My Fayre Ladye

My Fayre Ladye
Images of Women in Medieval England
Lionheart
Nimbus 5512

Contents:

    The Beloved
  1. Chant: Quam pulchra es
  2. Dunstable: Quam pulchra es
  3. Chant: Ibo michi ad montem mirre
  4. Anon: Who shall have my fayre ladye?
  5. Chant: Salve regina misericordie

  6. The Unfathomable
  7. Cornysh: Adew mes amours
  8. Cornysh: A robyn, gentyl robyn
  9. Anon: Iff I had wytt for to endyght

  10. The Maternal
  11. Pygott: Quid petis o fili

  12. The Desired
  13. Chant: Tota pulchra es
  14. Anon: Up Y Arose
  15. Anon: And I war a maydyn
  16. Cornysh: Blow thi horne hunter

  17. The Triumphant
  18. Chant: Anima mea liquefacta est
  19. Browne: O regina mundi clara
  20. Chant: Beata Dei genitrix

Performers: Kurt-Owen Richards, Jeffrey Johnson, Stephen Rosser, Lawrence Lipnik, Richard Porterfield, John Olund

Playing time: 60'

Recording date: June 1996

This recording combines different genres from 15th century England, especially that from the Eton Choirbook and the native Sarum plainchant.

This is one of those "ethereal" interpretations.

Other recordings by the present ensemble:

Paris 1200
Perotin & Leonin - Chant and polyphony from 12th century France
Lionheart
Nimbus 5547
Palestrina: Soul of Rome
Lionheart
Koch International 7513

Finally, a recording of similar material by an obscure English composer of the period:

John Tuder
Lamentationes Jeremiae
Diphona
Marc Aurel Edition 20001

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Todd M. McComb