Pierre de Manchicourt

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Program: #04-10, Air Date: 03/01/04

All of the music on this program is from the recording Manchicourt with the Huelgas Ensemble directed by Paul van Nevel.

This 16th century Franco-Flemish composer went from the Arras (Atrecht) of his youth to the courts of Brussels and Spain. He lived from c.1510 to 1564. It is on the Sony Vivarte label, and is CD SK 62694.

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--Reges terrae ("Kings of the earth"--motet for Epiphany).

--Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus: Kyrie.

--O Virgo Virginum ("O virgin of virgins").

--Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus: Gloria.

--Long temps mon cueur languissoit ("Long has my heart languished").

--Faulte d'argent, c'est douleur non pareille ("Lack of money is unequalled pain").

--O cruaulte logee en grand beaute ("O cruelty lodged in great beauty").

--Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus: Credo.

--Maria Magdalene (Motet for Mary Magdalene).

--Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus: Sanctus.

--Usquequo piger dormies ("How long wilt thou sleep?").

--Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus: Agnus Dei.

Composer Info

Pierre de Manchicourt (c.1510 to 1564)

CD Info

CD SK 62694