Llibre Vermell

Llibre Vermell of Montserrat
Pigrim songs & dances
New London Consort - Philip Pickett, dir.
L'Oiseau Lyre "Florilegium" 433 186-2

Contents:

    Anon., Llibre Vermell de Montserrat:
  1. Song: O virgo splendens
  2. Virelai/danse: Stella splendens
  3. Song: Laudemus Virginem
  4. Virelai: Mariam matrem virginem
  5. Virelai/danse: Polorum Regina
  6. Virelai: Cuncti simus concanentes
  7. Song: Splendens ceptigera
  8. Ballad/danse: Los set goyts
  9. Motet: Imperayritz de la ciutat joyosa
  10. Virelai: Ad mortem festinamus

Performers: New London Consort [Catherine Bott (soprano), Tessa Bonner (soprano), Olive Simpson (soprano), Alison Wray (soprano), Sara Stowe (soprano), Catherine King (soprano), Kristine Szulik (soprano), Andrew King (tenor), Michael George (baritone), Stephen Charlesworth (baritone), Robert Evans (voive), Mark Rowlinson (voice), Simon Grant (bass), Tom Finucane (gitterns, lute), Paula Chateauneuf (lutes), Frances Kelly (gothic harp, Delyth Wynne (gothic harp), Hanelore Devaere (gothic harp), Pavlo Beznosiuk (high fiddles, rebec), Giles Lewin (high fiddle, rebec), Mark Levy (low fiddle), Susanna Pell (low fiddle), Philip Pickett (symphony, shawm), William Lyons (recorder), Pamela Thorby (recorder), Keith McGowan (shawm), Stephen Henderson (xylophone, bells, nakers, tabor), David Coprkhill (dulcimer, tabor)] - Philip Pickett, dir.

Playing times: 69' 48"

Recording site and date: Temple Church, London, UK [11/1990]

Excerpts:
[2] L'Oiseau-Lyre 448 559-2 Sinners & Saints - The Ultimate Medieval and Renaissance Music Collection
[1]-[2], [4], [6] L'Oiseau-Lyre 448 559-2 The Speech of Angels

Reviewed in:
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 70/835-129 (december 1992)
Diapason (#-p.): 390-150 (february 1993)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 16/4-360 (march/april 1993)
Le Monde de la Musique (#-p.): 163-119

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Pierre-F. Roberge