Philippe de Vitry and the Ars Nova


"The Orlando Consort is a superb unaccompanied vocal group ... collectors wishing to explore the musical riches of this period could hardly do better that to invest in this disc."
—CD Review

"I recommend the disc strongly for the deliciously fine tuning practised by the singers and for the endless fascination of the music."
—Sydney Morning Herald

"The Orlando Consort unfold this weirdly unpredictable music with flawless clarity."
—Q Magazine

"The Orlando Consort display exemplary purity of tone and pitch."
—American Record Guide

Amon Ra 49

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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.