Category Archives: Early music

Polyphonic chants, Ensemble Organum

Performers: Ensemble Organum, 2003


Graindelavoix: Broederschappen en devotie / Fraternities and devotion

Program: “Broederschappen en devotie”, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ (Wolffinarium), 03 April 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Broadcasted by MAX, NPO (broadcasting company from the Netherlands) in the program Avondconcert live 03 April 2016
Presented by Wouter Pleijsier

Performers:

Graindelavoix:
Voices: Razek François Bitar, Albert Riera, Marius Peterson, Arnout Malfliet, Björn Schmelzer (conductor)

MAANDAG: BROEDERSCHAP VAN SINT ANTONIUS
00:00:56 Introitus Os Justi Gregoriaans
00:04:08 Pierre de la Rue (ca. 1452-1518) Kyrie uit de Missa de Sancto Antonio

DINSDAG: BROEDERSCHAP VAN SINT-ANNA
00:08:20 Alleluia Multiplicabitur que derelicta fuerat Gregoriaans
00:12:19 Jean Mouton (ca. 1459-1522) Celeste beneficium

WOENSDAG: BROEDERSCHAP VAN DE HEILIGE BESNIJDENIS
00:16:58 Josquin des Prez (ca. 1450-1521) O admirabile commercium
00:18:13 Josquin des Prez Quando natus est

DONDERDAG: BROEDERSCHAP VAN HET HEILIG SACRAMENT
00:26:42 Pange Lingua Gregoriaans
00:29:35 Josquin des Prez Sanctus from the Missa Pange Lingua
00:38:26 Loyset Compère (ca. 1445-1518) O salutaris hostia

VRIJDAG: BROEDERSCHAPVAN HET HEILIGE KRUIS
00:44:42 Loyset Compère Officium de Cruce

ZATERDAG: ONZE-LIEVE-VROUWEBROEDERSCHAP
01:07:49 Johannes Ockeghem (ca. 1410-1497) Alma Redemptoris mater
01:13:50 Jacob Obrecht (1457/58-1505) Salve Regina
01:26:40 Kleine berceuse

01:28:25 Interview with the conductor Björn Schmelzer


Virelais, ballads and roundels of Guillaume de Machaut

“Mon chant vous envoy”
Virelais, ballads and roundels of Guillaume de Machaut

Recorded at Lemberg Castle, 26. 7. 2013
during Seviqc Brežice, the Early music festival

Performers:
Marc Mauillon (voice)
Vivabiancaluna Biffi (medieval fiddle, voice)
Angélique Mauillon (gothic harp, voice)
Pierre Hamon (medieval flutes, bagpipe, drum)

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‘Tantum Ergo’ (by Ensemble Organum)

“Chant Corse” (Corsican chant) from CD “Manuscrits franciscains (17th-18th century)”

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Musique de la Grèce antique

Musique de la Grèce antique” (CD Harmonia Mundi)
Performers: Atrium Musica de Madrid & Gregorio Paniagua

1. Anakrousis. Orestes Stasimo 3’03
2. Fragmenrs instrumentaux de Conrrapollinopolis 0’59
3. 1re Hymne Delphique à Apollon 4’50
4. Plainte de Tecmessa l’16
5. Papyrus Wien 29825 – G 13763/1494 4’58
6. Hymne au Soleil l’55
7. Hymne à la Muse 0’57
8. Hymne à Némésis 1’34
9. Papyrus Michigan 4’05
10. Aenaoi Nefelai 1’25
11. Epitaphe de Seikilos l’51
12. Pean. Papyrus Berlin 6870 1’46
13. Anonymi Bellermann 4’l1
14. 1re Ode Pyhique 1’32
15. Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 2436 1’09
16. Hymne Chrétienne d’Oxyrhynchus 1’30
17. Homero Hyrnnus 0’27
18. Papyrus Zenon. Cairo fragment 0’48
19. Terencio. Hecyra 861 0’24
20. Poem. Mor l, llf. Migne 37,523 0’37
21. 2e Hymne Delphique à Apollon 7’14
22. Papyrus Oslo A/B. Epilogos-Karasrrophe 5’09

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Atrium Musicae was an early music ensemble from MadridSpain, founded in 1964 by Gregorio Paniagua, a Spanish monk.

Perhaps the group’s most famous recording is Musique de la Grèce Antique (Music of Ancient Greece), in which they performed ancient Greek music carefully taken from scattered extant fragments of papyrus. Performing the ancient compositions also meant they had to reconstruct an arsenal of ancient instruments. This ancient music was an important aspect of the group’s live performances during a series of acclaimed international tours. Another well-known recording by the group is their 1976 disc Musique Arabo-Andalouse, which delves into the Hispanic-Moslem music of southern Spain and is credited with creating new interest in the genre. From the late 1970s to the early 1980s the group made a series of recordings dealing with 15th and 16th century popular Spanish songs, then shifted their attention to the New World for the album Las Indias de Espana, a recording of Pre-Columbian music collected from archives.

The group dissolved in the early 1980s. Several members, including Eduardo Paniagua, began solo careers.

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atrium_Musicae_de_Madrid)


Le chant des templiers / Chants of The Knights Templar (by Ensemble Organum)

Le chant des templiers // The Chants of The Knights Templars

Tracks:
1.Le Mystère des Templiers- intro then;track 16;”Antiphona: Crucem sanctam
Anonymous, Manuscript of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in the 12th century”

2.Le chant des templiers(album) :(tracks:)
1.Crucem Sanctam (Antiphona)

2. Benedicat Nos Deus – Responsorium

3. Honor Virtus et Potestas – Responsorium
Ensemble Organum

4. Te Deum Patrem Ingenitum – Antiphona ad Magnificat

5. Media Vita in Morte Sumus (Responsorium)

6. Kyrie Eleison

7. Da Pacem Domine – Antiphona

8. Salve Regina (Antiphona

Performed by:  Ensemble Organum (direction Marcel Pérès)

Ensemble Organum is a group performing early music, co-founded in 1982 by Marcel Pérès and is based in France. Its members have changed, but have included at one time or another, Josep Cabré, Josep Benet, Gérard Lesne, Antoine Sicot, Malcolm Bothwell. They have often collaborated with Lycourgos Angelopoulos and are influenced by Orthodox music.[1] [2]

The group mainly focuses on the performance of music from the Middle Ages, including BeneventanOld RomanGallicanCarolingian and Mozarabic chants. However, the repertoire includes renaissance polyphony as well as more recent works.

The ensemble was formerly based at Sénanque Abbey and Royaumont Abbey. Since 2001 it has shared facilities in the precinct of Moissac Abbey with the Centre itinérant de recherche sur les musiques anciennes (Centre for Itinerant Research of Medieval and Early Music). In addition to musical performance, the ensemble also works with musicologists and historians on musical research from this period.


Kyrie Eleison (performed by Ensemble Organum)

“Kyrie Eleison”

Interpretation by Ensemble Organum (direction Marcel Pérès),

From album “le Chant des Templiers”

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