Gilles Binchois (c.1400-1460) - A discography

This discography is presently in a preliminary state. It is believed to contain a substantial percentage of an eventual full listing, but has not been scoured for completeness or organized into sections based on individual works. It should prove informative nonetheless.

Discographic material below has been collected to this stage with substantial help from Pierre-F. Roberge.

Todd M. McComb

Biography

Gilles de Bins (c.1400-1460), known by the coined name Binchois, was the leading and most prototypical composer of the Burgundian Age. The early-to-mid-1400s saw the court of Burgundy rise to prominence as the most lavish and traditional in Europe, and it was the musical style developed there which was to form the foundation for the next generation of pan-European music. Although today, Binchois is usually seen as the lesser of the triumvirate of composers who developed the Northern style, behind Dufay & Dunstaple, his contemporaries apparently thought otherwise. In sources of the period, Binchois' music was the most frequently copied, the most frequently cited, and the most frequently used as the basis for other settings. Although he was not heavily involved in the creation of such landmark genres as the cyclic mass, Binchois' music essentially defines the Burgundian style. The individuality of other composers is often measured by their music's relation to Binchois'.

Binchois was born in Mons to a wealthy family. The earliest surviving reference to his career dates from 1418, when he was engaged as an organist. According to Ockeghem's song-motet honoring Binchois at his death, he was also a soldier, and may have been employed by the Earl of Suffolk during the English occupation of France. Burgundy was an English ally in this period, and Binchois joined the Burgundian court choir around 1427. Although he was not ordained as a priest, he became a chaplain, and was eventually awarded significant prebends. It is known that Binchois met with Dufay in 1449 at Mons, and it is likely that they met several times. Indeed, their families may have had connections in the previous generation, such that they may have known each other since childhood. Of the two, Binchois is praised for his humility, while Dufay apparently had the more aggressive personality. This fits with their career paths, as Binchois was never employed far from his home. In 1453, he retired to Soignies on a pension, where he would have worked with Johannes Regis (c.1430-1496), thought to have been Dufay's clerk by the 1460s.

Binchois is known primarily for his courtly chansons, of which over 60 survive. Typical of his generation, he wrote overwhelmingly in the rondeau form, and all but one of his songs (Filles a marier) is in three parts. Binchois' songs are constructed according to a standard pattern, with a main line in the highest voice and accompaniment in the lower two. Many songs have untexted interludes. Many are settings of poems by famous authors of the day, although many may use texts by Binchois himself. Thematically, they are firmly within the conventions of courtly poetry, in keeping with the refinement and restraint Binchois adopted in his musical settings. It is Binchois' sense of melody which establishes his songs as some of the finest of the period, especially in their perfect sense of balance. Although Binchois' melodies are known for their sense of balance & proportion, and their own inherent logic is unimpeachable, the music does not always fit the poetry in conventional ways. Musical repeats may not align with poetic repeats, and cadences appear on an unexpected note or beat. This is what gives Binchois' songs much of their subtlety and their yearning quality.

Binchois' left approximately 50 pieces of sacred music, which were also accorded a high status in their time. Although they make less of an impression today, Binchois' sense of melody and grace are also evident. Again overwhelmingly in three parts, his liturgical settings tend to be of a highly functional nature. Perhaps presciently, they emphasize clear audibility over counterpoint, with lower voices often in direct support of the main line. Binchois' service settings paraphrase the relevant chant, and do not use the emerging cantus firmus technique. Likewise, Binchois' did not adopt the mass cycle, but did write paired ordinary movements, typical of composers of his generation. Although seldom heard today, his mass ordinary movements show the most contrapuntal independence and rhythmic invention in Binchois' output, and are actually among the longest of the period. He left only one isorhythmic motet, and only two other motets of a scale traditionally associated with the genre.

