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The Pleasures of the Royal Courts / Munrow, Early Music Consort


Release Date: 06/25/1991 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 71326   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Adam de la HalleAnonymousColin MusetJohannes Legrant,   ... 
Performer:  James BowmanOliver BrookesMary RemnantChristopher Hogwood,   ... 
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Before 1500, composed music flourished primarily where wealthy patrons could afford to maintain substantial musical establishments—in churches, royal palaces, and at the courts of nobleman. David Munrow leads The Early Music Consort of London here in performances of this early music, drawing from the repertory of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Before 1500, composed music flourished primarily where wealthy patrons could afford to maintain substantial musical establishments—in churches, royal palaces, and at the courts of nobleman. David Munrow leads The Early Music Consort of London here in performances of this early music, drawing from the repertory of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tant con je vivrai by Adam de la Halle
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Mary Remnant (Fiddle),
Christopher Hogwood (Nakers)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Length: 7 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "La sexte estampie real," "Ductia," "Quant je voy yver," "Fines amouretes ai" and "Souvent souspire mon cuer." 
2.
Estampies real: no 6 by Anonymous
Performer:  David Munrow (Recorder), Christopher Hogwood (Tabor), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 14th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Tant con je vivrai," "La sexte estampie real," "Ductia," "Quant je voy yver," "Fines amouretes ai" and "Souvent souspire mon cuer." 
3.
Quant je voi iver retourner by Colin Muset
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Christopher Hogwood (Harp), David Munrow (Gemshorn)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Tant con je vivrai," "La sexte estampie real," "Ductia," "Fines amouretes ai" and "Souvent souspire mon cuer." 
4.
Fines amouretes ai by Adam de la Halle
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Mary Remnant (Organ), David Munrow (Recorder)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Tant con je vivrai," "La sexte estampie real," "Ductia," "Quant je voy yver" and "Souvent souspire mon cuer." 
5.
Souvent souspire mon cuer by Anonymous
Performer:  Mary Remnant (Tabor), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), James Bowman (Countertenor),
David Munrow (Recorder), Christopher Hogwood (Tabor)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Tant con je vivrai," "La sexte estampie real," "Ductia," "Quant je voy yver," and "Fines amouretes ai." 
6.
Entre vous, noviaux mariés by Johannes Legrant
Performer:  Mary Remnant (Fiddle), James Bowman (Countertenor), David Munrow (Crumhorn)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Falla con misuras" and "Vergine bella." 
7.
Vergene bella by Guillaume Dufay
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Falla con misuras" and "Entre vous, noviaux mariés." 
8.
Insprugk, ich muss dich lassen by Heinrich Isaac
Performer:  Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), James Bowman (Countertenor), David Munrow (Recorder),
Mary Remnant (Fiddle)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Spanyöler Tancz," "Hopper Dancz" and "Nun wöllt ihr hören neue Mär." 
9.
Spanyöler Tancz by Johann Weck
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Isbruck, ich muss dich lassen," "Hopper Dancz" and "Nun wöllt ihr hören neue Mär." 
10.
Hopper Dancz by Johann Weck
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Isbruck, ich muss dich lassen," "Spanyöler Tancz" and "Nun wöllt ihr hören neue Mär." 
11.
Nun wöllt ihr hören neue Mär' by Ludwig Senfl
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord), David Munrow (Dulcian),
Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Germany 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Isbruck, ich muss dich lassen," "Spanyöler Tancz" and "Hopper Dancz." 
12.
O fallace speranza by Paolo Scotto
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord), David Munrow (Recorder),
Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1505; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
13.
E quando andarete al monte by Giovanni Battista Zesso
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord), David Munrow (Recorder),
Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1505; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
14.
Zorzi by Anonymous
Performer:  David Munrow (Recorder), Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord),
Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Pavan in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
15.
Pavana in passe e mezzo by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
16.
Saltarello de la pavana by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La roche el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
17.
La Manfrolina by Anonymous
Performer:  Mary Remnant (Organ), David Munrow (Kortholt), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
18.
El pomo de lo pomaro by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 
19.
La rocha el fuso by Anonymous
Performer:  David Munrow (Recorder), Mary Remnant (Fiddle), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord),
Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro" and "Non e tempo." 
20.
Non è tempo d'aspectare by Marchetto Cara
Performer:  David Munrow (Shawm), James Bowman (Countertenor), Mary Remnant (Fiddle),
Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1504; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "Tua volsi esser sempre mai," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro" and "La rocha el fuso." 
21.
Trattado de glosas: Recercadas (9) on tenors - no 1 on the Passamezzo antiguo by Diego Ortiz
Performer:  Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1553; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Length: 11 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercada segunda," "La tricotea Samartin," "Difencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Rodrigo Martines," "Ay triste que vengo" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
22.
Trattado de glosas: Recercadas (9) on tenors - no 2 on the Passamezzo moderno by Diego Ortiz
Performer:  Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1553; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercada primera," "La tricotea Samartin," "Diferencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Rodrigo Martines," "Ay triste que vengo" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
23.
La tricotea Samartin by Alonso
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), David Munrow (Dulcian), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1500; Spain 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercadas primera y segundo," "Diferencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Rodrigo Martines," "Ay triste que vengo" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
24.
Diferencias sobre "La dama le demanda" by Antonio De Cabezón
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; Spain 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercadas primera y segunda," "La tricotea Samartin," "Rodrigo Martines," "Ay triste que vengo" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
25.
Cancionero musical de Palacio: Rodrigo Martines by Anonymous
Performer:  Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), James Bowman (Countertenor), David Munrow (Crumhorn)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1520; Spain 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercadas primera y segunda," "La tricotea Samartin," "Diferencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Ay triste que vengo" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
26.
Ay triste, que vegno by Juan del Encina
Performer:  James Bowman (Countertenor), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord),
Mary Remnant (Fiddle)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercadas primera y segunda," "La tricotea Samartin," "Diferencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Rodrigo Martines" and "Pase el agoa, ma Julieta." 
27.
Pase el agoa, ma Julieta by Anonymous
Performer:  Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba), Christopher Hogwood (Tabor), Mary Remnant (Fiddle),
David Munrow (Kortholt), James Bowman (Countertenor)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Recercadas primera y segunda," "La tricotea Samartin," "Diferencias sobre 'La dama le demanda,'" "Rodrigo Martines" and "Ay triste, que vegno." 
28.
Falla con misuras by Magister Gulielmus
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Tabor), David Munrow (Shawm), Mary Remnant (Fiddle)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Length: 9 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Entre vous, noviaux mariés" and "Vergine bella." 
29.
Tua volsi esser sempre mai by Giacomo Fogliano
Performer:  Christopher Hogwood (Harpsichord), Mary Remnant (Fiddle), David Munrow (Recorder),
James Bowman (Countertenor), Oliver Brookes (Viola da gamba)
Conductor:  David Munrow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Early Music Consort
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1505; Italy 
Venue:  Sutton Sound Recording 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O fallace speranza," "E quando andarete al monte," "Zorzi," "Pavana in passe e mezzo," "Saltarello de la pavana," "La Manfrolina," "El pomo de lo pomaro," "La rocha el fuso" and "Non e tempo." 

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