Medieval Paris - Music of the City

Medieval Paris - Music of the City
Praetorius Consort - Christopher Ball, dir. & Purcell Consort of Voices - Grayston Burgess, dir.
Vox "Candide" CE 31 095 [LP, USA]
Turnabout TV 37 086 [LP, UK]
Turnabout FSM 37 086 [LP, Germany]
Vox 36 030 [LP, France]


    Adam de la Halle:
  1. De cueur pensieu

  2. Anon.:
  3. Chançonnette

  4. Jehannot de Lescurel:
  5. Amours, cent mille merciz

  6. Anon.:
  7. Hocquet
  8. Dieus! qui porroit
  9. Danse real (instrumental)
  10. Ave, virgo regia

  11. Colin Muset:
  12. Quant je voi yver retorner

  13. Adam de la Halle:
  14. En mai, quant rosier

  15. ----
  16. Ductia (instrumental)
  17. O Maria, virgo
  18. Quant voi l'aloete

  19. Perotin:
  20. Alleluya

  21. Anon.:
  22. Un hocquet
  23. Amours dont je sui espris
  24. Estampie royal (instrumental)

  25. Pierre de la Croix:
  26. S'amours eust point de poer

  27. Anon.:
  28. Veris ad imperia

Playing time: 17' 43" + 20' 13" = 37' 56"

Praetorius Consort [Christopher Ball, Nel Romano, Paul Arden Taylor, Nigel North, Alison Crum, Peter Vel] (alto cornemuse, bass recorder, bass viol, citole, bass crumhorn, soprano crumhorn, psaltery, medieval pipe, rebec, sopranino recorder, treble recorder, tenor recorder, tenor crumhorn, sopranino Rauschpfeife, gemshorn, regal, bells, tabor, tambourine, drum, cymbales, nakers) - Christopher Ball, dir.
Purcell Consort of Voices [Eileen Poulter (soprano), Elaine Barry (mezzo-soprano), Grayston Burgess (countertenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), Ian Thompson (tenor), Geoffrey Shaw (baritone), Christopher Keyte (bass)] - Grayston Burgess, dir.

Recording site and date:
Unknown [1973]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.): 198/56 (november 1975)
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 54/645-1312 (october 1976)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Information from owned LP (Candide). Some details from Jon Stringer's owned LP.

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Pierre-F. Roberge