Binchois' reputation today rests almost entirely on his songs, and especially on their continued use as the basis for extended contrapuntal settings by the next generation of composers. The authoritative attributed sources for Binchois' music in Italy might represent only a fraction of his surviving music, as many unattributed settings copied nearer his home in Burgundy show traits of his style. He is usually regarded as Ockeghem's teacher, and certainly played a major role in creating the early idioms which were to become characteristic of the Franco-Flemish style. Binchois' most famous settings, such as Triste plaisir & Dueil angoisseux, have a special grace and sublimated passion about them which have come to typify the courtly conventions which were soon swept aside by the rising humanism of the Renaissance.

Todd M. McComb, 10/01

Discography

Original releases

(or first known)

  1. Accent 9068
    Il Cantar Moderno
    Venetian and Neapolitan songs of the 15th Century
    Ensemble Daedalus

  2. Aeolus AE 10023 [CD]
    The St. Emmeram Mensural Codex
    Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, clm 14274
    Stimmwerck

  3. Aeon AECD 1096 [CD]
    L'Argument de beauté
    Polyphonies sacrées de Gilles Binchois
    Discantus – Brigitte Lesne, dir.

  4. Alia Vox AVSA 9850 A+B [SACD-Hx2]
    Christophorus Columbus
    Paraísos Perdidos - Lost Paradises - Paradis Perdus
    M. Figueras, Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya - J. Savall, dir.

  5. Aliud 043
    Danse et chanson
    Grand Désir - Anne-Marieke Evers & Anita Orme Della-Marta

  6. Alpha MBM 40
    Binchois: Chansons
    Ensemble Kaproen

  7. Amon Ra CD-SAR 63
    A Golden Treasury of Mediæval Music
    Sine Nomine

  8. Anthologie sonore LD 3012 [LP]
    Musique du Moyen Age et début Renaissance
    Collegium Musicum, Krefeld - Robert Haas, dir.

  9. Archiv Produktion 2533 404 [LP]
    Busnois: Missa "L'homme armé" / Binchois: Motetten-Motets
    Pro Cantione Antiqua, London - Bruno Turner

  10. Arion ARN 68104
    La Cour du Roi René
    Chansons et Danses - Songs & dances: Binchois, Dufay, Josquin, Ockeghem, Brollo, Feragut, Hayne, Domenico, Ebreo
    Ensemble Perceval - Guy Robert, dir.

  11. Ars Antiqua Renaissance / Dorothy Amarandos (4 CDs)
    An Ars Antiqua Renaissance
    Selected Recordings of Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque Concert-Productions
    Ars Antiqua - Dorothy Amarandos

  12. Asteria AMCD 0404 [CD]
    Le souvenir de vous me tue
    Medieval Chansons from the court of Philip the Good
    Duo Asteria

  13. Asteria AMCD 0406 [CD]
    Soyes Loyal
    Songs of Passion from the late Middle Ages
    Duo Asteria

  14. ASV Gaudeamus ASV 153
    Ockeghem: Missa De plus en plus / 5 motets
    The Clerk's Group - Edward Wickham, dir.

  15. Boîte à Musique C 109 [LP], also
    Chansons d'amour du XVe Siècle
    Ensemble Gaston Soublette

  16. Boîte à Musique LD 100 [LP], also
    En retrouvant le Moyen-Âge
    Chansons, danses et pièces instrumentales du XIIIe au XVe siècle
    Ensemble Polyphonique de Paris, R.T.F. - Charles Ravier, dir.

  17. Bridge 9419
    Fleur de Valeur
    A Medieval Bouquet
    Trefoil

  18. C.A.B. Records CAB-06
    Die Fräuelein von Franken
    Musik und Geschichten aus der Zeit der Minnesänger
    Capella Antiqua Bambergensis - Wolfgang Spindler

  19. Challenge Classics 72631
    Piffarissimo
    Instrumental music at the Council of Constance, 1414-1418
    Capella de la Torre - Katharina Bäml

  20. Christophorus 77332
    La Contenance Angloise
    Ensemble Chant 1450

  21. Classic Editions CE 1037 [LP]
    French Music of the Courts of Burgundy and Versailles
    Saturday Consort

  22. Club Français du Disque ??? [LP]
    Riches Heures des Ducs de Bourgogne - Music from the Court of Burgundy
    Ensemble Roger Blanchard et le Trio de flûte à bec Pierre Poulteau

  23. Club national du disque CND 4/5 [LPx2, mono, Europe]
    Histoire de la Musique vocale, vol. 1-2 - Du grégorien à 1750
    Danish Soloists and Ensembles - Mogens Woldike, dir. & Les Petits chanteurs de la Renaissance - Marcel Noyre & Jean Pagot, cond.

