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Track(s) taken from CDA66087

Foy porter

Virelai 22; 1v
author of text

Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Recording details: April 1983
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: June 1987
Total duration: 3 minutes 19 seconds

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The Orlando Consort


‘This is an exceptionally fine and important record. It makes Machaut’s music sound more consistently pleasing and acceptable to a wider public than any to date’ (Gramophone)

‘Superb’ (BBC Record Review)

'Une version exceptionelle de beauté' (Harmonie)
Foy porter (Virelai 22), again a testimony of the lover’s loyalty, is remarkable for its short lines of text and the accordingly brief melodic lines, sung in an energetic duple measure.

from notes by Jacques Boogaart © 2017

Foy porter (Virelai 22), à nouveau un témoignage de la loyauté d’un amoureux, est remarquable pour ses courtes lignes de texte et ses lignes mélodiques aussi brèves, chantées sur un rythme binaire énergique.

extrait des notes rédigées par Jacques Boogaart © 2017
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Foy porter (Virelai 22), wiederum ein Treueschwur, ist aufgrund seiner kurzen Textzeilen und den entsprechend kurzen Melodielinien bemerkenswert, die in einem energischen geraden Takt gesungen werden.

aus dem Begleittext von Jacques Boogaart © 2017
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

Other albums featuring this work

Machaut: Sovereign Beauty
Studio Master: CDA68134Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The Emma Kirkby Collection
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