Choral works of Jean Mouton

Nesciens Mater
Choral works of Jean Mouton
The Gentlemen of St. John's - Graham Walker
Quilisma 402

Contents:

  1. Nesciens Mater
  2. Missus est Gabriel angelus / Vera fides geniti
  3. Compère: Dittez moy toutes voz pensees

  4. Missa "Dictes moy toutes voz pensees"
  5. Kyrie
  6. Gloria
  7. Credo
  8. Sanctus
  9. Benedictus
  10. Agnus Dei

  11.  
  12. In omni tribulatione
  13. Salva nos Domine
  14. Sancti Dei omnes

Performers: Aaron Burchell, Iestyn Davies, Chris de la Hoyde, Edward Tolputt, Tommy Williams (altos); Jonathan Bungard, Edward Lyon, Iain Morrison, Geoffrey Silver, Simon Wall (tenors), Gabriel Burchell, Christopher Gabbitas, Malcolm Green, Gareth Jones, Andrew Kidd, Oliver Wright (basses)

Playing time: 78'

Recording date: July 2000 (Cambridge, England)

Jean Mouton (c.1459-1522) was one of the better-known composers of the later 15th century. Although rather famous in the Josquin generation, and even the subject of one of Petrucci's publications, he continues to be relatively unknown on record today.

Other dedicated recordings:

Mouton: Missa Dictes moy toutes voz pensées
Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips
Gimell 047
Mouton: Missa Tu es Petrus
Brabant Ensemble - Stephen Rice
Hyperion 67933
Mouton: Anna requiescat in pace
Deploration sur la mort d'Anne de Bretagne / Motets
Ensemble Jacques Moderne - Joël Suhubiette
Ligia 0202122-03
Vivat Rex!
Sacred Choral Music of Jean Mouton
Suspicious Cheese Lords - Haig Mardirosian
Cheeselords 503

A couple of other recordings featuring Mouton:

Josquin Desprez: Missa de Beata Virgine / Jean Mouton: Motets
Theatre of Voices - Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi USA 907136
The Medici Wedding
13 Motets of the Medici Codex
Ring Ensemble
Alba Records 154

A recording devoted to an obscure contemporary working in related style:

Forestier: Missa Baises moy / Missa L'homme armé
Chicago A Cappella - Jonathan Miller
Centaur 2420

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Todd M. McComb