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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #620 on: March 03, 2015, 05:38:56 PM »
This recording by Doulce Memoire is outstanding.

Been getting a lot of plays here as of late~

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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #621 on: March 03, 2015, 07:01:09 PM »
I am relatively new to this board and I am delighted to have discovered this thread. I like Early Music but I really do not know a lot about it relative to other eras. I therefore look forward to spending some time reading this thread in order to enlighten myself and further educate myself in the beauties of this sound world.

There are members who contribute to this thread who are more knowledgeable than I, but the most representative and reasonably priced introduction to early music I can think of is this box from Naxos:



While it mainly has movements from larger works it will expose you to a large selection composers and ensembles so that through it you can find ones you may wish to study in more depth.  Generally good performances.
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #622 on: March 03, 2015, 10:38:31 PM »
I wish the Huelgas Ensemble's Labyrinth box set was still available, that would have been my primary recommendation... ::)



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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #623 on: March 04, 2015, 12:07:34 AM »
I am jealous!  ??? :) That has on my shopping list forever.... ::)
Just in case you don't already have, it a recommendation of a set with two of their other reocrdings:



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That looks really interesting Q! Thanks for posting it!! [the one click purchase button is an evil invention!]
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #624 on: March 04, 2015, 03:42:41 AM »
I wish the Huelgas Ensemble's Labyrinth box set was still available, that would have been my primary recommendation... ::)



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You're right; I have this but don't think of it; for some reason thinking their recordings only as the individuals.  I did not know it was hard to find.

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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #625 on: March 04, 2015, 06:32:05 AM »
Al-Hadiqat Al-Adai'a (El Jardí Perdut): Música I Poesia Andalusí a la València dels S. XII-XIII)



Music from Andalusian Spain sung in Arabic. (posted for the description not the download, which won't work anyway)
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #626 on: March 04, 2015, 07:57:24 AM »
Nice recording by the group Discantus, featuring Brigitte Lesne : Binchois, Argument of Beauty


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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #627 on: March 04, 2015, 08:17:03 AM »
Guillaume De Machaut : Sacred & Secular Music, by Ensemble Gilles Binchois - excellent boxset very reasonably priced.



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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #628 on: March 04, 2015, 08:35:54 AM »
Guillaume De Machaut : Sacred & Secular Music, by Ensemble Gilles Binchois - excellent boxset very reasonably priced.
I'll second that recommendation.
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #629 on: March 04, 2015, 09:08:12 AM »
There are members who contribute to this thread who are more knowledgeable than I, but the most representative and reasonably priced introduction to early music I can think of is this box from Naxos:



While it mainly has movements from larger works it will expose you to a large selection composers and ensembles so that through it you can find ones you may wish to study in more depth.  Generally good performances.

Thank you for your help and recommendation; I will investigate that box set on the Naxos website.
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #630 on: March 04, 2015, 09:13:23 AM »
I wish the Huelgas Ensemble's Labyrinth box set was still available, that would have been my primary recommendation... ::)



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I have just checked this one out on Amazon UK and it is availabel new; the price ranges from £279.99 to £349.99  :o
Some of you guys are sitting on a nice one there  ;)
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #631 on: March 04, 2015, 09:17:39 AM »
Guillaume De Machaut : Sacred & Secular Music, by Ensemble Gilles Binchois - excellent boxset very reasonably priced.



That one looks interesting.
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« Reply #632 on: March 04, 2015, 09:20:07 AM »
That one looks interesting.

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It is excellent!  :)
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #633 on: March 04, 2015, 09:51:15 AM »
When L'oiseau Lyre/Decca released their Baroque compilation last year I remember reading that they were planning to make two additional sets: one focused on Early Music and one on the Renaissance. Does anybody know anything about the progress of these projects?

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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #634 on: March 04, 2015, 12:31:36 PM »
When L'oiseau Lyre/Decca released their Baroque compilation last year I remember reading that they were planning to make two additional sets: one focused on Early Music and one on the Renaissance. Does anybody know anything about the progress of these projects?



I would love to find it but I can't.  However, I forgot about this one, which I bought a long time ago (must have been in the '70s) and still enjoy:

The Art of Courtly Love
David Munrow | The Early Music Consort of London


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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #635 on: March 04, 2015, 12:40:00 PM »

The Art of Courtly Love
David Munrow | The Early Music Consort of London




I had great admiration for Munrow and have a few of his recordings; I may have that one on vinyl but not too sure.
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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #636 on: March 05, 2015, 01:09:51 PM »
Do try these two works [Musical Entertainments] for a bit of musical fun, in particular the Festino nella sera del giovedi grasso avanti cena…


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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #637 on: March 08, 2015, 06:43:23 AM »
Wert : Five Part Madrigals



Excellent recording.

Giaches de Wert (also Jacques/Jaches de Wert, Giaches de Vuert; 1535 – 6 May 1596) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance, active in Italy. Intimately connected with the progressive musical center of Ferrara, he was one of the leaders in developing the style of the late Renaissance madrigal. He was one of the most influential of late sixteenth-century madrigal composers, particularly on Claudio Monteverdi, and his later music was formative on the development of music of the early Baroque era.

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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #638 on: March 09, 2015, 11:47:10 AM »
Masters from Flanders: Polyphony from the 15th & 16th century a ten volume series featuring Capella Sancti Michaelis and Currende Consort (Erik van Nevel).  It appears to be available only in digital formatting, and on most streaming services (I found all ten volumes on Spotify).

Seems to be a very good survey of this period.


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Re: The Early Music Club (EMC)
« Reply #639 on: March 09, 2015, 02:50:12 PM »
Masters from Flanders: Polyphony from the 15th & 16th century a ten volume series featuring Capella Sancti Michaelis and Currende Consort (Erik van Nevel).  It appears to be available only in digital formatting, and on most streaming services (I found all ten volumes on Spotify).

Seems to be a very good survey of this period.



It seems like used copies exist in the MP. 

Contents:
CD I: Adriaan Willaert and Italy
Cypriano De Rore
Giaches De Wert
Giovanni De Macque

CD 2: Philippe Rogier And Spain
Georges De La Hèle
Gerard Van Turnhout
Pierre De Manchicourt
Mateo Romero

CD 3: Orlandus Lassus
Ivo De Vento
Johannes De Fossa
Balduin Hoyoul

CD 4: 16th Century Songs and Dances from Flanders
Tielman Susato
Anonymous
Jheronimus Venders
Pierre de la Rue
Clemens Non Papa
Pierre Phalèse
Nicolas Liégois
Heinrich Isaac
Cornelis Boscoop
Ludovicus Episcopius

CD 5: Philippus De Monte and the Habsburgers
Jacobus Vaet
Alexander Utendal
Jacob Regnart
Arnold Von Bruck
Carolus Luython
Lambert De Sayve

CD 6: Nicolaas Gombert and the Court of Charles V
Clemens Non Papa
Thomas Crequillon

CD 7: Isaac, Obrecht, de la Rue

CD 8: Josquin des Prez

CD 9: Johannes Ockeghem and France
Loyset Compère
Antonius Divitis
Johannes Prioris
Antoine De Févin

CD 10: Guillaume Dufay and Burgundy
Antoine Busnois
Gilles Binchois
Alexander Agricola
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