Wolkenstein: Mein herz das ist versert
This page lists all recordings of Mein herz das ist versert, by Oswald von Wolkenstein (c.1377-1445) on CD & download (MP3 & FLAC).
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Songs by Oswald von Wolkenstein
Early Music Ensemble Ausburg
Music by Oswald von Wolkenstein (1376-1445): 24 tracks including Es Fuegt Sich, Herz Prich, Ain Grasserin and Je Voy Mon Cuer, performed by the Early Music Ensemble Ausburg.
“One-eyed and pugnacious, Oswald von W roamed Europe in the early 15th century, loving, brawling, adapting and singing songs that after six centuries still leap out to bite us. Augsburg's singing instrumentalists deliver these (mostly secular) treasures with forthright vigour. The booklet's song texts aren't translated, but Oswald's texts always make their own music. The recording is from the late 1980s, but you'd never know.” The Times, 21st March 2009 ****
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A Laurel for Landini
14th Century Italy’s Greatest Composer
The award wining and worldwide famous vocal ensemble Gothic Voices travel to Italy and the origins of its impressive polyphonic music: A Laurel for Landini – 14th Century Italy’s Greatest Composer.
This disc presents the group performing music by the Italian composer Francesco Landini, one of the most prominent and influential composers of that time and one of the most important for the development of later forms of close harmonic chanting – the forerunner of the famous Madrigal that would flourish later in the 16th century. This disc not only sets out the panorama of the time and the genius of Landini himself but also works by his contemporaries. Here Gothic Voices collaborate with the worldwide acclaimed harpist Andrew Lawrence-King .
This is an important release that will appeal to those interested in singing and early choral music to discover a whole new set and experiments from a composer that helped create the choral forms that later revolutionized the whole of western music.
“As we might expect, the singing here is alert, and confident… an energetic and resourceful attempt to bring this rich and intricate music alive (Più bella is terrific). Andrew Lawrence-King's delicate harp playing is captured beautifully in the clear sound.” BBC Music Magazine, December 2008 ****
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