Frye: Missa Flos Regalis / Plummer: Missa Sine Nomine

Brussels 5557
Frye: Missa Flos Regalis / Plummer: Missa Sine Nomine
Clerks' Group - Edward Wickham
Signum 015

Contents:

  1. Kyrie "Deus creator Omnium" (Sarum chant)
  2. Frye: Missa Flos Regalis - Gloria
  3. Frye: Missa Flos Regalis - Credo
  4. Frye: Missa Flos Regalis - Sanctus
  5. Frye: Missa Flos Regalis - Agnus Dei
  6. Bedyngham: Myn hertis lust
  7. Bedyngham: Fortune alas
  8. Bedyngham: My verry joy
  9. Frye: Alas, alas, alas
  10. ? Frye, Bedyngham: So ys emprentid
  11. Anon: Pryncesse of youthe
  12. Plummer: Missa Sine nomine - Kyrie "Omnipotens pater"
  13. Plummer: Missa Sine nomine - Gloria
  14. Plummer: Missa Sine nomine - Credo
  15. Plummer: Missa Sine nomine - Sanctus
  16. Plummer: Missa Sine nomine - Agnus Dei

Performers: Rebecca Outram (soprano), William Missin (alto), Lucy Ballard (alto), Tom Raskin (tenor), Chris Watson (tenor), Edward Wickham (baritone), Jonathan Arnold (bass)

Playing time: 69'

Recording date: May 1999 (West Wratting)

Reviewed in:
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 24/2 (November/December 2000)

The present program features a couple of (uncharacteristically) attributed English cantus firmus masses of the period, both taken from the first section of the Brussels 5557 manuscript. It is argued that they were copied there in 1468, although the music is from a decade or so earlier.

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Todd M. McComb