La Bele Marie

La Bele Marie
Songs to the Virgin from 13th-century France
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7312 [CD]

Content:

    Anon.
  1. Conductus: O maria o felix puerpera
  2. Conductus: Pia mater gratie
  3. Chanson: De la mere au sauveor
  4. Conductus: O maria virginei
  5. Conductus: Verbum bonum et suave
  6. Conductus: Ave salus hominum
  7. Chanson: Mainte chançon ai fait
  8. Conductus: Ave maria gratia plena

  9. Perotin
  10. Conductus: Beata viscera

  11. Anon.
  12. Conductus: Mundum renovavit
  13. Chanson: Je te pri de cuer par amors
  14. Conductus: Salve sancta parens
  15. Conductus: Serena virginum
  16. Chanson: De la tres douce Marie
  17. Conductus: Ave virgo virginum
  18. Conductus: Mater patris et filia
  19. Conductus: Ave nobilis venerabilis

Sources:
[1]-[2], [6], [9], [15], [17] Florence, Biblioteca Medicea-Laurenziana, Plut. 29.1
[3], [7], [11], [14] Clairambault MS, Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, nouv. acq. fr. 1050
[4]-[5] Wolfenbüttel, Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Helmstadt 1099 (1206)
[8], [16] Burgos, Monasterio de las Huelgas
[10], [13] Wolfenbüttel, Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Helmstadt 628
[12] Madrid, Biblioteca nacional, 20486

Playing time: 66' 40"

Performers:
Anonymous 4
Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner, Johanna Maria Rose

Recording site and date:
Christian Brothers Retreat and Conference Center, Napa, California, USA [09/2001]; Rel. 2002

Excerpts:
[2], [8], [17] Harmonia Mundi "Century" HMX 290 8167 [CD] A History of Music, vol. 5: La naissance de la Polyphonie / The Birth of Polyphony

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 496-122 (october 2002)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 26/2-284 (november / december 2002)
Goldberg (#-p.): 21-81 (winter 2002)

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Pierre-F. Roberge