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The Canterbury Pilgrims - Chaucer, Machaut / Opus Anglicanum


Release Date: 02/20/2001 
Label:  Herald Records   Catalog #: 236   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalAnonymousGuillaume de MachautLeonel Power,   ... 
Performer:  Roland RobertsonWilliam LeeJames GilchristStephen Tilton,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sumer is icumen in by Traditional
Performer:  Roland Robertson (Baritone), William Lee (Tenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Prologue, first part from 'The Canerbury Tales.' 
2. In Rama sonat gemitus by Anonymous
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. Sarum Chant: Solemne canticum - Sequence for St. Thomas by Anonymous
Performer:  Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), William Lee (Tenor),
Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
4. Thomas gemma cantuarie by Anonymous
Performer:  Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), Roland Robertson (Baritone),
William Lee (Tenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1300; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Prologue, second part from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
5. L'homme armé by Anonymous
Performer:  James Gilchrist (Tenor), William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone),
John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Knight's and the Squire's tales from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
6. Amor mi fa cantar a la Francesca by Anonymous
Performer:  Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), William Lee (Tenor),
Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Dame de qui toute ma joie vient by Guillaume de Machaut
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1340; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Alma Redemptoris mater by Anonymous
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 10th Century 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Prioress' tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
9. Ave regina coelorum by Leonel Power
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Monk's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
10. Tosto che l'alba by Gherardello da Firenze
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: Florence, Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Douce dame jolie, pour Dieu by Guillaume de Machaut
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Merchant's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
12. Tant doucement by Guillaume de Machaut
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Clerk's and the Franklin's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
13. Vos quid admiramini by Philippe De Vitry
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1330s; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Sailor's and the Wife of Bath's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
14. Io son un pellegrino by Giovanni da Cascia
Performer:  John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Comment qu'a moy lonteinne by Guillaume de Machaut
Performer:  Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor),
James Gilchrist (Tenor), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), William Lee (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Priest's and the Ploughman's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
16. Beata progenies by Leonel Power
Performer:  Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), William Lee (Tenor),
Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), James Gilchrist (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
17. Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Performer:  William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass),
John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), James Gilchrist (Tenor), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Miller's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
18. Questa fanciulla, Amor, ballata for 3 voices (also instrumental version), S. 116 by Francesco Landini
Performer:  Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), James Gilchrist (Tenor),
William Lee (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1350-1397 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Pardoner's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
19. Sub arturo plebs/Fons citharizancium/In omnem terram exivit by Johannes Alanus
Performer:  John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals), Stephen Tilton (Countertenor),
William Lee (Tenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of the Host's tale from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 
20. Sanctus and Benedictus by Anonymous
Performer:  William Lee (Tenor), James Gilchrist (Tenor), John Touhey (Spoken Vocals),
Stephen Tilton (Countertenor), Roland Robertson (Baritone), John Rowlands-Pritchard (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opus Anglicanum
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 11/1994 
Venue:  Dorchester Abbey, Oxon 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: The next track contains a reading of "The Journey begins" from 'The Canterbury Tales.' 

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