music from 14th Century Florence & Music of the Crusades
Argo D40D3 [LPx3] Festival of Early Music - Music from 14th Century Florence, Music of the Crusades & The Triumphs of Maximilian
Decca/London 289 452 967-2 [CDx2] Early Music Festival

Reviewed in:
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 47/560- (january 1970)
Diapason (#-p.): 161-52 (november 1971), 398-213 (november 1993)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Comments: Information from owned LP, and CD compilation. Titles and composers' names have been slightly modified in accordance to the listing in the CD compilation. Probably the first recording of the Early Music Consort under Munrow's direction.

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Pierre-F. Roberge