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Beyond the Church

Choral director Jeremy Summerly and Donald Macleod go in search of that elusive Renaissance master, Josquin des Prez. Today, Josquin's secular music.

In the company of choral director Jeremy Summerly, Donald Macleod goes in search of that elusive Renaissance master, Josquin des Prez. Today they explore the composer's secular music, as well as church music with secular associations - from a fanfare that may have been written for the coronation of Louis XII to a psalm-setting that doubled as a 'musical invoice', via Josquin's moving musical memorial to his teacher, Johannes Ockeghem.

Vive le Roy
Hespèrion XXI
Jordi Savall, director

Scaramella fa la guerra; De tous biens plaine; Adieu mes amours
Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow, director

Que vous ma dame; Regretz sans fin
Taverner Consort

Nymphes des bois
Cambridge Taverner Choir
Owen Rees, director

Memor esto verbi tui
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly, director

De profundis
Amarcord

Produced by Chris Barstow.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Josquin des Prez

    Vive le Roy

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX AV9814.
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 5.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Scaramella fa la guerra

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • EMI : CDM-764 216 2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Josquin des Prez

    De tous biens plaine

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • EMI : CDM-764 216 2.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Adieu mes amours

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Director: David Munrow.
    • EMI : CDM-764 216 2.
    • EMI.
    • 19.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Que vous ma dame

    Ensemble: Taverner Consort.
    • EMI Classics CDC 7 54659 2.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Regretz sans fin

    Ensemble: Taverner Consort.
    • EMI Classics CDC 7 54659 2.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Nymphes des bois

    Choir: Cambridge Taverner Choir. Director: Owen Rees.
    • HERALD : HAVPCD-187.
    • HERALD.
    • 3.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Memor esto verbi tui

    Choir: Oxford Camerata. Conductor: Jeremy Summerly.
    • NAXOS : 8.-554297.
    • NAXOS.
    • 11.
  • Josquin des Prez

    De profundis clamavi

    Ensemble: amarcord.
    • RAUMKLANG RKAP14117.
    • RAUMKLANG.
    • 20.

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Performer BBC Philharmonic

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