Performers: Marie-Claude Vallin (superius), Ellen Van Ham (superius), Els Van Laethem (superius), Katelijne Van Laethem (superius), Peter de Groot (altus), Otto Rastbichler (tenor), Eitan Sorek (tenor), Marius Van Altena (tenor), Harry Van Berne (tenor), Matthew Vine (tenor), Willem Ceuleers (bass), Kees Jan de Koning (bass), Lieven Deroo (bass), Stephen McLeod (bass)
Playing time: 63'
Recording date: April 1996 (Ghent, Flanders); released: 1997
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Pierre de Manchicourt (c.1510-1564) was one of the last generation of Franco-Flemish polyphonists prior to the supremacy of the homophonic style with the era of Lassus. He worked for some time in France, and then took up the chapel master position to Emperor Philip II of Spain.
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