The Triumph of Maximilian I

Le Triomphe de Maximilien 1er - The Triumph of Maximilian I
Heinrich Isaac - Paul Hofhaimer - Ludwig Senfl
The London Ambrosian Singers - John McCarthy, dir.; Les Ménestrels de Vienne (aka: The Vienna Renaissance players)
Belvédère "Série V/D" ELY-520 / 521 [LPx2]
Nonesuch HB-73016 [LPx2]

Content:

    LP-1

    Anon., ca 1600
  1. Tocceda for clarin trumpet

  2. Anon., ca 1600
  3. Tambourine
    Fanfare
    Tambourine

  4. Heinrich Isaac
  5. La la hö hö (5-part fanfare)
  6. Emperor Motet (à 6v) [Motet in honor of Maximilian I]: Virgo prudentissima

  7. ----
    Ludwig Senfl
  8. O Herr, ich rüf dein'n Namen an

  9. Paul Hofhaimer
  10. Salve regina (for positive organ)

  11. Ludwig Senfl
  12. Magnificat primi toni with antiphons
  13. LP-2

    Ludwig Senfl
  14. Fortuna / Ich stuend an einem morgen
  15. Die Brünnlein, die da fließen
  16. Nun grüß dich Gott
  17. Ach Elslein, liebes Elselein / Es taget vor dem Walde

  18. Heinrich Isaac
  19. Innsbruck, ich muß dich lassen

  20. Paul Hofhaimer, arr. Wolf Heckel
  21. Tröstlicher Lieb ich mich stets ueb

  22. Paul Hofhaimer, arr. Arnold Schlick
  23. Hertzliebstes bild, beweiss

  24. Paul Hofhaimer
  25. Carmen magistri Pauli
  26. On frewd verzer ich
  27. Meins traurens ist

  28. Ludwig Senfl, First Ode, Book I of Horace
  29. Maecenas atavis edite regibus (Humanist's Ode)

  30. ----
    Heinrich Isaac
  31. Intrada: Carmen
  32. Burgundian song: J'ay pris amours
  33. O Venus bant
  34. Burgundian song: Le serviteur
  35. Frottola: Lasso, quel ch'altri fugge
  36. Je mehr ich trinke (aka: Et ie boi d'autant)

  37. Heinrich Isaac / Canzone: Lorenzo de Medicis
  38. Un di lieto giamai

  39. Heinrich Isaac
  40. Carmen in fa

  41. Ludwig Senfl
  42. Das Gläut zu Speyer

  43. Heinrich Isaac
  44. Tricinium

  45. Constanzo Festa, arr. Ludwig Senfl
  46. Lament on the death of Maximilian: Quis dabit oculis

Playing time: ??' ??"

Performers:
[1]-[3], [5]-[6], [8]-[17], [19]-[26], [28] The Vienna Renaissance Players (aka Les Menestrels) [Elisabeth Bisanz (pardessus, hurdy-gurdy), Hans Breitschopf (baritone), Marie-Thérèse Escribano (mezzosoprano), Christiane Gottschlich (pardesssus, hurdy-gurdy), Alfred Hertel (shawm, tenor bassoon), Brigitte Ira (harp), Ernst Kölz (recorder), Hans Meister (clarino trumpet), Hans Ogris (counter-tenor), Gudrun Margherete Schmeiser (positive organ, clavichord), Eleanor Sloan (pardessus), Gerald Sonneck (battle trumpet, drum, viola da gamba, lute, crumhorn), Gernot Sonnek (battle trumpet, drum), Ernst Steiner (battle trumpet, trombone), Klaus Walter (military kettledrums, bombard/bass shawm, lute, crumhorn, tenor bassoon/dulcian), Michel Walter (battle trumpet, trombone, bombard/bass shawm, cornet, military kettledrums), Robert Wolff (lute)]
[4], [7], [18], [27], [29] The London Ambrosian Singers - John McCarthy, dir.

Recording site and date:
[1]-[3], [5]-[6], [8]-[17], [19]-[26], [28] Studio Polyhymnia, Vienna [1966 or prior]
[4], [7], [18], [27], [29] St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London, UK [1966 or prior]

Excerpts
[5]-[6], [8]-[11], [13-[14], [16]-[17], [19]-[26] Although these tracks bears similarities with Tudor 0531 [LP] Musica Maximiliana, it appears that these are from a different recording session.

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 108/39 (summer 1966)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):

Comments:
Information from owned LPs (Nonesuch & Belvédère).

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Pierre-F. Roberge