A Song for Francesca
Rogers Covey-Crump : discography


Hyperion CDA66286

Playing time: 50'30

Recorded in the Church of St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead, London, on 28, 29 September 1987

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A Song for Francesca

Music in Italy, 1330 - 1430


Gothic Voices


Contents:

 1.  Astio non mori mai (Andreas de Florentia) ballata [2:58] 
 2.  Per la ver'onesta (Andreas de Florentia) ballata [3:57] 
 3.  Quando i oselli canta (anonymous) madrigal [1:56] 
 4.  Constantia (anonymous (Faenza codex)) [2:58] 
 5.  Quando la stella (Johannes de Florentia) madrigal [3:10] 
 6.  Amor mi fa cantar a la Francesca (anonymous) ballata [3:29] 
 7.  Non na el so amante (anonymous (Faenza codex: after Jacopo da Bologna)) [2:35] 
 8.  Ochi dolenti mie (Francesco Landini) ballata [2:45] 
 9.  Per seguir la speranca (Francesco Landini) ballata [3:30] 
 10.  O regina seculi/Reparatrix Maria (anonymous) [2:22] 
 11.  Quel fronte signorille in paradiso (Guillaume Dufay) [2:31] 
 12.  Puisque je suy amoureux (Richard Loqueville) rondeau [2:52] 
 13.  Pour mesdisans ne pour leur faulx parler (Richard Loqueville) [1:49] 
 14.  Plaindre m'estuet (Hugo de Lantins) rondeau [4:27] 
 15.  Je demande ma bienvenue (Jean Haucourt) rondeau [1:45] 
 16.  Confort d'amours (anonymous) rondeau [3:43] 
 17.  Qui ne veroit que vos deulx yeulx (Richard Loqueville) rondeau [1:08] 
 18.  Va t'ent souspir (Estienne Grossin) [1:36] 


Performers:

MARGARET PHILPOT contralto, CAROLINE TREVOR alto
ROGERS COVEY-CRUMP, JOHN MARK AINSLEY, LEIGH NIXON tenors
with ANDREW LAWRENCE-KING medieval harp
CHRISTOPHER PAGE director / medieval harp


Reviews:

'The Hyperion recording is a model of its kind' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Another of Gothic Voices' beautifully planned medieval programmes' (The Observer)

'Performances which stimulate the mind and invariably cosset the ear ... these vibrant performances are matched by a fine recording in the Hyperion tradition' (Gramophone)

'Another tresure-trove for those who want to explore the neglected beauties of late medieval music' (American Record Guide)