John Dunstaple

[Winner Gramophone Early Music Award 1996]

"A treasure trove of unfamiliar and little heard masterpieces, this imaginative record is a model of what can be achieved when scholars and performers genuinely collaborate."

"Every moment of the disc is exciting and expressive"

"This new recording by the Orlando Consort demonstrates the magnificence of Dunstaple's music, rich in sound, technically certain, and almost hypnotic in mood. The rhythmic energy and tonal beauty are convincingly realised."
—The Independent

"..this ensemble grows in confidence with every record"

Metronome (MET CD 1009)

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What am I listening to?

You are listening to Je suis aussi com cils qui est ravis, a ballade by Guillaume de Machaut for three voices. As Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel puts it in her excellent liner notes for The Single Rose, our most recent recording for Hyperion Records, it is “the song of one depleted by the ravages of love.” “My head is filled with no thoughts …. Save for those of my lady love,” laments the poet-composer. You can hear more on the Hyperion website, read the engaging liner notes, and order or download tracks or the entire album in a number of formats.