Worcester Fragments


"...a substantial contribution to the corpus of English medieval music available on disc...remarkable..."
—Gramophone

"This must be recommended."
—Fanfare"

Récemment remarqué pour son interpretation fluide et limpide des motets de Phillipe de Vitry, l'Orlando Consort est en passe de conquerir une place de premier rang dans sa défense du répertoire médiéval anglais. Avec la plus parfaite justesse, les chanteurs alternent une émission vocale douce, presque fragile mais pleins de charme, dans les conduits et un débit plus marqué, renforcant le caractère quasi instrumental de leurs timbres..."
—Le Monde de la Musique

"Such a generous and varied sampling, most previously unrecorded, performed by sensitive singers who are both artistic interpreters and sensitive assimilators of the latest musicology............all this adds up to a major contribution to the medieval discography, as well as a fascinating listening experience."
—American Record Guide

Amon Ra 59

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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.