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The Rose, the Lily & the Whortleberry: Medieval Gardens ()

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composed by Alexander Agricola, Anonymous, Codex Bamberg, Anonymous, English, Anonymous, French, Anonymous, Spanish, Antoine Brumel, Carpentras (Elzear Genet), Cipriano de Rore, Claudin de Sermisy, Dominique Phinot, Francisco Guerrero, Gabriel Mena, Jacques Arcadelt

With this disc, the Orlando Consort follows the direction laid down by its successful Food, Wine & Song release of a few years back -- and the group outdoes itself. The Rose, the Lily & the Whortleberry takes as its musical point of departure the idea of the garden, which was central to the expressive culture of both the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Images of flowers and gardens drove both the secular and often erotic language of courtly love and a great deal of religious musical thinking, as well, and one ...

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  1. Rose, liz, rondeau for 4 voices
  2. El mois de mai - De se debent - Kyrie
  3. Hé marotele / En praerie / Aptat, motet
  4. Passerose de beauté
  5. Flos regalis virginalis, conductus for 3 voice
  6. Missa Flos Regalis: Agnus Dei
  7. Quam pulchra es, for 3 voices
  8. Soubz les branches / En la rousée / Jolis mois de may, chanson (from Dijon, Burgundy)
  9. Royne des flours, chanson
  10. Dindirín, dindirín, romance
  11. En la fuente del Rosel, villancico for 4 voices
  12. Hortus Conclusus
  13. Aquella Mora Garrida
  14. Quasi cedrus, motet
  15. Changeons propos, chanson
  16. Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas for 4 voices
  17. Vidi speciosam, motet
  18. Haec est illa dulcis rosa / Salve, motet
  19. Da le belle contrade d'oriente, madrigal
  20. I vaghi fiori e l'amorose fronde, madrigal for 4 voices, S. 7/46
  21. Ecce tu pulcher es, motet
  22. Des herbes ai assés, chanson
  23. Au ioly bocquet croist la violette, chanson
  24. O flos campi, motet
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The Rose, the Lily & the Whortleberry: Medieval Gardens
2006, Harmonia Mundi

UPC: 093046739829

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