Anonymous 4

Vocal Quartet specialising in medieval chant and polyphony. Formed 1986
Anonymous 4
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1986
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Anonymous 4

Anonymous 4 Biography (Wikipedia)

Anonymous 4 was an American female a cappella quartet, based in New York City. Their main performance genre was medieval music, although they also premiered works by recent composers such as John Tavener and Steve Reich.

The name of the group is a pun on the name used to refer to an anonymous English music theorist of the late 13th century, Anonymous IV, who is the principal source on the two famous composers of the Notre Dame school, Léonin, and Pérotin.

Anonymous 4 performed in cities throughout North America, and were regulars at major international festivals. The 2003–2004 season was their last as a full-time recording and touring ensemble, but they continued to tour and make recordings while pursuing individual projects.

The group collaborated with the Chilingirian Quartet on their 2003 album Darkness Into Light and The Mountain Goats on their 2012 album Transcendental Youth as well as with Christopher Tin in 2009 on his album Calling All Dawns, and in 2014 on The Drop That Contained the Sea.

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Anonymous & Anonymous 4
Singe we to this mery cumpanye
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Singe we to this mery cumpanye
Hildegard von Bingen
O quam mirabilis est
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O quam mirabilis est
Hildegard von Bingen
O felix anima
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O felix anima
Alice Hawthorne
Listen to the Mockingbird
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Listen to the Mockingbird
Hildegard von Bingen
Responsory: Spiritui Sancto
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Responsory: Spiritui Sancto
Anonymous 4
Vespers Hymn: O Lux Beata Trinitas
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Vespers Hymn: O Lux Beata Trinitas
Anon.
Hail Mary, Full of Grace
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Hail Mary, Full of Grace
Justin Morgan
'Amanda' (Death, like an overflowing stream)
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'Amanda' (Death, like an overflowing stream)
Trad.
Wayfaring Stranger
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Wayfaring Stranger
Francesco Landini
Ochi dolenti mie
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Ochi dolenti mie
Hildegard von Bingen
O ignee spiritus
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O ignee spiritus
Hildegard von Bingen
O Eterne Deus
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O Eterne Deus
Anonymous 4
The Picture On The Wall
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The Picture On The Wall
Anonymous & Anonymous 4
Holy Manna (Brethren, we have met to worship)
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Holy Manna (Brethren, we have met to worship)
Hildegard von Bingen
Favus distillans Ursula - respond
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Favus distillans Ursula - respond
Hildegard von Bingen
Antiphon: Caritas habundat in omnia
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Antiphon: Caritas habundat in omnia
anon. & Anonymous 4
De la mere au sauveor; O maria virginei
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De la mere au sauveor; O maria virginei
Anonymous & Anonymous 4
Music from the Codex Calixtinus
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Music from the Codex Calixtinus
Anonymous 4
Veni creator spiritus
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Veni creator spiritus
Anonymous 4
Just over in the gloryland
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Just over in the gloryland
Anon (from Codex Calixtinus) & Anonymous 4
Ad superni regis decus (Benedicamus trope)
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Ad superni regis decus (Benedicamus trope)

Ad superni regis decus (Benedicamus trope)

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Anon (from Codex Calixtinus)
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Anonymous 4
Nicholai presulis
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Nicholai presulis
anon & Anonymous 4
Pensis chief enclin
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Pensis chief enclin
Hildegard von Bingen
Spiritui sancto
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Spiritui sancto
Anonymous 4
Corpus et sanguis Christ; Summe trinitati, responsory, from 'Sancta Trinitas'
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Corpus et sanguis Christ; Summe trinitati, responsory, from 'Sancta Trinitas'

Corpus et sanguis Christ; Summe trinitati, responsory, from 'Sancta Trinitas'

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Choir
Psallentes Plainchant Ensemble
Director
Hendrik Vandeen Abeele
Anonymous 4
Sancta Trinitas
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Sancta Trinitas

Sancta Trinitas

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Choir
Psallentes Plainchant Ensemble
Director
Hendrik Vandeen Abeele
William Billings
Judea (A Virgin Unspotted - Carol)
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Judea (A Virgin Unspotted - Carol)
Anonymous 4 & William Knapp
A Virgin Unspotted (Carol - American version, Wyeth’s Repository of Music, 1813)
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A Virgin Unspotted (Carol - American version, Wyeth’s Repository of Music, 1813)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
The Cherry Tree Carol (English, fifteenth century; this version Kentucky, 1917)
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The Cherry Tree Carol (English, fifteenth century; this version Kentucky, 1917)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
Claustrum pudicicie/Virgo viget/FLOS FILIUS (Las Huelgas Codex, Spain, c. 1300)
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Claustrum pudicicie/Virgo viget/FLOS FILIUS (Las Huelgas Codex, Spain, c. 1300)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
Ave regina celorum/Alma redemptoris mater (Las Huelgas Codex, Spain, c. 1300)
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Ave regina celorum/Alma redemptoris mater (Las Huelgas Codex, Spain, c. 1300)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
J’ai un cuer trop lait (from Montpellier Codex, France, c. 1300)
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J’ai un cuer trop lait (from Montpellier Codex, France, c. 1300)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
Marie assumptio/Huius chori suscipe (from Montpellier Codex, France, c. 1300)
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Marie assumptio/Huius chori suscipe (from Montpellier Codex, France, c. 1300)
Anonymous 4 & anon.
Que es ista (Antiphon); Gabriel, fram heven-king (Song); Ecce quod natura (Carol)
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Que es ista (Antiphon); Gabriel, fram heven-king (Song); Ecce quod natura (Carol)
Anonymous 4
I'm On My Journey Home
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I'm On My Journey Home
Francesco Landini
Gran piant' agli ochi
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Gran piant' agli ochi
David Lang
lovefail: right and wrong, the outing, i live in pain
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lovefail: right and wrong, the outing, i live in pain
Andrew Lawrence‐King
Reel of Tullochgorum (feat. Anonymous 4)
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Reel of Tullochgorum (feat. Anonymous 4)
Anonymous 4
Hildegard: The Fire of Creation
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Hildegard: The Fire of Creation
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1999: Proms Chamber Music 02
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9xq9r
Victoria & Albert Museum
1999-07-26T02:47:31
26
Jul
1999

Proms 1999: Proms Chamber Music 02

Victoria & Albert Museum

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