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THE CLOISTERS - MUSIC FROM MEDIEVAL EUROPE


Price: $14.95
Item Number: MM171
Untitled Document
Commissioned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in celebration of the 75th anniversary of its Cloisters Museum & Gardens branch, this beautiful CD features a selection of recordings by the leading early music ensembles, all of whom have performed at the Met.  The carefully selected medieval and early Renaissance music heard on this CD includes both vocal and instrumental performances of sacred and secular works.  You will be surprised just how pleasing and relaxing this music is.  Running Time:  62:57
TRACK LIST

1.    Lionheart
Panga Melos Lacrimosum  (3:36)

2.    The Baltimore Consort
A Jigge Ye Firste (2:45)
 
3.    The Waverly Consort
Nostre Quod Providerat; Gabriel, Fram Heven-King  (2:55)
 
4.    Pomerium
In hydraulis (7:00)

5.    The Newberry Consort
Ciaccona (2:41)

6.    Chanticleer
O virgo virginum  (7:04)

7.    The Baltimore Consort
My Hearty Service (4:50)

8.    Chanticleer
Sive vigilem  (3:45)

9.    Trefoil
Co la madre del beato  (2:13)
 

10.    Sequentia
O virtus sapientiae (Antiphona) (2:48)

11.   The Hilliard Ensemble
Absent I Am
   (2:59)
 
12.   The Baltimore Consort
 Howell’s Delight  (3:57)
 
13.   The Orlando Consort
 Ave color vini clari  (2:50)

14.   The Waverly Consort
Por vida de mis ojos (Villancico)  (2:14)

15.   Sequentia
Interludium  (3:03)
 
16.   Anonymous 4
Amours Mi Font Souffrir  (2:39)

17.   The Orlando Consort
Flos Regalis Virginalis  (3:30)
   

18.   Trefoil
Tout par compas  (1:29)
   
ARTWORK
 
Cuxa Cloister. From the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa, near Perpignan, France, ca. 1130–40.  [CD Cover]

Workshop of Robert Campin
Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece). Netherlandish, ca. 1375–1444.

Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg
The Duke on a Journey. From The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Franco-Netherlandish, active in France by 1399–1416.

Playing Card with a Jack. From a set of fifty-two playing cards. South Netherlandish, ca. 1470–85  [CD Back Cover]

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