Nowell synge we bothe al and som

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Nowell synge we bothe al and som

Gothic Voices

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At this time of year there’s a proliferation of Christmas carol services and carol concerts, usually containing a mixture of new or recent works and arrangements with a generous helping of traditional favourites. But how might such an event have sounded six hundred years ago in fifteenth-century England? That’s the brilliant conceit behind a new disc from Gothic Voices, a group renowned for its exploration of early music both sacred and secular from Hildegard of Bingen and Guillaume de Machaut onwards. Adorned by a panel from the vividly-coloured Wilton Diptych (familiar to anyone who’s visited the Sainsbury Wing of London’s National Gallery)... read more

At this time of year there’s a proliferation of Christmas carol services and carol concerts, usually containing a mixture of new or recent works and arrangements with a generous helping of traditional favourites. But how might such an event have sounded six hundred years ago in fifteenth-century Eng... read more

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