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Diastematica - Gothic Voices (2), Christopher Page - The Earliest Songbook In England (CD, Album)

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  1. The Earliest Songbook in England. Cambridge University Library MS Ff. I. 17 (1) A simply superb CD Gothic Voices, Christopher Page. There is remarkable beauty in these varied pieces, beauty that is brought out in the superb singing of this ensemble.
  2. The "earliest songbook in England" is a manuscript in Cambridge University Library, probably written around , which only survived to the present day because the pages were used as flyleaves for another book rather than discarded completely. Gothic Voices have here recorded the greater part of the content, a very varied repertoire indeed/5(7).
  3. Originally founded in by the scholar and musician Christopher Page, Gothic Voices has gone on to record twenty-five albums, three of which won the coveted Gramophone Early Music Award. Its first recording A feather on the breath of God – Sequences and Hymns by Saint Hildegard of Bingen still remains one of the best-selling recordings of.
  4. The Earliest Songbook in England. Helios: CDH Buy CD or download online. Gothic Voices, Christopher PagePrice: $
  5. Gothic Voices continues to evolve, producing imaginative programmes and giving authoritative performances of great beauty. Gothic Voices’s ground-breaking recording of the music of Hildegard of Bingen, A Feather on the Breath of God, remains one of the best-selling recordings of pre-classical music ever made. Since the ensemble was founded in.
  6. The "earliest songbook in England" is a manuscript in Cambridge University Library, probably written around , which only survived to the present day because the pages were used as flyleaves for another book rather than discarded completely. Gothic Voices have here recorded the greater part of the content, a very varied repertoire indeed/5(6).
  7. Page has devoted a prolific corner of his life to using music to bridge the historical gap between human beings: Gothic Voices, the vocal ensemble he has directed since its founding in The group, clearly one of the world's leaders in the performance of medieval music, gives concerts quite frequently in England, as well as continental.
  8. Probably copied around , this songbook was discarded within a generation or so and used as flyleaves for another book. It was poorly written, decayed and damp, marred by stains and the ravages of time, but because the pages were being used for another purpose, some unknown benefactor preserved this wealth of music and poetry. The songbook then remained hidden for some six hundred years.
  9. CD 2. Music in Italy, A Song for Francesca. Music in Italy, The Earliest Songbook in England. The Earliest Songbook in England. Gothic Voices - Christopher Page. Hyperion Gothic Voices - Christopher Page. Hyperion Hyperion «Helios» CDH Contents: Juan del Encina: Mi libertad en sosiego.

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