  24. Club national du disque CND 9 [LP-mono]
    La Musique et la Poésie au Moyen-Âge et à l'époque de la Renaissance
    Véra Korène, Monique Rollin, Jean Deschamps, Henri Doublier, Bernard Demigny, Yves Tessier, le trio Monique Rollin et la chorale Sine Nomine

  25. Coda 9605-1
    Ars Antiqua de Paris at the / à la Sainte Chapelle
    Ars Antiqua de Paris - Michel Sanvoisin, dir.

  26. Collegium stereo JE 109 / 110 [LPx2]
    Missa "L'Homme armé"
    A composite with the Proper for the Common of Doctors of the Church, and instrumental interludes
    The Columbia University Collegium Musicum - R. Taruskin, dir.

  27. Columbia (U.S.A.) 70701D [78 r.p.m.]
    Sacred & Secular Music of XII-XVIIth Centuries, Vol. 1, rec. 2
    Machaut - Binchois
    Yves Tinayre and Dvonch Ensemble

  28. Conjunto Coral de Cámara de São Paulo (no label or number) [LP]
    Música medieval
    Conjunto Coral de Cámara de São Paulo - Klaus-Dieter Wolff

  29. Da Camera Magna 91702 [LP]
    Franzözische Musik aus Mittelalter und Renaissance
    Studio für Alte Musik, Dusseldorf

  30. Daffodil DAF 10053 [LP]
    A renaissance delight - Un délice de la renaissance
    Huggett Family

  31. Decca 153010 [LP]
    (title unknown)
    Consortium Antiquum

  32. Deutsche Harmonia mundi (EMI) 065-1 69 558-1 [LP]
    «A la Ferrarese» Bassadanze, Balli e Canzoni
    Italienische instrumentalmusik der Frührenaissance
    Alta Capella und Citharedi der Schola Cantorum Basiliensis

  33. Discophiles français 330 222/4 [LPx3, mono]
    Anthologie de la chanson française de 1450 à 1550, de Gilles Binchois à Guillaume Costeley
    Ensemble vocal Blanchard - Roger Blanchard, dir.

  34. Disques du Cavalier BP 2001 [LP]
    Saltarelle
    Les Ménestriers

  35. Disques du Cavalier CVR BP 2002 (LP)
    Il était une fillette
    Les Ménestriers

  36. EMI/HMV SLS 863 [3 LPs, UK market]
    The Art of Courtly Love
    Guillaume de Machaut and his Age - Late Fourteenth Century Avant Garde - The Court of Burgundy
    The Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow, dir

  37. Emergo Classics 3987
    Early Music of the Netherlands, Volume 1: 1400-1600
    Gesualdo Consort / Concerto Palatino / Ensemble Tragicomedia

  38. Enigma VAR-1024 [LP]
    A Tapestry of Music for Christopher Columbus and his Crew
    St. George's Canzona

  39. Erato ECD 75569
    Noël, Noël - Noël français / French Christmas Music 1200 - 1600
    The Boston Camerata - Joël Cohen, dir.

  40. Erato STU 70 661 [LP]
    De Guillaume Dufay à Josquin Des Prés
    Chansons d'amour du 15e siècle
    Staempfli & Ensemble d'Instruments anciens "Ricercare" de Zurich - Michel Piguet, dir.

  41. Erato STU 71 098 [LP]
    L'Europe Joyeuse du XIIe au XVIIe siècle
    Atrium musicae, Madrid - Gregorio Paniagua, dir.

