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The Howard Psalter, London (1310-1320).
The British Library
Track(s) taken from CDH55364
Recording details: January 1999
Boxgrove Priory, Chichester, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: September 1999
Total duration: 2 minutes 20 seconds

'There is remarkable beauty in these varied pieces, beauty that is brought out in the superb singing of this ensemble. This is an example of a totally perfect release' (American Record Guide)

'One's ear is instantly captivated … this disc comes with unhesitating recommendation, and not only for those to whom medieval music is already a familiar delight. The combination of scholarship and musicianship brought to bear by Page and his singers is wholly admirable; in particular, the ease and grace with which Gothic Voices negotiate the sometimes angular textures of their repertoire is a source of fascination and wonder' (Gramophone Early Music)

'Another fascinating exploration of music from the ever-questing and imaginative Christopher Page and his Gothic Voices. There is nothing here that fails to compel. A very attractive prospect for even the most reluctant medieval explorer' (Classic CD)

Pura, placens/Parfundement plure/TENOR
composer
14th century
author of text
Anglo-Norman poem

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