Ce Diabolic Chant

Ce Diabolic Chant
Ballades, Rondeaus & Virelais of the late fourteenth century
The Medieval Ensemble of London - Peter Davies and Timothy Davies, dirs.
L'Oiseau-Lyre "Florilegium" DSDL 704 [LP]
Decca "L'Oiseau-Lyre" 475 9119 [CD]

Contents:

    Johannes Suzoy (Jo Susay)
  1. Ballade: Prophilias, un des nobles de Roume
  2. Ballade: A l'arbre sec puis etre comparé
  3. Ballade: Pictagoras, Jabol et Orpheüs

  4. Jacob (Jacquemin de) Senleches
  5. Ballade: Je me merveil / J'ai pluseurs fois
  6. Virelai: En ce gracieux tamps joli
  7. Ballade: Fuions de ci, fuions, povre compaingne

  8. Guido:
  9. Rondeau: Dieux gart qui bien le chantera
  10. Ballade: Or voit tout en avanture

  11. Jacob (Jacquemin de) Senleches
  12. Virelai: La Harpe de melodie
  13. Ballade: En attendant esperance conforte
  14. Virelai: Tel me voit et me regarde

  15. Johannes Olivier
  16. Ballade: Si con cy gist mon cuer en grief martire

  17. Johannes Galiot
  18. Ballade: Le sault perilleux a l'aventure prins
  19. Rondeau: En atendant d'avoir la douce vie

  20. Anon.
  21. Ballade: En Albion de fluns environee

  22. Anon.:
  23. Rondeau: Se j'ay perdu toute ma part

Playing time: 61' 37"

Performers:
The Medieval Ensemble of London
Margaret Philpot (alto), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Paul Elliott (tenor), Michael George (baritone), Geoffrey Shaw (baritone), Robert Cooper (rebec, fiddle), Peter Davies (dulcian, harp), Timothy Davies (gittern, lute)
Peter Davies and Timothy Davies, dirs.

Recording site and date:
Kingsway Hall, London, UK [01/1982]
Rel.: 1983

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 557 - 118 (April 2008)
Goldberg (#-p.): 14-58 (spring 2001)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 85/1029-76 (march 2008)

Comments:
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Pierre-F. Roberge