  42. Eterna (VEB Deutsche Schallplatten) 8 20 347
    1000 Jahre Musikgeschichte in klingenden Beispielen, 1. Folge
    Von den Anfängen der Mehrstimmigkeit bis zum Ende der Renaissance (1000-1580) - From the Beginning of the Polyphony to the End of the Renaissance
    Alfred Knop

  43. Eufoda 1169
    Guillaume Dufay en Bourgondië
    Capella Sancti Michaelis / Currende Consort - Erik Van Nevel

  44. Eufoda 1343
    Mermaphilia
    Zefiro Torna

  45. Gimell 454 935
    Ockeghem: Au travail suis / De plus en plus
    Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips

  46. Glossa 32102
    Joye - Les plaints de Gilles de Bins dit Binchois
    Ensemble Graindelavoix - Björn Schmelzer

  47. Gotham Recording « The French Broadcasting System in North America » GRC 3814 / 3815 [LPx2, mono, 16 in., auto. coupling]
    Masterworks from France - Program no. 253 & no. 254
    Contemporary works for wind instruments – Gilles Binchois
    Various performers.

  48. Gotham Records "The French Broadcasting System in North America" GRC ???? / ???? [LPx2, auto. coupling]
    Masterworks from France - Program 637 & 638
    Mehul - Machaut - Deschamps - Deschamps - Binchois - Ockeghem - Compère - Des Prez - Costeley
    Various performers

  49. Gotham Recording « The French Broadcasting System in North America » GRC 8725 / 8726 [LPx2, auto. coupling]
    Masterworks from France - Program no. 649 & no. 650
    Early choral works – Charles-Henri Plantade
    Various performers.

  50. Harmonia Art Center 399
    The Wedding of King Matthias & Beatrice, 1476
    Works from the Mellon Chansonnière
    Corvina Consort - Zoltán Kalmanovits

  51. Harmonia Mundi USA 907314
    Bread, Wine & Song
    Music & Feasting in Renaissance Europe
    Orlando Consort

  52. Harmonia mundi (BASF) EA 22 487-2 [LP]
    Christmas Carols & Hymns of the XVth Century - Weihnachtsgesänge des XV. Jahrunderts
    Pro Cantione Antiqua - Bruno Turner, dir.

  53. Harmonia mundi HM 10 069 [LP]
    Gilles Binchois
    Chansons, rondeaux, ballades, missa, magnificat
    Clemencic Consort - René Clemencic, dir.

  54. Harmonic 8719
    Triste plaisir et douleureuse joye
    Binchois / Dufay: Ballades, Rondeaux, Lamentation
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard

  55. HMV HQM 1041 [LP, mono]
    French Songs
    A. Miskell & Elizabethan Consort - Nesbitt, cond.

  56. HMV-Gramophone HMS 26 [78 r.p.m.]
    Burgundian Chanson 15th century - Johannes Ockeghem
    Ensemble Pro Musica antiqua de Bruxelles - Safford Cape, dir.
    Renaissance Singers - Michael Howard, dir.

  57. His Master's Voice (EMI) 5 C 047-24370 [LP]

    De Wereld van Syntagma Musicum
    Ensemble Syntagma Musicum - Kees Otten, dir.

  58. Hyperion 66194
    The Castle of Fair Welcome
    Courtly songs of the later 15th century
    Gothic Voices - Christopher Page

  59. Hyperion 66783
    The Spirits of England and France - III
    Binchois and his Contemporaries
    Gothic Voices - Christopher Page

  60. Hyperion CDA 67474 [CD]
    Dufay: Mass for St Anthony Abbot / Binchois: Motets
    The Binchois Consort - Andrew Kirkman, cond.

