Songs of Forgetfulness

Puisqu'en oubli
Songs of Forgetfulness
Catherine Lambert
ATMA CD 22163

Content:

    Anon., 13th c.
  1. Domna pos vos ay chausida

  2. Alfonso el Sabio (attr.): Cabtigas de Santa Maria
  3. Cantiga 295: Que por al non devess' om' a Santa Maria servir

  4. Trad., sephardim
  5. El rey de Francia,

  6. Cadenet
  7. S'anc fuy belh ni prezada

  8. Daniel Thonon (improv.)
  9. Improvisation (hurdy-gurdy)

  10. Trad., sephardim
  11. La rosa enflorece

  12. Guillaume de Machaut
  13. Douce Dame jolie

  14. Gillebert de Berneville
  15. De moi doleros voschant

  16. Martin Codax: Cantigas de amigo
  17. Cantiga I: Ondas do mar de Vigo
  18. Cantiga II: Mandad'ei comigo
  19. Cantiga III: Mia jrmana fremosa,

  20. Rafik Saman (improv.)
  21. Improvisation (santour)

  22. Anon., Sweden, inspired by Kalenda Maya Ensemble (Norse Ballad)
  23. De två systrarna

  24. Richart de Fournival
  25. Oncques n'amai tant que jou fui amée

  26. Anon., Ludus Danielis
  27. Nuntium vobis

  28. Guillaume de Machaut
  29. Puisqu'en oubli

Playing time: 50' 08"

Performers:
Catherine Lambert (voice), Dominique Lanoie (resophonic guitar, electric guitar, plastic guitar, harmonium, spinet, tambourins, fingerbells), Daniel Thonon (hurdy-gurdy, french musette bagpipe), Pierre Bündock (oboe, bombarde), Rafik Saman (dumbek, bodrham, santour, egyptian tambourine), Éric Senécal (organ) & String Quartet (Lyne Therrien, Bernard Cormier, Gerald Daigle, Russell Gagnon)

Recording site and date:
Unknown [1998 or prior]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 77/916-97 (july 1999)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):
Goldberg (#-p.):

Comments:
Information from owned CD. Lambert has the exact voice for such a repertoire; although found in the folksong section, it deserves to be in the classical too. All I hope is another CD perhaps in the Trobairitz or Hildegard von Bingen repertoire.

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Pierre-F. Roberge