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The Medici Codex - BBC Singers

Robert Hollingworth introduces specially made recordings of music from the Medici Codex: a music book prepared for Pope Leo X in 1518.

Robert Hollingworth introduces specially made recordings of music from the Medici Codex - a music book prepared for Pope Leo X in 1518. Leo was the second son of Lorenzo "The Magnificent" of the Medici family, who was Pope from 1513 to 1521. The codex contains 53 motets and was presented to Leo's nephew, the Duke of Urbino at his wedding to a French princess in 1518. In discussion with Tim Shepherd of Sheffield University.

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26 minutes

Music Played

  • Costanzo Festa

    Regina Caeli

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Adriaan Willaert

    Virgo Gloriosa

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Jean Richafort

    Emendemus In Melius

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Andreas de Silva

    Puer Natus Est

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Antoine Brumel

    Sicut Lilium

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Elimot (Franco-Flemish)

    Nuptiae Factae Sunt

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Jean Mouton

    Exalta Regina

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Pierre Moulu

    Fiere Attropos

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
  • Josquin des Prez

    O Admirabile Commercium

    Choir: BBC Singers. Director: Robert Hollingworth.

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