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."
—Gramophone

"Every moment of the disc is exciting and expressive"
—Gramophone

"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"
—Fanfare

Metronome (MET CD 1009)

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What am I listening to?

You are listening to Ave mundi rosa, a piece from the fourteenth-century, typically English in its use of sweet parallel harmonies. It is the latest in our ongoing series of recordings for Hyperion, a survey of English choral music from the late thirteenth to the early fourteenth centuries. 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.