[ 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.