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Carmina Burana

Catherine Bott explores the diverse music associated with the medieval texts of the Carmina Burana.

Catherine Bott explores the diverse music associated with the Medieval texts of the Carmina Burana. She talks about the difficulty of turning the original manuscript into music and the variety of interpretations that have ensued. Although commonly associated with drinking and bawdiness the Carmina Burana also contains religious texts. Marcel Peres's extensive research into these has resulted in some deeply emotive music that is not to be missed.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Orff

    Tempus est iocundum (excerpt)

    Performers: Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin Radio Choir, Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 5578882.
  • Anon.

    Fas et nefas

    Performers: Studio der Fruhen Musik

    • TELDEC.
    • 8.43775.
  • Anon.

    In terra summus rex

    Performers: Clemencic Consort

    • OEHMS CLASSICS.
    • OC635.
  • Anon.

    Ich was ein chint so wolgetan

    Performers: Estampie

    • CHRISTOPHORUS.
    • CHR 77290.
  • Anon.

    Vacillantis trutine; Vite perdite; Iove cum Mercurio

    Performers: New London Consort, Philip Pickett (director)

    • Oiseau Lyre.
    • 425 1172.
  • Anon.

    Tempus transit gelidum

    Performers: Ensemble Unicorn, Oni Wytars (director)

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.554837.
  • Anon.

    Tempus transit gelidum

    Performers: Grayston Burgess (countertenor), Thomas Binkley (lute)

    • TELDEC.
    • 8.43775.
  • Anon.

    The Flagellation of Jesus (Response – Omnes amici mei; Final dialogue between Pilate and J

    Performers: Ensemble Organum, Marcel Peres (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901323.
  • Anon.

    Tempus est iocundum

    Performers: Ensemble Unicorn, Oni Wytars (director)

    • NAXOS.
    • 8.554837.
  • Anon.

    Fas et nefas

  • Anon.

    In terra summus rex

  • Anon.

    Ich was ein chint so wolgetan

  • Anon.

    Vacillantis trutine

  • Anon.

    Vite perdite

  • Anon.

    love cum Mercurio

  • Anon.

    Tempus transit gelidum

  • Anon.

    Tempus transit gelidum

  • Anon.

    The Flagellation of Jesus

  • Anon.

    Tempus est iocundum

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