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Gothic Voices: A Laurel for Landini

Song NameArranger
Sia laudato san FrancescoAnon
O sommo specchioNiccolo da Perugia
Creata fusti, o vergine MariaAnon
Questa fanciull' AmorLandini
Batista da Dio amatoAnon
Deh, dinmi tuLandini
De sospirar soventeLandini
Vaga fanciullaLandini
Ave Maria, stella DianaAnon
Ne la piu cara parteLandini
Guarda una voltaLandini
Per Pallegrezza del nostro SignoreAnon
Cosi penosoLandini
Donna, perche mi spregiLandini
Musica son/ Gia furon/ Ciascun VuolLandini
Peccatrice nominataAnon
Conviens' a fedeLandini
Lasso! di donnaLandini
Mein herz das ist versertOswald von Wolkenstein
Ne la mia vitaLandini
Muort' oramaiLandini
Che pena e quest' al corLandini
Piu bella donn' al mondoLandini
Questa fanciull' AmorLandini
Vergine donzella imperadriceAnon
Questa fanciull' AmorLandini

Directed by Christopher Page

The award winning and worldwide famous vocal ensemble Gothic Voices travel to Italy and the origins of its impressive polyphonic music: A Laurel for Landini - 14th Century Italy's Greatest Composer. This disc presents the group performing music by the Italian composer Francesco Landini, one of the most prominent and influential composers of that time and one of the most important for the development of later forms of close harmonic chanting - the forerunner of the famous Madrigal that would flourish later in the 16th century. This disc not only sets out the panorama of the time and the genius of Landini himself but also works by his contemporaries. Here Gothic Voices collaborate with the worldwide acclaimed harpist Andrew Lawrence-King. This is an important release that will appeal to those interested in singing and early choral music to discover a whole new set and experiments from a composer that helped create the choral forms that later revolutionized the whole of western music.

8993C | 1 CD | $17.95 |add item to cart| A Cappella | Early Music  | Mixed | England
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