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Machaut: Fortune's Child / Orlando Consort

Orlando Consort
Release Date: 04/27/2018 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68195  
Composer:  Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the latest installment in their series, which continues to garner the highest critical plaudits, The Orlando Consort bring their customary virtues of "supreme text-sensitivity and beauty of tone" (Early Music Today) to another recital showcasing the breadth of Machaut's musical and poetic inventiveness. The fourteen songs on this album chart the miseries and ecstasies of love, as Machaut depicts the suffering of the lover turned on Fortune’s wheel.

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REVIEW:

The Orlando Consort's Machaut edition has advanced to its fifth volume, which offers 14 songs on the subject of fortune, particularly as it influenced courtly love. The lively performances on this release show the Orlando
Read more Consort's exceptional skill and sympathy with Machaut's music, and the group sings with remarkable virtuosity and freshness, as was heard in the previous installments.

– All Music Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trop plus est bele/Biaute paree de valour/Je ne sui mie by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
2.
Riches d'amour et mendians by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
3.
Puis que ma dolour agree by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
4.
Honte, paour, doubtance by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
5.
Helas! pour quoy/Corde mesto/Libera me by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
6.
He, Mors, com tu/Fine Amour, qui me/Quare non sum mortuus by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
7.
Gais et jolis by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
8.
Douce dame, tant com vivray by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
9.
Dou mal qui m'a longuement by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
10.
Dame, vostre doulz viaire by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
11.
Dame, mon cuer en vous by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1340; France 
12.
Dame, je weil endurer by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
13.
Dous amis, oy mon complaint by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort
14.
Dame, mon cuer enportez by Guillaume de Machaut
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orlando Consort

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