Confréries - Devotional songs by Jaikes de Cambrai

Confréries - Devotional songs by Jaikes de Cambrai
Villard de Honnecourt: Métier, memories and travels of a 13th-century cathedral builder vol. 2
Graindelavoix - Björn Schmelzer
Glossa 32108

Contents:

    Jaikes de Cambrai
  1. Grant talent ai k'a chanteir me retraie
  2. Haute dame, come rose et lis
  3. Kant je plus pens a commencier chanson
  4. Loeir m'estuet la roine Marie
  5. Meire, douce creature
  6. O Dame, ke Deu portais
  7. Retrowange nouvelle

  8. Robert de Reins La Chièvre
  9. Jamais pour tant con l'ame el cors me bate
  10. Plaindre m'estuet de la bele en chantant
  11. L'autrier de jouste un rivage

  12. Martin le Béguin de Cambrai
  13. Loiaus desir et pensee jolie
  14. Boine aventure ait ma dame et bon jour

  15. Canoine de Saint-Quentin
  16. Rose ne flor, chant d'oiseaus ni verdure

  17. Anonym
  18. Chanter m'estuet de la virge Marie

Performers:
Graindelavoix dir.: Björn Schmelzer
Olalla Alemán, Patrizia Hardt, Eurudike De Beul, Silvie Moors, Marius Peterson, Yves Van Handenhove, Paul De Troyer, Lieven Gouwy, Björn Schmelzer, Thomas Vanlede, Tomàs Maxé (voices)
Thomas Baeté (fiddle), Jan Van Outryve (guitern, drums), Floris De Ryker (lute)

Playing time: 63'49

Recording site and date: Église Saint-Yved, Braine, France - 07/08 2010
Rel.: 2013

Jaque de Cambrai (fl.c.1260-80) had been a rather obscure figure. This is the first attempt to perform his devotional songs from the Bern Manuscript (of trouvère repertory) as a cycle.

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