Piae Cantiones

Piae Cantiones
Latin Song in Mediaeval Finland
Retrover Ensemble - Markus Tapio, dir.
Naxos 8.554180

Contents:

    Anon., Impr. / Llibre Vermell de Montserrat:
  1. Preambulum

  2. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  3. Angelus emittitur

  4. Anon. / Jacob Obrecht ?, Piae Cantiones (1625):
  5. Parvulus nobis nascitur

  6. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  7. Ramus vivens olivarum
  8. Dies est laetatiae
  9. Omnis mundus jucundetur
  10. Mirum si laeteris
  11. Sum in aliena provincia
  12. Mars praecurrit in planetis

  13. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582) / Leipzig UB 1084:
  14. Jesus Christus nostra salus

  15. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  16. Jucundare jugiter

  17. Anon., Codex Speciálníc:
  18. Omnis nunc microcosmus / Omnis mundus

  19. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  20. Jesu dulcis memoria

  21. Anon., Glogauer Liederbuch:
  22. Dies est laetitiae

  23. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  24. Verbum caro factum est

  25. Anon., Cancionero de Uppsala:
  26. Verbum caro factum est

  27. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  28. Personent hodie / Gaudete, gaudete Christus est natus

  29. Adam von Fulda:
  30. Dies est laetitiae

  31. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1625):
  32. Puer natus in Bethlehem

  33. Anon., Piae Cantiones (1582):
  34. Aetas carmen melodiae

  35. Anon., Glogauer Liederbuch:
  36. Dies est leticie

  37. Johann Hermann Schein / PC 1625:
  38. Surrexit Christus hodie

  39. Daniel Frederici / PC 1625:
  40. Aetas carmen melodiae

Playing time: 62' 06"

Performers:
Retrover Ensemble [Markus Tapio (viola da gamba), Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Eric Mentzel (tenor), Eitan Sorek (tenor), Stephen Grant (bass), Jankees Braksma (organetto, recorder), Agileu Motta (lute), Leena Joutsenlahti (kantele, recorder)] - Markus Tapio, dir.

Recording site and date:
Sornetan Church, Switzerland [02/1997]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 452-136 (october 1998)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 76/908-112 (november 1998)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 22/4-390 (march/april 1999)

Comments: Information from owned CD.

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Choralis Septentrionalis
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Opus 111 30-257
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Pro Musica Antiqua Oslo - Hans Olva Gorset
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Oxford Camerata - Jeremy Summerly
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Finnish Radio Chamber Choir - Timo Nuoranne
Ondine 918
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Medieval Chant for the Saint Patron of Finland
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