The Lily & the Rose

The Lily & the Rose
Adoration of the Virgin in Sound & Stone: A Further History of the "Long" Fifteenth Century in Music & Alabaster
The Binchois Consort - Andrew Kirkman
Hyperion 68228


    Intercession against plague

  1. Cooke: Stella celi extirpavit
  2. Chant: Salve sancta parens
  3. Frye: Kyrie "So ys emprentid"
  4. Frye: Gloria "Flos regalis"
  5. Guillaume Le Rouge: Stella celi extirpavit / So ys emprentid
  6. The Annunciation to the Virgin

  7. Bedyngham: Superno nunc emittitor
  8. Dunstaple: Ave maris stella
  9. Frye: Credo "Flos regalis"
  10. Damett: Salve porta paradisi
  11. Dunstaple: Gaude virgo salutata / Gaude virgo singularis / Virgo mater comprobaris / Ave gemma celi
  12. The Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin

  13. Bedyngham or Frye: Sancta Maria, succurre miseris
  14. Frye: Sanctus & Benedictus "Flos regalis"
  15. Fowler: O quam glorifica
  16. Forest: Qualis est dilectus
  17. Dunstaple: Sancta Maria, succurre miseris
  18. Lineage of the Virgin

  19. Anon: Virga Jesse floruit
  20. Chant: Matronarum hec matrona
  21. Plummer: Anna mater matris Christi
  22. Frye: Agnus Dei "Flos regalis"

Performers: Timothy Travers-Brown (alto), James Hall (alto), Dominic Bland (tenor), Nicholas Madden (tenor), George Pooley (tenor), Matthew Vine (tenor)

Playing time: 73'

Recording date: May 2017; released: 2018

Although only a CD recording, this is something of a "multimedia" production, due to its reference to English alabaster art of the period — in this, it continues & enriches a historical tale begun in the prior Music for the 100 Years' War. The Frye mass forms the basic limbs of the program.

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Todd M. McComb