Le Chansonnier Cordiforme (ca. 1470)

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Le Chansonnier Cordiforme (ca. 1470)
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley

[ SBS L'Oiseau-Lyre Australian Eloquence / 3 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Wednesday 20 April 2011

This 3 CD set contains the complete musical works presented in the "Chansonnier Cordiforme" (literally, "the heart-shaped songbook") which dates from around 1470. The Chansonnier is often regarded as the most beautiful of all musical manuscripts, painstakingly illuminated and intriguingly contained in red velvet heart-shaped binding. It contains 43 songs by Dufay, Binchois, Ockeghem, Busnoys and other late 15th century composers.