  61. I.H.W. Versand Helga Weber 66.22 371
    Pour l'amour
    Liebeslieder des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts
    Instrumentalkreis Helga Weber

  62. Innovative Music Productions-PCD 844
    A Medieval Christmas
    Pro Cantione Antiqua & Medieval Wind Ensemble

  63. Jade 1436
    Joan of Arc
    Music and Chants from the XVth Century
    Amadis Ensemble - Catherine Joussellin

  64. Koch Schwann 3-1038-2
    Musikalisches Tafelkonfekt
    Capella Antiqua Bambergensis - Spindler, dir.

  65. L'Anthologie sonore 39 [78 r.p.m. Europe]
    Rondeaux du 15e siècle - 15th Century Rondeaux
    H. Guermant, Lina Dauby, Frédéric Anspach - Safford Cape, dir.

  66. L'Oiseau-lyre (France) OL 42 [78 r.p.m., 25cm]
    Les Musiciens de la Cour de Bourgogne, vol. 1
    Vide - Binchois
    L. Daniels with Trio Pasquier

  67. L'Oiseau Lyre D 186 D4 (LPx4)
    Le Chansonnier Cordiforme
    Consort of Musicke - Anthony Rooley

  68. L'Oiseau-Lyre LD 81 [LP, mono, France]
    Musiciens de la cour de Bourgogne, vol. II
    Choristers and Musicians of the Chapelle de Bourgogne - Bernardin Van Eeckhout, dir.

  69. L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50 104 [LP, mono]
    Mass attributed to Gilles Binchois for Tenor, Baritone and Bass
    Secular pieces by Heinrich Isaac, Thomas Créquillon, Gérard Turnhout, Johannes Ockeghem, Heinrich Finck Choristers and Musicians of the Chapelle de Bourgogne - Bernardin Van Eeckhout, dir.

  70. L'Oiseau-Lyre OL-126 [78 r.p.m.]
    Musiciens de la Cour de Bourgogne (XVth Century), # 5
    Morton - Binchois
    R. Bonté & instrumental performers

  71. L'Oiseau-Lyre OL-62 [78 r.p.m.]
    Musiciens de la Cour de Bourgogne (XVth Century), # 3
    Anonymous - Binchois
    Chorale Yvonne Gouverné

  72. L'Oiseau-Lyre OL-63 [78 r.p.m.]
    Musiciens de la Cour de Bourgogne (XVth Century), # 4
    Morton - Hayne - Binchois
    Wind Instruments; Chorale Yvonne Gouverné

  73. Le Chant du Monde LDX 8.180 81 [LPx2]
    Musique d'Autrefois
    Groupe vocal et Ensemble instrumental anciens - Chaillé, dir.

  74. Mirror Music 00001 (LP)
    Musik aus osterreichs vergangenheit von 1200 bis 1550
    Les Menestrels

  75. Musikszene Schweiz 6269
    Europäische Musik in Basel zur Zeit des Konzils
    Armoniae celestes, carmina suavissima
    La Morra - Corina Marti & Michal Gondko

  76. Musique en Wallonie 1157
    Espris d'amour: Flemish Miniatures
    Capilla Flamenca

  77. Muza ALEN200502 [CD]
    François Villon et la musique
    Le Paris de François Villon, Ballades au XVe siècle
    La Maurache - Julien Skowron, dir.

  78. Naxos 8.553467
    Das Buxheimer Orgelbuch, Volume 2
    Chanson and basse danse intabulations
    Joseph Payne

  79. Notre Dame Glee Club ??
    Music From the Basilica
    Notre Dame Glee Club - Daniel Stowe

  80. Olive Music 014
    Santenay Live
    Works by Machault, Borlet, Senleches, Solage, Dufay, Binchois
    Ensemble Santenay

  81. Opus 111 30-173
    Beauté parfaite
    L'Automne du Moyen Age - Chansons des XIVe et XVe siècles
    Alla Francesca

  82. Opus 111 30-221
    Armes, Amours
    Alla Francesca / Alta

  83. Opus 111 OP-30 303
    Le Roman de la Rose
    Alla Francesca

  84. Musical Heritage Society MHS 4357 [LP]
    Music in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Landshut wedding (1475)
    Landshuter Hofmusik - Hans Walch, cond,; Capella Antiqua - Konrad Ruhland, cond..

