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Le Jeu d'amour: The game of love in Medieval France ()

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Le Jeu d'amour includes a generous selection of 13th century songs and dances from northern France, most by anonymous trouvčres but some by named singer-poets like Adam de la Halle and Guillaume d'Amiens. Some of the pieces are strongly melodic strophic songs and some are more chant-like, but most tell stories of courtly love, romance involving an unattainable object of desire. One of the greatest appeals of the album is the variety of its material. There are a cappella songs; songs with differing accompaniments, including ...

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  1. Ce fu en mai
  2. Amour me fait commencer, chanson
  3. L'on dit q'amors est dolce choser
  4. Bien se lace, virelai
  5. Je muir, je muir d'amourete, rondeau for 3 voices
  6. Et tous les gens...
  7. Lai del Kievrefuel
  8. Ja mais ne serai saous
  9. Pastourelle: Valuru, valuraine
  10. Main ŕ main
  11. Caroles on "La verte olive", for soprano & ensemble
  12. Prendes i garde, rondeau
  13. En mai
  14. Margot, Margot, grief sunt li mau d'amer, rondeau for voices
  15. Trois serors sor rive mer, motet
  16. En un vergier lez une fontenele, chanson de toile, Rayn.594
  17. Tuit cil qui sunt enamourat
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Le Jeu d'amour: The game of love in Medieval France
2011, Warner Classics

UPC: 825646268528


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