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Instruments of the Middle Ages & Renaissance | Virgin - Veritas 3858112

Instruments of the Middle Ages & Renaissance

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Label: Virgin - Veritas

Cat No: 3858112

Barcode: 0094638581123

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 2nd April 2007

Contents

Artists

The Early Music Consort of London

Conductor

David Munrow

Artists

The Early Music Consort of London

Conductor

David Munrow

About

Contents:

CD 1: The Middle Ages
1. Shawm: Saltarello (anon. 14th dentury, Italian)
2. Reed pipe: Shepherd’s tune (trad. Syrian)
3. Bagpipes: (a) Cylindrical chanter: Saltarello; (b) Conical chanter: Dame, se vous m’estés (Machaut)
4. Bladder pipes: Pastourelle ‘Au tans d’aost’, (Chansonnier Cangé, 13th century, French)
5. Panpipes: Chanson à refrain ‘A prisai qu’en chantant plour’ (Chansonnier Cangé)
6. Transverse flute: Minnesinger melody ‘Ach owê, daz nâch liebe ergât’ (Master Alexander, late 13th century)
7. Six-holed pipe: Chanson pieuse ‘Dou tres douz non’ (with Jew’s harp) (Thibaut of Navarre)
8. Double pipes: Virelai ‘Gracieusette’ (Jehan de Lescurel)
9. Pipe and tabor: Dansa ‘Ben volgra, s’esser poges’ (Guiraut d’Espanha de Toloza)
10. Recorder: English Te Deum (anon. c.1300)
11. Gemshorn: Chansonnette ‘Quant je voy iver retorner’ (Colin Muset)
12. Portative organ: Madrigal ‘Ay, sconsolato ed amoroso’ (Vincenzo da Rimini)   
13. Positive organ: Estampie (Robertsbridge fragment, English, c.1320)   
14. Hurdy-gurdy: Chanson ‘Joliveté et bone amor’ (Jehan d’Esquiri)
15. Clavichord: ‘Ellend du hast’ (Conrad Paumann)
16. Trumpet I: (a) Clarion: Fanfare ‘Untarn slaf tut den sumer wol’ (Herman, Monk of Salzburg); (b) Buisine: Fanfare ‘ad modum tubae’ (Dufay)
17. Trumpet II: (a) Cowhorn: Ballade ‘De moi doloureus’ (Gillebert de Berneville); (b) Medieval cornet: ‘Das Nachthorn’ (Herman, Monk of Salzburg); (c) Slide trumpet_ Geisslerlied ‘Maria muoter reinû maît’ (anon. German, 1349); (d) Ensemble: medieval cornett
18. Harp: (a) Metal strung: Lai ‘Qui porroit un guierredon’ (Chansonnier Cangé); (b) Gut strung: Dance tune (ascr. Tassin, 13th century)   
19. Lyre: Goliard melody ‘O Roma nobilis’ (anon. 11th century)
20. Psaltery: Hymn to St Magnus ‘Nobilis humilis’ (Orkney Isles, 12th century)
21. Dulcimer: Madrigal ‘Tanto soavemente’ (Jacopo da Bologna)
22. Lute: Madrigal ‘Di novo è giunto’ (Jacopo da Bologna)
23. Mandora: Chanson ‘Amours que porra’ (Thibaut de Blason)
24. Long-necked lute: ‘Aquel que de voontade’ from the Cantigas de Santa Maria (Alfonso X el Sabio)   
25. Cittern: Virelai ‘Quant je sui mis’ (Machaut)
26. Citole: English dance (anon. 13th century)
27. Rebec: La septime estampie real (anon. 13th century, French)
28. Fiddle: Ballata ‘Poi che da te mi convien’ (Landini)
29. Bowed lyre: Virelai ‘Comment qu’a moy’ (Machaut)
30. Tromba marina: Improvised fanfare – Motet ‘Quant ie le voi’ (Roman de Fauvel)

CD 2: The Renaissance
1. Shawm:: Two courantes from Newe teutsche weltliche Gesänglein, 1613 (Samuel Voelckel)
2. Curtal: Chanson ‘Ce qui souloit’ (Tielman Susato, after Pierre Sandrin)
3. Rackett: Caro ortolano from Il primo libro di balli, 1578 (Giorgio Mainerio)
4. Crumhorn: Padouana from Banchetto Musicale, 1617 (Johann Schein)
5. Cornamuse: Bicinium ‘Le cuer de vous’ from Georg Rhaw’s Bicinia gallica et latina, 1545 (Antonio Gardano)
6. Kortholt: Bicinium ‘Mon petit cueur’ from Bicinia gallica et latina, 1545 (Guillaume le Heurteur)
7. Rauschpfeife: Three Bransles Doubles from Terpsichore, 1612 (Praetorius)
8. Flute: Chanson ‘Amour me poingt’ from Attaingnant’s second book of Chansons musicales, 1533 (Claudin de Sermisy)
9. Recorder (a): 8′ consort: Chanson ‘Hellas! Amour’ from Attaingnant's second book of Chansons musicales, 1533 (Guillaume le Heurteur)    2:18
10. Recorder (b): 4′ consort: The Fairie Round from Pavans, Galliards, Almains and other short aeirs, 1599 (Anthony Holborne)
11. Renaissance organ: Entrada réal (Pedro de Soto)
12. Regal: (a) Prelude ‘Ascensus simplex’ (Conrad Paumann); (b) ‘Min Hertz hat sich ser gefröwet’ from the Buxheimer Orgelbuch
13. Harpsichord: Toccata from the Naples MS (Giovanni Salvatore)
14. Virginals: Variations on the Tomanesca from the Dublin Virginal Book, c.1570
15. Xylophone: Ballo Francese from Il primo libro di balli, 1578 (Mainerio)
16. Trumpet: (a) unmuted; (b) muted: Toccata from Orfeo (Monteverdi)
17. Sackbut: (a) solo: Adagio and Allegro from Sonata for trombone, two violins and continuo (Biber); (b) consort: ‘Lobt Gott ihr Christen alle gleich’ from Musae Sionae IV (Praetorius)
18. Cornett: Canzona for ‘due canti’ from Canzoni da sonare, 1634 (Frescobaldi)
19. Alto and tenor cornett: Bicinium ‘Amour cruel’ from Bicinia gallica et latina, 1545 (Pierre de Manchicourt)
20. Serpent: Canzona quarta for ‘basso solo’ from Canzoni da sonare, 1643 (Frescobaldi)
21. Lute: ‘Orlando sleepeth’ (Dowland)
22. Theorbo: A Fancy – Praelude, or Voluntary from Musick’s Monument, 1676 (Thomas Mace)
23. Mandora: Ballo Anglese from Il primo libro di balli, 1578 (Mainerio)
24. Cittern: Galliarde for cittern and bass from The Cittharn Schoole, 1597 (Anthony Holborne)
25. Ceterone: Toccata prima from the Intavolatura di liuto, et di chitarrone, 1623 (Alessandro Piccinini)
26. Bandora: Galliard from the Braye Bandora MS, c.1600 (Dowland)
27. Orpharion: Duet ‘Le Rossignol’ from Jane Pickering’s Lute Book, 1616
28. Vihuela: Fantasia XI from El Maestro, 1536 (Luis Milán)
29. Guitar: Pavana (Variations on the Romanesca) from the Braye Lute Book, c.1560 (anon. 16th century)
30. Viol: (a) consort: Fantasy in four parts (William Byrd); (b) Lyra viol: Duet ‘Forget me not’ (Thomas Ford)
31. Violin: La volta (anon. 16th century)

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