Flemish Dance and Songbooks — The Early Performers

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Program: #09-18, Air Date: 04/27/09

A look back at some of the early dance recordings: the Capella Antiqua, Musica Aurea, Musica Reservata, and the Early Music Consort of London.

NOTE: Most of the dances from these recordings are from one publication: Tilman Susato's 1551 Het derde musyck boexken...alder hande danserye ("The Third Music Book") published in Antwerp. Other works will be so noted.We continue our association with our partners at the Tourist Office for Flanders, Belgium. For more general information on Flanders, you may contact the tourist office at:

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Flemish Dance and Songbooks:
The Early Performers

A look back at some of the early dance recordings: the Capella Antiqua, Musica Aurea, Musica Reservata, and the Early Music Consort of London.

I. Love Songs and Dances from the Renaissance--Capella Antiqua of Munich/Konrad Ruhland (from 1968--Christophorus CD CHE 0020-2)

--(Susato--after Josquin): Pavane, "Mille regretz"
--ANTOINE BRUMEL: Vray dieu d'amours
--JACOB REGNART: Wann ich gedenk der Stund
--JACOBUS CLEMENS non PAPA: Chorale for three male voices on the old Flemish song "Ich sag ade"

II. 16th Century French Dance Music--Musica Reservata/Michael Morrow (from 1971--Boston Skyline CD BSD 123)

--Susato: Hoboeckendans, Tourdion, Branle simple, La Mourisque
--(Susato, after Claudin de Sermisy): C'est a grant tort
--Susato: Pavane, "J'ameroye mieus dormir seulette"
--(Susato, after Clement Janequin): Il estoit une fillette
--(Susato, after Pierre Passereau): Pourquoy donc

III. Dances of the Renaissance--Musica Aurea/Jean Wolteche (from 1972--Boston Skyline CD BSD 138)

(Ten Dances from Susato's 1551 collection):

--Entree du Fol
--Bergerette "Sans roch"
--Pavane & galliarde "Mille ducats"
--Galliarde 1
--Galliarde 13
--Galliarde "Le tout"
--Allemande 5
--Allemande 8 & tripla
--Ronde 3
--Branle "Mon amy"

IV. Renaissance Dance Band--Early Music Consort of London/David Munrow (from 1971--Testament CD SBD 1080)

(Twelve Dances from Susato's 1551 collection):

--La Mourisque
--Branle quatre branles
--Ronde & Salterelle
--Ronde "Mon amy"
--Allemaigne & Recoupe
--Pavane, "Mille regretz"
--Bergerette "Sans roch" & Reprise
--Danse du roy
--Ronde
--Passe et medio & Reprinse "Le Pingue"
--Ronde
--Pavane "La Bataille"

Composer Info

ANTOINE BRUMEL, JACOB REGNART, JACOBUS CLEMENS,

CD Info

Christophorus CD CHE 0020-2, Boston Skyline CD BSD 123, Boston Skyline CD BSD 138, Testament CD SBD 1080,