Machaut: Le Lay de Confort

Machaut: Le Lay de Confort
The Little Consort - Frans Brüggen
Channel Classics 0390


  1. Anon. Spain: O virgo splendens
  2. Anon. England: Salve Regina
  3. Anon. France: Tres doulx compains
  4. Machaut: S'onques doulereusement (Le lay de confort)

Performers: Frans Brüggen (flute), Walter van Hauwe (flute), Kees Boeke (flute, vielle, psaltery), Lucia Meeuwsen (soprano), Toyohiko Satoh (mediaeval lute, cistre)

Playing time: 46'

Recording date: June 1988 (Sovana, Italy); released: 1990

Other recordings by the present ensemble:

Johannes Ciconia & his time
Little Consort
Channel Classics 0290
Italian Chamber Music of the Seicento
Little Consort Amsterdam
Channel Classics 2791
A little consort music
Little Consort Amsterdam
Etcetera 1005

And a broader collection including Machaut, and featuring Frans Brüggen with a closely related ensemble:

Res Musice: The Passion of Reason
The Sour Cream Legacy
Frans Brüggen / Kees Boeke / Walter van Hauwe
Glossa "Nouvelle Vision" 921102 (2 CDs)

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Todd M. McComb