Music of Medieval France

Music of Medieval France 1200-1400
Sacred and Secular
The Deller Consort, Renaissance Chamber Ensemble, Concentus Musicus, Wien – Alfred Deller, dir.;
The Deller Consort - Alfred Deller, dir. & Concentus Musicus, Wien - Nikolaus Harnoncourt, dir.
Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BG 656 [LP, mono]
Vanguard « The Bach Guild » BGS 70 656 [LP, stereo]
Vanguard Classics (Arcade) « Alfred Deller Edition » 08 5058 71 [CD, Europe]

Contents:

    Sacred Music

    Anon. (now attr. to Philippe le Chancelier), France, ca 1200
  1. Conductus: Dic Christi veritas

  2. Perotin: Hallelujah for the Feast of the Birth of Mary
  3. Alleluja Nativitas

  4. Anon., France, ca 1200
  5. Conductus: Pater noster commiserans

  6. Anon., France, ca 1200: Hallelujah for the fourth Sunday after Easter
  7. Alleluja Christus resurgens
    Clausula "Mors"

  8. Secular Music

    Anon., ca 1280
  9. Hoquetus: In seculum
  10. Amor potest conqueri

  11. Anon., ca 1300
  12. In seculum d'Amiens longum

  13. Anon., 13th c.
  14. El mois de mai

  15. Anon., 14th c.
  16. La Manfredina

  17. Jehan Vaillant
  18. Par maintes foys

  19. Solage
  20. Pluseurs gens voy

  21. Matheus de Perusio
  22. Ne me chant

  23. Guillaume de Machaut
  24. S'il estoit
  25. Comment qu'a moy

  26. Matheus de Perusio
  27. Andray soulet
  28. Or sus vous dormez trop

  29. Solage
  30. Helas je voy

  31. Grimace
  32. Alarme, Alarme

Playing time: 44' 16" (app.)

Performers:
The Deller Consort
Alfred Deller (counter-tenor): [1]-[4], [8], [11], [13]-[14], [18]
Wilfred Brown (tenor): [1]-[4]
Gerald English (tenor): [1]-[4]
Maurice Bevan (baritone): [1]-[4]
Mary Thomas (soprano): [6], [10], [16]
Robert Tear (tenor): [8], [13], [18]
Alfred Deller, dir.
Renaissance Chamber Ensemble (aka: Mitglieder des Collegium Aureum)
Helmut Hucke (soprano bombardon): [1]-[4]
Albrecht Renz (cornett): [3]-[4]
Hans-Martin Linde (recorder); [3]-[4]
Ilse Brix-Meinert (fiddle): [1]-[2]
Johannes Koch (regal): [1]-[4]
Rudolf Ewerhart (regal): [1]-[2]
Concentus Musicus, Wien
Alice Harnoncourt (pardessus de viole): [5]-[11], [13]-[18]
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (tenorfiedel): [5]-[8], [10]-[11], [13], [15]-[18]
Hermann Hobart (bassfiedel): [7]-[8], [11], [18]
Jürg Schaeftlein (recorder): [5]-[7], [9]-[18]
Kurt Theiner (portable organ): [5]-[7], [10]-[11], [13], [15]-[18]
Hans Pöttler (trombone): [10]-[13], [16]-[18]
Leopold Stasny (recorder, tambourine, triangle, drum): [5]-[18]
Ernst Knava (tambourine, triangle, drum): [5]-[18]
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, dir.

Recording site and date:
[1]- [4] Stiftskirche, Fröndenberg, Germany [1961]
[5]-[18] Unknown [1964 or prior]
Rel.: 1964

Compilation:
Musical Concepts MC 197 [CDx6 + CD-ROM] Alfred Deller « The Complete Vanguard Recordings », Volume SIX: Music of the French and Italian Renaissance

Excerpts:
[1], [3] Harmonia mundi (Fono-Verlagsgesellschaft) HM 25 147 [LP, 25cm] Musik an Notre Dame in Paris (um 1200) (II): Perotinus Magnus
[2], [4] Harmonia mundi (Fono-Verlagsgesellschaft) HM 25 143 [LP, 25cm] Musik an Notre Dame in Paris (um 1200): Perotinus Magnus
[14], [16], [18] Vanguard "Everyman classics" SRV 298 SD [LP] Songs of Birds, Battle and Love, and the Flowering of the French Chanson

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Pierre-F. Roberge