Passion


"The singing is superb, the individual parts easily identifiable yet marvellously blended"
—Gramophone

"..the Orlando's finest achievement yet. The Orlandos maintain the unanimity of ensemble one has come to expect of them, matched by an unprecedented brilliance of individual contributions...this recording is a must for collectors, and an ideal place for those who might wish to begin sampling the treasures of the high fifteenth century."
—Gramophone

Metronome (MET CD 1015)

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What am I listening to?

You are listening to O tres piteulx / Omnes amici 'Lamentatio sancte matris ecclesie Constantinopolitane', a track from our latest release on Hyperion of music by Guillaume Dufay, one of the most important composers of the fifteenth century. It is a lament on the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in 1453. It's one of the group's favourite pieces, a gentle and affecting piece that features both French and Latin texts, the latter from the Book of Lamentations. 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.