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Toutes les nuitz

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Orlande de Lassus, born in the Franco-Flemish city of Mons in the early 1530s, achieved international fame as maestro di cappella at the Bavarian court, which he served from 1556 until his death thirty-eight years later. Despite his long tenure in Munich, Lassus, as the American musicologist James Haar neatly puts it, ‘never entirely let off being a Frenchman’. He wrote around 150 chansons, mostly published in the Netherlands and Paris and widely reprinted elsewhere. The five-part Toutes les nuitz, published in Rome in 1563, matches the elegance and subtle stresses of Clément Marot’s tender love poetry.

from notes by Andrew Stewart © 2009

Recordings

Romance du Soir
SIGCD147Download only
The King's Singers - Live at the BBC Proms
SIGCD150Download only

Details

Track 10 on SIGCD150 [3'00] Download only
Track 8 on SIGCD147 [3'27] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD150 track 10

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-08-15010
Duration
3'00
Recording date
5 August 2008
Recording venue
Royal Albert Hall, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Recording engineer
Marvin Ware & Bill Whiston
Hyperion usage
  1. The King's Singers - Live at the BBC Proms (SIGCD150)
    Disc 1 Track 10
    Release date: November 2009
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