Loyset Compère (c.1445-1518) - 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

Discography

Original releases

(or first known)

  1. Advent E1062 (cassette)
    The Roots of American Music
    Boston Camerata - Joel Cohen

  2. Alpha 054
    L'Arbre de Mai
    Chansons et danses au temps de Guillaume Dufay
    Ensemble Allégorie

  3. Amadeo AVRS 6233 [LP, mono, Europe]
    Instrumentalmusik am hofe Maximilians I
    Isaak, Brumel, Senfl, Fink, Compère, Josquin, Obrecht
    Concentus Musicus, Ensemble für Alte Musik

  4. Ambronay AMY 007
    Carnetz secretz
    Marguerite d'Autriche (1480-1530)
    Les Jardins de Courtoisie - Anne Delafosse-Quentin

  5. L'Anthologie sonore AS 80 (matrix AS 165-II, AS-164-III) [78 r.p.m., Europe]
    Motets Pénitentiels à 4 voix du XVe siècle - Penitential Motets of the Fifteenth Centuy
    Les Paraphonistes de Saint-Jean-des-Matines - Guillaume de Van, dir.

  6. Archiv Produktion 2533 378 [LP]
    Isaac - Brumel - Mouton - Compère: Motetten - Motets
    Pro Cantione Antiqua, London - Bruno Turner, cond.

  7. Arion ARN 68248

    Eloge du vin et de la vigne
    La Maurache

  8. Arktos 98027CD
    Time
    Early Music Consort of Calgary

  9. Ars Nova CDAN 173 [CD]
    Musica dell'epoca di Cristoforo Colombo
    I Madrigalisti di Genova - L. Gamberini, dir.

  10. Assai 222 222
    Josquin Desprez - De Passione
    Motets de Josquin, Obrecht, Compère et Weerbecke
    Odhecaton - Paolo Da Col

  11. Auvidis Ibèrica (Naïve) AVI 8027
    Plaser y gasajo
    Música cortesana en tiempos del Papa Alejandro VI
    Capella de Ministrers - Carles Magraner, dir.

  12. BBC Music Magazine 54
    Renaissance Love Songs
    Catherine Bott / Virelai

  13. Bongiovanni 5623
    Peñalosa: Un Libro de Horas de Isabel La Católica
    Odhecaton - Paolo Da Col

  14. Calliope CAL 9408 [CD]
    L'amour de moy
    Chansons et improvisations de la Renaissance
    Josquin / Hayne / Busnoys / Bosfrin / De la Rue / Manuscrit de Bayeux
    Ensemble vocal et instrumental Obsidienne - Emmanuel Bonnardot, dir.

  15. Carpe Diem CD 16294 [CD]
    Mundus et musica
    Instrumental music in Spain and Flanders ca. 1500
    Qualia - Lambert Colson

  16. Centaur 3074
    Music for the Bentivoglio
    Unica and highlights from codex Q18
    Speculum Ensemble

  17. Christophorus CHR 77291
    Renaissance Winds
    Musik für Alta Capella um 1500 - Music for alta capella around 1500
    Ensemble Les Haulz et Les Bas

  18. Christophorus 77298
    Ex lux perpetua
    Funeral Music of the Renaissance
    Ensemble Chant 1450

  19. The Classic Voice "Antiqua" 1 [magazine+CD]
    La Milano degli Sforza
    Agricola / Compère / Martini / Lubeck / Weerbecke
    Ensemble Odhecaton

  20. Club Français du Disque 318 [LP]
    Court and Ceremonial Music of the early 16th Century
    Ensemble Roger Blanchard et le Concert Poulteau

  21. Collegium Records JE 102 / 103 [LP]
    Flemish and Burgundian Music in Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    The Columbia University Collegium Musicum - Richard Taruskin, dir.

  22. Collegium Records JE 112 [LP]
    Mass for Christmas
    The Columbia University Collegium Musicum - Alexander Blachly, dir.

