Tonus Peregrinus is a group of expert singers who come together once in awhile to attack a special project, this one being Léonin/Pérotin: Sacred Music from Notre-Dame Cathedral in Naxos' early music series. Any attempt to perform or record twelfth century polyphony requires some ingenuity in preparing a text that remains musical, yet makes liturgical sense: the well-known manuscript sources for polyphonic Notre Dame Repertoire do not contain the whole prescription for performance.
Album · 2005 · 32 Songs. Music From the Time of the Templars. Graham Derrick, Estampie, Unicorn Ensemble, Oni Wytars Ensemble, Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly, Manuela Schenale, In Dulci Jubilo, Alberto Turco, Tonus Peregrinus, Antony Pitts, Carmen Cano, Thomas Wimmer, Accentus, Shirley Rumsey & Nova Schola Gregoriana.
Tonus Peregrinus is a group of expert singers who come together once in awhile to attack a special project, this one being Léonin/Pérotin: Sacred Music from Notre-Dame Cathedral in Naxos' early music series. Tonus Peregrinus, under the direction of Antony Pitts, weaves together related strands of monophonic chant,. A Bohemian Christmas. Early Music New York.
Leonin, Perotin: Sacred Music from Notre-Dame Cathedral (classical music album) - Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (classicalarchives. Sederunt principes (a4) Work. Tonus Peregrinus Ensemble. 31. Sederunt principes (a4). Anonymous, Notre Dame School (12th-13th . Composer. Vetus abit littera, 4-part conductus Work. 32. Vetus abit littera, 4-part conductus.
Leonin and Perotin were composers of sacred music that was associated with the rich culture that developed around the construction of the cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. The cathedral was not finished during the lifetime of the earlier master, Leonin, but was probably sung in one of the finished sections, and possibly at monasteries. This CD was recorded at Chancelade Abbey, Dordogne, and the acoustics enhance the music very well, reverberation without muddying echo
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He points out that Notre-Dame Cathedral was the first to be built on a truly monumental scale and the music written to be used within it had to reflect this. The cornerstone was laid in 1163 but it was many years before the whole was finished, during which time worship continued and developed in unexpected ways. On first listen the music does not seem to be going anywhere but it slowly builds into something remarkable. Tonus Peregrinus is a first class choir of eight, all of whom are soloists as well. If you have any interest in the roots of Western church music this is an essential purchase and at the generous price of £. 9 is should appeal to the musically curious. The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms.