Brussels 5557

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Program: #02-41   Air Date: Oct 14, 2002

The Royal Albert Library in Brussels holds one of the great treasures of music the book celebrating the marriage of the Burgundian Charles the Bold and the English Margaret of York; this week, the Clerk's Group performs music from this window into the 15th century.

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beautiful city of Bruges as the European Cultural Capital 2002.

 

For more information on Bruges 2002 you may visit their website at:

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you may contact the Belgian Tourist Office at:

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The Royal Albert Library in Brussels holds one of the great treasures of

music: The book celebrating the marriage of the Burgundian Duke

Charles the Bold and the English Margaret of York. All of this weeks'

music is from the recording Brussels 5557 on the Signum label (SIGCD015),

and features The Clerk's Group directed by Edward Wickham. It may be

ordered from the distributor, Qualiton, at www.qualiton.com.

 

Anon.: Kyrie Deus creator omnium (Sarum chant).

 

WALTER FRYE (d. 1475): Missa Flos Regalis.

 

JOHN BEDYNGHAM (1422-60): Myn hertis lust; Fortune alas; Mi verry joy.

 

FRYE: Alas, alas, alas.

 

?FRYE/?BEDYNGHAM: So ys emprentid.

 

Anon.: Pryncesse of youthe.

 

JOHN PLUMMER (d. c. 1487): Missa Sine nomine.

Composer Info

WALTER FRYE (d. 1475), JOHN BEDYNGHAM (1422-60), JOHN PLUMMER (d. c. 1487).

CD Info

SIGCD015

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