Art of Love

Art of Love
Ancient love song, voices of today / Robert Sadin – Music of Machaut
Various performers – Robert Sadin, arrangements
Deutsche Gramophon 4741952 [CD]
Deutsche Gramophon B0013912-02 [CD]


    Guillaume de Machaut (m) / Robert Sadin (lyrics adaptation)
  1. Love without end

  2. Guillaume de Machaut
  3. Douce Dame

  4. Guillaume de Machaut (m) (t ?)
  5. Natalie's Song

  6. Guillaume de Machaut / Yves Beauvais & Robert Sadin (lyrics adaptation)
  7. Python

  8. Guillaume de Machaut / Yves Beauvais & Robert Sadin (lyrics adaptation)
  9. Amour me fait désirer

  10. Guillaume de Machaut (m) / Milton Nascimento (lyrics)
  11. Tu meu sonho vivo

  12. Guillaume de Machaut (m)
  13. Comment

  14. Brad Mehldau, after Solage
  15. Brad's Interlude

  16. Guillaume de Machaut / Yves Beauvais & Robert Sadin (lyrics adaptation)
  17. Dame, si vous m'êtes lointaine

  18. Guillaume de Machaut (m)
  19. Force of love

  20. Guillaume de Machaut / Yves Beauvais & Robert Sadin (lyrics adaptation)
  21. Doux visage

  22. Guillaume de Machaut (m)
  23. Hélas

  24. Milton Nascimento
  25. Evocation

Playing time: 52' 16"

[1] Milton Nascimento (vocals), Jasmine Thomas (vocals), John Ellis (tenor saxophone, ocarina), Brad Mehldau (Fender Rhodes), Charles Curtis (guitar), Cyro Baptista (percussion)
[2] Hussan Hakmoun (vocals, sintir), Mark Feldman (violin), Charles Curtis (cello), Seamus Blake (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone)
[3] Natalie Merchant (vocals), Romero Lubambo (guitar), Cyro Baptista (percussion)
[4] Lionel Loueke (vocals, guitar, bass), John Ellis (bass clarinet, ocarina), Robert Sadin (clavinet), Cyro Baptista (percussion)
[5] Madeleine Peyroux (recitation), Hassan Hakmoun (vocals), Mark Feldman (violin), Charles Curtis (cello), John Ellis (bass clarinet), Anthony Burr (bass clarinet), Robert Sadin (Hammond B-4), Cyro Baptista (percussion), Dan Weiss (frame drum)
[6] Milton Nascimento (vocals), Charles Curtis (cello, guitar, sine tone soundscape), Seamus Blake (soprano saxophone)
[7] Matt Shulman (trumpet), John Ellis (bass clarinet, ocarina), Robert Sadin (organ), Dan Weiss (tabla, frame drum), Cyro Baptista (percussion), Lionel Loueke (background vocals)
[8] Brad Melhdau (Fender Rhodes)
[9] Robert Sadin (vocals), Matt Shulman (trumpet), Graham Haynes (cornet), Brad Mehldau (piano), Romero Lubambo (guitar), Charles Curtis (cello), Cyro Baptista (percussion)
[10] Charles Curtis (cello), Brad Mahldau (piano), Cyro Baptista (surdo)
[11] Celena Shafer (vocals), Mark Feldman (violin), Charles Curtis (cello), Brad Mehldau (Fender Rhodes), Cyro Baptista (percussion)
[12] Charles Curtis (cello), Romero Lubambo (guitar)
[13] Milton Nascimento (vocals)

Recording site and date:
Various recording studios, USA [2009 or prior]
Rel.: 2009

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 581-71 (June 2010)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 33/5-522 (May / June 2010)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 97/1051-93 (Nov. 2009)

Information from CD.
For few tracks (3, 7, 10), I have attributed them to Machaut based on the statement in the CD booklet: "All compositions by Guillaume de Machaut except where otherwise noted".

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Pierre-F. Roberge