Machaut: Poetry Readings

Several of Machaut's unscored poetry has been read on record. A partial listing follows.

Although these poems certainly have important lyrics, there are presently no plans to include them here. Perhaps this will be done over the longer term.

Dame, qui weult vostre droit

Listed as R16 in the standard references, but surviving without music.

    No known recording

La, firent mains divers acors

Le Remède de Fortune

  1. Harmonic Records H/CD 8825
    Machaut: Ballades, Rondeaux, Virelais, Motets
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard, dir.
    Rec.: 1988

  2. Mirror Music Mi 00006/00009 [4 LPs, including Mi 7a (Mass) also released separately]
    Guillaume de Machaut - Le Livre Du Voir Dis & La Messe de Nostre Dame
    Les Menestrels, Wien & Mozart-Sängerknaben, Wien - Klaus Walter, Michel Walter & Eva Brunner, dirs.
    Rec.: 1978

Long sont mi jour

Le Voir Dit

  1. Harmonic Records H/CD 8825
    Machaut: Ballades, Rondeaux, Virelais, Motets
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard, dir.
    Rec.: 1988

Mon cuer, ma suer

Le Voir Dit

  1. Harmonic Records H/CD 8825
    Machaut: Ballades, Rondeaux, Virelais, Motets
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard, dir.
    Rec.: 1988

Qui des couleurs

La Louange des Dames

  1. Harmonic Records H/CD 8825
    Machaut: Ballades, Rondeaux, Virelais, Motets
    Ensemble Gilles Binchois - Dominique Vellard, dir.
    Rec.: 1988


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