Josquin: Missae L'Homme armé

Josquin: L'Homme armé Masses
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 019
Gimell 454 919

Contents:

  1. Anon: Chanson L'homme armé

  2. Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales
  3. Kyrie
  4. Gloria
  5. Credo
  6. Sanctus & Benedictus
  7. Agnus Dei

  8. Missa L'homme armé sexti toni
  9. Kyrie
  10. Gloria
  11. Credo
  12. Sanctus & Benedictus
  13. Agnus Dei

Playing time: 74'

Release date: 1989

This recording consists of two mass cycles based on the famous L'homme armé tune, sung in typical Tallis Scholars style.

Compilation:
Gimell CDGIM 206 [CDx2] The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin

Reviewed in:
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 13/1-226 (september/october 1989)

The other Josquin recordings by the Tallis Scholars:

Josquin: Missa Pange lingua / Missa La sol fa re mi
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 009
Josquin: Missa Sine nomine / Missa Ad fugam
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 039
Josquin: Missa Malheur me bat / Missa Fortuna desperata
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 042
Josquin: Missa De beata virgine / Missa Ave maris stella
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 044

And the first two together:

Josquin: Masses
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 206 (2 CDs)

Other significant recordings of one or both of these masses:

Josquin: Messes de l'Homme armé
Métamorphoses - Maurice Bourbon
Calliope 9441
Josquin: Messes de l'homme armé
Ensemble A Sei Voci - Bernard Fabre-Garrus
Astrée 8809
Ockeghem: Requiem / Josquin: Missa L'homme armé super voces musicales
Pro Cantion Antiqua - Bruno Turner
Archiv 415 293
Josquin: Missa "L'homme armé sexti toni" & Chansons
Ensemble Obsidienne - Emmanuel Bonnardot
Calliope 9305
Josquin: Missa L'homme armé
Oxford Camerata - Jeremy Summerly
Naxos 8.553428
Josquin: Messe L'homme armé
Laudantes Consort - Guy Janssens
Arsonor 004

Finally, a couple of recordings of important contemporaries of Josquin, Heinrich Isaac (c.1450-1517) & Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505) by the present ensemble:

Isaac: Missa de Apostolis
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 454 923
Obrecht: Missa Maria zart
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 454 932

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Todd M. McComb