  85. Period SPL 706
    Sistine Chapel Choir
    Sistine Chapel Choir - Bartolucci, dir

  86. Pleiades P 251 [LP, stereo]
    Historical Anthology of Music in Performance
    Early and Late 15th-Century Music
    The University of Chicago Collegium Musicum - Howard M. Brown, dir.; Southern Illinois University Collegium Musicum - Wesley K. Morgan, dir.

  87. Quantum QM 6892 [Original edition]
    Rituel: Sacred chants from the early Capetian era - Gregorian chants & polyphonies - Manuscripts (from 9th to 12th C.)
    Ensemble Venance Fortunat - Anne-Marie Deschamps, dir.

  88. Raum Klang 2208
    Triste Plaisir
    The Music of Burgundy
    Lena Susanne Norin / Randall Cook / Susanne Ansorg

  89. Raum Klang 2301
    Le Jardin de Plaisance
    Songs from Late Fifteenth-Century French Manuscripts
    La Morra - Michal Gondko & Corina Marti

  90. Revue Musicale de Suisse Romande RMSR 20081 [CD]
    Les Musiques de la Cour de Savoie
    La Chapelle des Ducs de Savoie - Vincent Arlettaz, dir.

  91. Ricercar 233362
    I Fiamminghi - V
    Brassart: In festo Corporis Christi
    Capilla Flamenca - Dirk Snellings

  92. Ricercar 228
    Le Champion des Dames
    The Poetry of Martin Le Franc and Music of Dufay and Binchois
    Continens Paradisi - Thais Ohara

  93. Rose 00002 [CD]
    Season of Angels: Harmony of the Spheres
    The Rose Ensemble

  94. Sony "Vivarte" SK 53 977
    Psalmi et Cantica, 1400-1600
    Niederaltaicher Scholaren - Konrad Ruhland

  95. Studio SM 12 17 46 [CD]
    Les Trois Marie - Jeu liturgique du manuscrit d'Origny-Sainte-Benoîte
    Ensemble Venance Fortunat - Anne-Marie Deschamps, dir..

  96. Studio SM 37 / 41 [78 r.p.m. x5]
    Polyphonic Church Music
    Choeur de la Cathédrale de Dijon - Samson

  97. Studium Vocale
    Jean Molinet en de Bourgondische Musici
    Studium Vocale

  98. Summit DCD 112
    Diversions
    Calliope - A Renaissance Band

  99. Supraphon SUA 10412 [LP, mono]
    Pro Arte Antiqua Ensemble - Recital
    Tanzmusik aus vier Jahrhunderten - Dance Music of 4 Centuries: The Netherland Masters - Danses anciennes et Musique antique néerlandaise
    Pro Arte Antiqua, Prague

  100. Supraphon 190211 [LP]
    (Title unknown)
    (Performers unknown)

  101. Telefunken "Das Alte Werk" 6.35 067 DX [LPx2]
    Frühe Musik: England - Flandern - Deutschland - Spanien, - Italien - Frankreich und Burgund
    Studio der frühen Musik

  102. Telefunken "Das Alte Werk" 6.35 257 ER [LPx2, stereo]
    Guillaume Dufay "1400-1474" Und seine Zeit - And his times - Et son époque
    Syntagma Musicum of Amsterdam - Kees Otten, dir.

  103. Telefunken "Das Alte Werk" AWT 9 466-B [LP, mono]
    Frühe Musik in Italien, Frankreich und Burgund
    Studio der frühen Musik

  104. Telefunken AWT 8026 [45 r.p.m. EP, mono]
    Geistliche Musik des frühen 15. Jahrhunderts
    Dunstable - Dufay - Binchois - Ockeghem - Obrecht
    Capella Antiqua, München

  105. Telemann Gezelschap PLP/VW 34712 [LP]
    (title unknown)
    Consortium Antiquum - Jean-Pierre Biesemans, cond.

  106. Titanic Ti-4 [LP]
    Advent D1008 [Cassette]

    Courts and chapels of Renaissance France
    The Boston Camerata - Joel Cohen, cond.

