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
Caron was one of the composers singled out by Tinctoris for praise, and I have now compiled preliminary discographies for each.
Caron possesses a scholarly "complete works" edition (1971-76), but had never had a dedicated recording until 2009 (ORF 3057). In fact, his name had never appeared in the title of a recording prior to this.
The edition uses Philippe as his first name, but here I have followed Fallows in the New Grove, 2nd edition. Per the notes to Van Nevel's recording, below (2016), Philippe & Firminus have now been established firmly as different people, born in different towns. Firminus was from Amiens.Todd M. McComb
(or first known)
Anthologie sonore LD 3012 [LP]
Musique du Moyen Age et début Renaissance
Collegium Musicum, Krefeld - Robert Haas, dir.
Calliope CAL 9511
L'âge d'or de la musique en Picardie
Les Ménétriers picards
Christophorus CLP 75 514 [LP, 25cm, mono]
Tänze und Chansons
Instrumental musik um 1500
Capella antiqua München - Konrad Ruhland, dir.
Collegium Records JE 106 / 107 [LPx2]
Music of Eastern Europe
The Columbia University Collegium Musicum - Richard Taruskin, dir.
Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (Sony) 88875143472 [CD]
Firminus Caron - Twilight of the Middle Ages
Huelgas Ensemble - Paul Van Nevel
Music from the Odhecaton
Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the First Printed Music
The Diamond of Ferrara
Music from the Court of Ercole I
ECM "New Series" 476 5780 [CD] or
The Dowland Project: Romaria
Love songs, chants and motets from 12th century to the present
Fra Bernardo 120 730 2 [CDx3]
Caron: Masses & Chansons
The Sound and the Fury
Folger Shakespeare Library KC 1 [Cassette]
A Taste of Burgundy
Music of the 15th Century Courts of the Dukes of Burgundy
The Folger Consort
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907291
Petrucci: Harmonice Musices Odhecaton
L'Oiseau Lyre D 186 D4 (LPx4)
Le Chansonnier Cordiforme
Consort of Musicke - Anthony Rooley
ORF "Alte Musik" 3057
Firminus Caron 1
Paradise regained - Polyphonie der Renaissance
The sound and the fury
A Songbook for Isabella
Music from the circle of Isabella d'Este
Musica Antiqua of London - Philip Thorby
Alma, svegliate ormai
Contrafacta devozionali nella musica italiana tra XV e XVI secolo
Teldec AW 642625 [LP]
Blockflötenmusik der Renaissance
Wiener Blockflöten Ensemble
(or otherwise duplicated)
No known releases.
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