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The Great Schism

Catherine Bott explores the music of the Great Schism of Western Christianity, which divided the Catholic Church between 1378 and 1417.

Catherine Bott explores the music of the Great Schism of Western Christianity, which divided the Catholic Church between 1378 and 1417. By its end, three men simultaneously claimed to be the true Pope.

Playlist:

Anon: Pictagor per dogmatae/O terra Sancta/Rosa Vernans (addressed to Gregory XI - transfer the Holy See to Rome...)
Orlando Consort
METRONOME METCD1008, Tr 2

De Vitry: Petre Clemens, tam re quam nimine/Lugentium siccentur occuli plaundant sense (written for Clement VI)
Sequentia
DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI RD77095, Tr 13

Phillipus da Caserta (composer who served under Clement VII in Avignon): En remirant (written for Clement VII)
New London Consort
Philip Pickett (conductor)
LINN CKD039, Tr 10

Segue to:

Phillipus da Caserta: Par les bons Gedeon
Orlando Consort
METRONOME METCD1008, Tr 5

(Ars Subtilior) Goschalch: En nul estate
PAN
NEW ALBION NA021CD, Tr 6

Segue to:

(Trecento) Antonio Zachara de Teramo: Ciaramella
Les Haulz et Les Bas
CHRISTOPHORUS CHR77194, Tr 11

Pisa music - Cicionia: O Petre Christi discupule (probably written to honour the new Pope)
Orlando Consort
METRONOME METCD1008, Tr 6

Anon: Degentis Vita (denounces Simony - practice of selling ecclesiastical positions to highest bidder)
Gothic Voices
Christopher Page (conductor)
HYPERION CDA66463, Tr 10

Segue to:

Richard de Loqueville: Sanctus (Used in a chant mass sung at Cambrai to pray for the end of the Schism)
Syntagma Musicum
Kees Otten (conductor)
TELEFUNKEN 6.35257/A, Side 1 Band 8

Ciconia: Gloria Suscipe Trinitas
Orlando Consort
METRONOME METCD1008, Tr 9.

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