  107. Vanguard "The Bach Guild" BG 634 [LP, mono]
    Music at the Burgundian Court - Musique à la Cour de Bourgogne (1450-1500) - Dufay, Ockeghem, Obrecht
    Pro Musica Antiqua (Brussels) - Safford Cape, dir.

  108. Vielklang-Musikproduktion VK 04400-2 [CD]
    Signum
    Über Zeit und Vergänglichkeit im Mittelalter
    Estampie

  109. Virgin Veritas 45285
    Gilles Binchois: Mon souverain desir
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard, dir.

  110. Virgin Veritas 59043
    Le Banquet du Voeu, 1454
    Music at the Court of Burgundy
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard

  111. Vox Pl 8120 [LP, mono]
    Music of the Renaissance
    Collegium Musicum, Krefeld - Robert Haas, dir.

  112. Westminster XWN 18683 [LP]
    French Troubadour Songs
    H. Cuénod & H. Leeb

  113. Xeremia 0496
    Historique de la Musique Médiévale
    Ensemble Xeremia

  114. Yarlung 05785 [CD]
    Music from the Court of Burgundy
    Ciaramella Ensemble – Adam Knight Gilbert & Rotem Gilbert, dirs.

  115. Zig-Zag Territoires 314
    La Porte de Félicité
    Constantinople 1453, entre Orient et Occident
    Doulce Mémoire - Denis Raisin Dadre / Ensemble Kudsi Erguner

Reissues

(or otherwise duplicated)

  1. Adès "INA Collection Archives" 41 712 [CDx4]
    La musique française des origines à nos jours
    Various artists and Ensemble

  2. Alia Vox AVSA9894 [SACD-H] (Included in a 1192 pages book - ISBN: 978-84-616-074-5)
    Pro Pacem
    Textes, Art & Musiques pour la Paix – Texts, Art, Music for Peace
    Hespèrion XXI - La Capella Reial de Catalunya – Jordi Savall, dir.

  3. Alto ALC 1004 [CD]
    A Medieval Christmas
    Pro Cantione Antiqua & Medieval Wind Ensemble

  4. Archiv 445 667 (7 CDs)
    Sacred Music of the Renaissance
    Pro Cantione Antiqua - Bruno Turner

  5. Archiv 449 082-3 [4 CDs]
    The Medieval Experience
    Choralschola der abtei Müchwarzach; The Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow, dir.; Choeur de l'abaye Notre-Dame de Fontgombault; Pro Cantione Antiqua & The London Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble - Bruno Turner, dir.

  6. Archiv Produktion 2523 070 [LPx6]
    Geistliche Musik der Renaissance
    Various performers

  7. Archiv Produktion 629 517/8 [2 LPs]
    Flemish Music and society in the XVth and XVIth centuries - La musique flamande dans la société des XVe et XVIe siècles
    Pro Musica Antiqua - Safford Cape, dir. and others

  8. Cantus 9607
    Vous ou la mort
    Canciones flamencas de amor cortés en el siglo XV
    Currende Consort / Capella Sancti Michaelis / Concerto Palatino - Erik van Nevel

  9. Cantus 9705/6 (2 CDs)
    Dictionary of Medieval & Renaissance Instruments
    Various Artists

  10. Christophorus Entrée 0042
    Pour l'amour
    Liebeslieder des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts
    Instrumentalkreis Helga Weber

  11. Columbia (USA) M 431 [78rpm x 4]

    An Yves Tinayre Recital
    Sacred and Secular Music from the XII thru the XVII Centuries
    Yves Tinayre & Dvonch Ensemble

  12. Columbia River Entertainment Group 1170 [CDx5]
    World Classics - The Great History of Belgian and Dutch Classical Music
    Various performers

  13. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472 77601 2
    Century Classics I 1400-1500: Dunstable - Dufay et al.
    Pro Cantione Antiqua - Sequentia - Schola Cantorum Basiliensis

  14. L'Empreinte Digitale ED 13150
    Alleluia
    Anthologie de la musique sacrée occidentale
    Ensemble Venance Fortunat - Anne-Marie Deschamps

  15. Eufoda 1160/69 (10 CDs)
    De Vlaamse Polyfonie
    Capella Sancti Michaelis / Currende Consort - Erik Van Nevel

  16. The Gramophone Shop "L'Anthologie Sonore" (31-40) [78 r.p.m. x 10]
    A synthesis of the musical arts: 14th to 18th centuries, vol. 4
    Various performers

  17. Harmonia Mundi "Century" HMX 290 8169 [CD]
    Du style gothique à la Pré-Renaissance / From gothic to Pre-Renaissance (1370-1460)
    Ars Subtilior / Dawn of the Renaissance
    Various performers

  18. Haydn Society "L'Anthologie sonore" HS-AS 4 [LP]
    The XVth Century
    Various performers

  19. Haydn Society recording HSL 2071 [LP, mono, NA market]
    Masterpieces of Music before 1750, vol. 1 - An Anthology of Musical Examples from Gregorian Chant to J.S. Bach
    Danish Soloists and Ensembles

  20. HMV HLP 5/6/7 [LPx3, mono, 25cm, Europe]
    The History of Music in Sound, Vol. III: Ars Nova and the Renaissance
    Various performers

  21. Lyrichord LL 147 [LPx3, stereo]
    A History of Music from Middle Ages to the Pre-Baroque
    Collegium Musicum, Krefeld - Robert Haas, dir.

  22. Lys 213 [CD]
    Hugues Cuénod - Vol. VI
    Des Troubadours à la Romance
    H. Cuénod, H. Leeb, F. Holetschek

  23. Musique en Wallonie 0101-03 (3 CDs)
    Early Music from Wallonie & Brussels
    Works by Ciconia, Binchois, Tinctoris, etc.
    Ensemble Venance Fortunat, Huelgas Ensemble, etc.

  24. Nonesuch H-1010 [LP, mono]
    Masterpieces of the Early French & Italian Renaissance
    Groupe vocal et Ensemble instrumental anciens - Chaillé, dir.

  25. L'Oiseau-lyre OL 42, OL 61/63, OL 126 & OL 136 [78 r.p.m. x6, 25-30-25-25-25-30cm]
    Musiciens de la Cour de Bourgogne - XVth Century
    Various performers

  26. Orpheus (Musical Heritage Society) OR 439 [LP]
    History of European Music - Part II: Music of the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance, vol. 3
    Schola Cantorum Londiniensis & Ambrosian Singers - Denis Stevens, musical dir.

  27. Orpheus (Musical Heritage Society) OR 437 / 439 [LPx3] Musical Heritage Society 830 437 [LPx3]
    History of European Music - Part II: Music of the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance
    Schola Cantorum Londiniensis & Ambrosian Singers - Denis Stevens, musical dir.

  28. Raum Klang 2801
    Karl der Kühne und die burgundische Hofmusik
    Various Ensembles

  29. The Record Hunter TRH-2 [LP, mono]
    An Yves Tinayre Recital
    Sacred and Secular Music from the XII thru the XVII Centuries
    Yves Tinayre & Dvonch Ensemble

  30. Ricercar 102 [8 CDs+book]
    The Flemish Polyphony
    Various performers

  31. Vanguard Everyman 08 6124 71
    Music at the Burgundian Court
    Dufay, Ockeghem, Obrecht
    Pro Musica Antiqua - Safford Cape

  32. Virgin Veritas 45337 (2 CDs)
    Le Banquet du Voeu
    Le Manuscript du Puy
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard

  33. Virgin Veritas Edition 61284 (2 CDs)
    The Art of Courtly Love
    French secular music (1300-1475): Machaut / Binchois / Dufay
    Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow

  34. Virgin Veritas VBD 5 61818-2 (2 CDs)
    Le Banquet du Voeu - Dufay: Missa "Ecce ancilla Domini"
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard, dir.


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