  23. CRD 3447
    Music from the Spanish Kingdoms
    Circa 1500 Ensemble

  24. Decca Gold Label Series DL 79435 [LP, Stereo]
    Petrucci: The First Printer of Music - Chansons, Frottole, Popular Italian Dances & Sacred Music from the First Printed Collections (1501-1508)
    New York Pro Musica - John Reeves White, dir.

  25. Discophiles français 330222 / 24 [LPx3, mono]
    Anthologie de la chanson française de 1450 à 1550, de Gilles Binchois à Guillaume Costeley
    Ensemble vocal Blanchard - Roger Blanchard, dir.

  26. Dorian CD-90301
    Music from the Odhecaton
    Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the First Printed Music
    Piffaro

  27. Dorian 93225
    The Diamond of Ferrara
    Music from the Court of Ercole I
    Ex Umbris

  28. EMI (HMV) 5 C193 24588 / 89 [LPx2]
    Anno Domini 1501
    45 compositions by Masters of the Low Countries
    Ensemble Syntagma Musicum

  29. EMI (His Master's Voice) SLS 5049 (box) (LPs: OC 189 06202-4Q or ASD 3229-3231) [LPx3]
    The Art of the Netherlands
    The Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow

  30. EMI "Reflexe" 067-143 573-1 [LP]
    Josquin: Motets and Chansons
    Hilliard Ensemble - Paul Hillier

  31. EMI Reflexe 54435
    Italian Renaissance Madrigals
    Hilliard Ensemble

  32. 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.

  33. Erato 2292-45474-4 [Cass.]
    New Britain
    Les Racines du Folksong Américain - The Roots of American Folksong
    The Boston Camerata - Joel Cohen, dir.

  34. Etcetera KTC 1314 [CDx2]
    The Songbook of Hieronymus Lauwerin van Watervliet
    Egidius Kwartet & Consort

  35. Eufoda 1168
    Johannes Ockeghem en Frankrijk
    Currende Consort / Capella Sancti Michaelis / Concerto Palatino - Erik van Nevel, dir.

  36. Eufoda 1349
    Prioris: Requiem
    Joris Verdin / Capilla Flamenca - Dirk Snellings

  37. Eufoda 1359
    Canticum Canticorum
    In Praise of Love: The Song of Songs in the Renaissance
    Capilla Flamenca - Dirk Snellings

  38. Eufoda 1369
    Désir d'aymer
    Capilla Flamenca

  39. FSM 33030 / 31 [LPx2, Germany]
    Musik der Renaissance
    Various performers

  40. Gotham Recording « The French Broadcasting System in North America » GRC 3302 / 3303 [LPx2, 16 in., auto. coupling]
    Masterworks from France: Program no. 205 & no. 206
    Love songs from the 15th to the 18th centuries – Jean Français: Quintet for wind instruments
    Various performers.

  41. 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

  42. Harmonia mundi HMU 990 [LP]
    Basses Danses et Chansons 1450-1550
    Le Chansonnier de Marguerite d'Autriche - Le Livre des Basses Danses de Marguerite d'Autriche
    Clemencic Consort - René Clemencic, dir

  43. Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1453 [CD]
    Une Fête chez Rabelais
    Chansons et pièces instrumentales
    Ensemble Clément Janequin - Dominique Visse

  44. Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7314
    Bread, Wine & Song
    Music & Feasting in Renaissance Europe
    Orlando Consort

  45. Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7418 [CD]
    Medieval Christmas - Noël médiévaux
    Tenth- to Sixteenth-Century secular & liturgical music for Feasts days
    Orlando Consort

  46. Hilliard Live HL 1002
    For Ockeghem
    The Hilliard Ensemble

  47. HMV-Gramophone HMS 31 [78rpm]
    Instrumental Ensemble: 15th-16th Centuries
    Viols of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
    Instrumental Ensembles

  48. Hyperion 67368
    Dufay: Missa "Puisque je vis" / Motets
    Binchois Consort - Andrew Kirkman

  49. K617 056 (Collection Mémoire Musicale de la Lorraine)
    La Chapelle des chantres des Ducs de Lorraine
    Thérache / Lasson / Motets de Lorraine
    Ensemble Cantus Figuratus / La Traditora - Dominique Vellard

  50. Koch International Classics 3-7429-2H1
    I Love Lucette
    French Theatrical Chansons
    Hesperus

  51. Kontrapunkt KP 32082 [CD]
    Memoria mortis - Motet Cycles of the Late XVth Century
    Loyset Compère & Josquin Desprez
    Ensemble Charneyron - Peter W. Christoffersen, dir.

