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Guillaume Dufay (c1400 - 1474) and Gilles Binchois (c1400 - 1460)

1. Two of a Kind

Monday 26 July 2004 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 2 August 2004 0:00-1:00 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod begins a week-long survey of the music of two figureheads from the 15th century, Guillaume Dufay and Gilles Binchois. Today, a look at Dufay's early career, including his musical responses to the various political upheavals through which he lived.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Binchois:
Adieu mon amoreuse joye
Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (director)
Hyperion CDA66783 t3
Segue
Dufay:
Flos Florum
Hilliard Ensemble
HILLIARD LIVE HL1004 t2

Dufay:
Vergine belle
HILLIARD LIVE HL1004 t7

Dufay:
Vasilissa ergo gaude
Huelgas-Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (dir)
Harmonia Mundi HMC901700 t1
Segue
Dufay:
Resvellies vous et faites chiere lye
Ensemble Unicorn, Michael Posch (dir)
NAXOS 8.553458 t16
Segue
Dufay:
Apostolo glorioso
The Binchois Consort, Andrew Kirkman (dir)
HYPERION CDA66997 t14

Dufay:
Mass for St James the Greater: Alleluia
Dufay:
Rite Majorem/Arcibus summis
Dufay:
Mass for St James the Greater: Offertory
The Binchois Consort, Andrew Kirkman (dir)
HYPERION CDA66997

Dufay:
Quel fronte signorille, La dolce vista
Ensemble Unicorn, Michael Posch (dir)
NAXOS 8.553458 t3

Dufay:
Supremum est mortalibus
Huelgas-Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (dir)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC901700 t8
Segue
Anon:
Au chant de l'alowette (fade)
Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard (dir)
VIRGIN VC7 91441-2 t6




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