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RIONS NOIR Ratas del viejo Mundo. Janequin, Binchois, Lassus, Pathie and Bakfark, Goudimel. Chanson Et Poyphonie profane pre-baroque. Etcetera

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Ratas Del Viejo Mundo

Janequin / Binchois /Lassus / Pathie & Bakfark / Goudimel:
Rions Noir - Chanson & Poyphonie Profane Pre -Baroque

Clement Janequin - Toutes les nuits tu m’es pr sente
Gilles Binchois - Esclave puist yl devenir
Roland de Lassus - La nuit froide et sombre
Rogier Pathie & Balint Bakfark - D’amours me plains Guillaume de Machaut - Douce dame jolie
Claude Goudimel - Hymne triomphale sur la mort de Margu rite de Navarre
Nicolas Gombert & Enr quez de Valderr bano - Assiste parata
Anonyme, Bourguignon - Je suys tousjours a vo commandement
Gilles Binchois - Triste plaisir et douloureuse joye
Pierre Attaingnant & Hopkinson Smith - Bransle de Poictou
Johannes Ockeghem - L’autre d’antan
Traditionnel, Occitan - Ai vis lo lop
Adrian Le Roy - Almande
Pierre Sandrin & Indrde Jurgelevetiute - Sutemos
Claudin de Sermisy & Adrien Petit Coclico - Languir me fais sans t’avoir offensee
Garnier - Reveillez moi mon bel ami

A good half of all the lute music from the 16th century that has survived consists of arrangements of vocal music. To have a manuscript by a renowned composer performed by one of his contemporary lute virtuosos is like winning the lottery twice or at least like floating around the Greek islands for an entire summer with a willing partner and meals included.

First of all, the music itself is of exceptional quality; the lutenist, however, then changes tessitura and key, he repeats certain passages and omits others. He launches certain passages and omits others with sober and measured gestures. Rhythmic patterns are treated freely. He omits certain lines and adds others. Conflicting versions of the same arrangement appear in print. He brands his chosen ficta undeniable into the lute tablature.

The realisation of this music from its tabulature acts like a hallucinatory drug. The Ratas del viejo Mundo, their heads in the clouds, travel thousands of kilometres from every corner of Europe and come together around instrumental music, chansons and secular polyphonic works from before 1600. These ‘rats of the old world’ discover the freedom of a particularly sensual musical language as they assign the various lines from these instrumental works to the singers and instrumentalists of the collective. The contrapuntal labyrinths cease to appear as impregnable fortresses; their historical aspect becomes much less ritualistic and the rats are challenged to seek the most carnal forms of expression. The music has concealed a personal invitation for all this time.

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Format CD
Genre Classical
Label Etcetera
Release Period November 2018


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