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Track(s) taken from CDH55284

Jesu fili Dei

fifteenth-century carol
fifteenth-century carol

Shirley Rumsey (lute), Christopher Wilson (lute), Christopher Page (lute)
Recording details: July 1996
Rickmansworth Masonic School Chapel, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: November 1996
Total duration: 2 minutes 48 seconds

Cover artwork: The Holy Head from a fifteenth-century Book of Hours.

Virtually all of the fifteenth-century English carols are anonymous, but a small number are attributed to a medieval Lennon and McCartney, namely Smert and Trouluffe, both Devonshire men. Richard Smert was Rector of Plymtree, near Exeter, between 1435 and 1477.

from notes by Christopher Page © 1996

Pratiquement tous les carols anglais du XVe siècle sont anonymes, mais un petit nombre d’entre eux sont attribués aux Lennon et McCartney médiévaux que furent Smert et Trouluffe, tous deux associés au Devonshire. De 1435 à 1477, Richard Smert fut recteur de Plymtree, près d’Exeter.

extrait des notes rédigées par Christopher Page © 1996
Français: Hypérion

Der Ursprung der meisten der englischen Lieder des fünfzehnten Jahrhunderts ist unbekannt. Eine kleine Anzahl von ihnen ist jedoch einem mittelalterlichen Pendant zu Lennon und McCartney zu verdanken, nämlich Smert und Trouluffe, die beide aus dem Raum Devonshire stammen. Richard Smert war zwischen 1435 und 1477 Pfarrer in Plymtree in der Nähe von Exeter.

aus dem Begleittext von Christopher Page © 1996
Deutsch: Ute Mansfeldt

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