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Online Mandryka

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Re: Ockeghem's Office
« Reply #20 on: January 09, 2017, 10:00:57 AM »
All the recordings they did I feel is pretty special.

Ockeghem is an extremely interesting composer. This recording is rather special:



I am a great fan of Ockeghem, he is my favourite Renaissance composer of masses, but for some reason I find Missa Cuiusvis Toni hard to enjoy. It's probably me, or is this music really not very interesting to hear?  Which is your favourite mass in the collection, your favourite tone?

I have Kandel's recording, and Sound and Fury, and Clerks Group. None touch the G spot for me so far.

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Re: Ockeghem's Office
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2017, 06:19:50 PM »
Is anybody familiar with this recording?
The performers are unknown to me.



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Re: Ockeghem's Office
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2017, 06:25:49 PM »
Is anybody familiar with this recording?
The performers are unknown to me.



I was just listening to it last week.  Kevin Moll is one of the first generation of HIP/early music musicians, 1970s on.  I think he was involved in many of the L'Oiseau-Lyre EM recordings.  Good stuff.  Sorry, I got him mixed up with someone else, director of Schola Antiqua.  His name was familiar because it came up in some of the material I've been reading about Machaut.  He's  a bit younger than I thought, but a well respected EM scholar.
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Re: Ockeghem's Office
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2017, 09:32:56 AM »


A particularly robust, wide awake, visceral and exciting recording of Ockeghem's Missa Prolationum from Clemencic, I think OVPP or close, and just the voices. The balance is excellent, the ensemble is not dominated by the higher voices at all. The interpretation locates the music in the gothic rather than in the Renaissance: what I mean is that it's not sweet, angelic, smooth.
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