Machaut, Vitry & Anonymous

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COMPOSERS: Machaut,Vitry & Anonymous
LABELS: Opus 111
ALBUM TITLE: Collection: Codice Di Ivrea
WORKS: French ars nova works
PERFORMER: Cantica Symphonia/Giuseppe Maletto
CATALOGUE NO: TŽsori del Piemonte OPS 30-309
Ivrea had a bishop in the 14th century with close ties to the French royal family – hence this wonderful collection of music. But the echoing acoustic and lax rhythms here cannot compare with The Clerks’ Group version (reviewed July 1999). Anthony Pryer