  52. Ligia Digital lidi0202217-10 [CD]
    Ockeghem et Compère
    Musique au temps d'Anne de France
    La Main Harmonique – Frédéric Bétous, dir.

  53. Metronome 1002
    Loyset Compère
    Mass, Motets, Songs
    Orlando Consort

  54. Metronome 1015
    Passion
    Orlando Consort

  55. Metronome 1023
    Music for Mona Lisa
    Concordia - Mark Levy

  56. Micrologus CDM 0025.13.1 [CD]
    Lucrezia: La figlia del Papa Borgia
    Medusa - Patrizia Bovi

  57. Musical Heritage Society MHS 922059 / 60 [LP]
    Hail, Divine Mother
    Flemish music in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, ca. 1500
    Cappella Nova - Richard Taruskin, dir.

  58. Musikszene Schweiz 6110
    Aus dem Liederbuch des Johannes Heer von Glarus
    Ensemble Ludwig Senfl - Michel Piguet

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

  60. L'Oiseau-lyre (France) OLLD 81 [LP, mono]
    Musiciens de la cour de Bourgogne, vol. II
    Maîtrise (avec choeur de flûtes à bec) de la Chapelle de Bourgogne - Bernardin Van Eeckhout, dir.

  61. L'Oiseau-Lyre "Florilegium" DSLO 12BB 203-6 [4 LPs]
    Musicke of Sundrie Kindes
    An Introduction to Secular Renaissance Music, 1480-1620
    The Consort of Musicke, - Anthony Rooley, dir.

  62. Pan Classics 10246
    Frottole
    Songs from the courts of Renaissance Italy
    Ulrike Hofbauer / Modena Consort

  63. Phaedra 92069
    La déclinaison de la femme
    Around Margaret of Austria
    Encantar

  64. Philips N 0993R [LP, mono, 25cm]
    La fleur des chansons d'amour
    Ensemble vocal Roger Blanchard - Roger Blanchard, dir.

  65. 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.

  66. Pneuma « Colección Historica / Renacimiento » PN-1320 [CD]
    L'Amore mi fa sollazar
    Concierto de música renacentista para instrumentos diseñados por Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
    Música Antigua – Eduardo Paniagua, dir.

  67. Quilisma 402
    Nesciens Mater
    Choral works of Jean Mouton
    The Gentlemen of St. John's - Graham Walker

  68. Ramée 0902
    O gente brunette
    Renaissance singer-composers of Picardy
    Odhecaton - Paolo Da Col

  69. Studio SM 33-05 [LP, mono]
    Polyphonie sacrée en France (XIe au XXe Siècle)
    Choeur de la Cathédrale de Dijon et Ensemble instrumental - Samson, dir.

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

  71. Swedish Society Discofil SLT 33185 [LP, stereo]
    Medeltida Konsert musik mellan 1300-1600
    aka on Telefunken: Heiteres Mittelalters
    Studio der frühen Musik

  72. Tall Poppies 141
    The Ockeghem Legacy
    Sydney Chamber Choir - Nicholas Routley

  73. Teldec AW 642625 [LP]
    Blockflötenmusik der Renaissance
    Niederlande
    Wiener Blockflöten Ensemble

  74. Telefunken "Das Alte Werk" SAWT 9561 / 2 [LPx2]
    Staatsmusik der Renaissance
    Capella Antiqua, München - Konrad Ruhland, cond.

  75. Titanic 21 (LP)
    In Praise of Folly
    A musical voyage through Erasmus's 16th century
    Greenwood Consort - Boris Nelson

  76. VDC 02 - SM 62
    De Virgine
    Chant grégorien & polyphonies à la Vierge - Gregorian chant & motets dedicated to the Virgin Mary
    Voci da Capella, Octuor d'hommes - Francis Got, dir.

  77. Willaert AW 1/77 [LP]
    Adrian-Willaert-Ensemble Freiburg
    Dufay – Dunstable – Ockeghem – Desprez – Willaert – Compère – van Ghizeghem
    Adrian-Willaert-Ensemble Freiburg

Reissues

(or otherwise duplicated)

  1. The Gramophone Shop "L'Anthologie Sonore" (71-80) [78rpm x 10]
    A synthesis of the musical arts: 14th to 18th centuries, vol. VIII
    Various performers

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

  3. Archiv 445 667-2 (box, 445 668 / 445 674 on CD) [CDx7]
    The flowering of Renaissance choral music
    Geistliche Musik der Renaissance - Musique sacrée de la Renaissance
    Pro Cantione Antiqua - Bruno Turner, dir.

  4. 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

  5. Le Chant du Monde LDX 8180 / 81 [LPx2]
    Musique d'Autrefois
    Groupe vocal et Ensemble instrumental anciens - Chaillé, dir.

  6. Coro 16064 (4 CDs)
    Hilliard Live - The Collection
    The Hilliard Ensemble

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

  8. The Gramophone Shop "L'Anthologie Sonore" [78rpm x 169 + LPs]
    L'Anthologie sonore
    Various performers

  9. Harmonia Mundi 290838.40 (3 CDs)
    Chansons de la Renaissance
    Janequin / Josquin / etc.
    Ensemble Clément Janequin - Dominique Visse

  10. Harmonia Mundi HMX 290 8016.20 [CDx5]
    Musique de la Renaissance Music
    L'Europe Musicale au XVe et XVIe siècles
    Various Ensembles

  11. Harmonia Mundi "Century" HMX 290 8171 [CD]
    Chansons, Madrigaux & Songs à la Renaissance (1500-1600) / Songs & Madrigals from the Renaissance
    Chansons de la Renaissance / Songs of the Renaissance
    Various performers

  12. Harmonia Mundi 590 8224 [CDx2]
    Les Plaisirs du Palais
    Clemens non Papa / Sermisy / etc.
    Ensemble Clément Janequin - Dominique Visse, dir.

  13. Haydn Society "L'Anthologie sonore" AS 4 [LP]
    L'Anthologie Sonore, volume I - Gregorian Chant to the 16th Century
    Record 4 - The 15th Century
    Soloists and Ensembles including the Pro Musica Antiqua Society, Brussels - Safford Cape, dir.
    and Les Paraphonistes de St-Jean des Matines - Guillaume de Van, dir.

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

  15. Metronome 1041
    Music and Art in Renaissance Florence
    Robin Blaze / Concordia - Mark Levy

  16. Metronome 1075
    Raphael - The Music of the Courtier
    Orlando Consort / Concordia / I Fagiolini / Christopher Wilson

  17. L'Oiseau-Lyre "Florilegium" SPA 547 [LP]
    The World of Early Music
    Sampler
    The Consort of Musicke - Anthony Rooley, dir.

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

  19. Telefunken " Das Alte Werk" TK 11515-1 & 11515-2 [LPx2]
    Musik der Dürerzeit - Music during the Age of Durer
    Monteverdi Chor, Hamburg - Jurgen Jurgens, dir.; Capella Antiqua, München - Konrad Ruhland, dir.; Studio der frühen Musik - Thomas Binkley, dir.

  20. Virgin Edition 7243 5 61334 2 6 (2 CDs; mid-priced)
    The Art of the Netherlands
    Early Music Consort of London - David Munrow

  21. Vox "Turnabout" TV S 34512 [LP]
    The Wandering Musicians
    Flemish composers in Renaissance Italy
    The Boston Camerata - Joël Cohen, dir.


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