Folger Consort | Alpine Airs: Music of Switzerland, 13th-16th Centuries

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Alpine Airs: Music of Switzerland, 13th-16th Centuries

by Folger Consort

Featured instruments like the medieval fiddle, lute, bagpipe, and various Renaissance Winds bring to life this early classical music from Switzerland.
Genre: Classical: Early Music
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1. Le Ranz Des Vaches
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2. Les Armaillis (Le Ranz Des Vaches)
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3. Veni Tote a La Montagne
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4. Por Lo Bin Fita
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5. L'yavait On Yadz'
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6. Celebrons En Rond
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7. Minne Gebiutet Mir (Rudolf Von Fenis-neuenburg)
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8. A Medley of Minnesinger Tunes
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9. Gewan Ich Ze Minnen
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10. Der Appenzeller Jureyen
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11. Elslin, Liebes Elselin Min
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12. Omnes Sitientes Venite Ad Aquas
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13. Sede a Dextris
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14. Fidelia Omnia Mandata Ejus
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15. Buvons, Ma Comere
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16. Le Printemps Faict Florir
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17. Morir D'aymer a Dame Si Jolye
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18. Gentilz Galans, Compaignons Du Raisin
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19. Im Maien
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20. Das Lang
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21. Ich Weib Ein' Stolze Mullerin
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22. Es Taget Vor Dem Walde
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23. Ach Elselein, Liebes Elselein Mein
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24. Wann Ich Des Morgens Frueh Aufsteh
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25. Quodilbet: Es Taget/ach Elselein/wann Ich Des Morgens
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26. Lamentatio
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27. Es Wollt' Ein Maidlein Wasser Hol'n
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28. Ich Weib Nit, Was Er Ihr Verheib - a 5
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29. Ich Weib Nit, Was Er Ihr Verheib - a 4
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30. Ich Weib Nit, Was Er Ihr Verheib - a 5 reprise
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
World-renowned tenor Mark Bleeke joins the instrumentalists of the Folger Consort in music from Switzerland and other central European spots. Songs about courtly love and the benefits of Alpine herbs are on the program, along with lively music for medieval fiddle, viol, violin, recorders, lute, citole, harp, cowbells, hackbrett, trombone, bagpipe, hurdy-gurdy, Renaissance winds, and percussion, played by Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, Scott Reiss, Tina Chancey, and Tom Zajac.

Produced with the generous support of Ricola, USA Inc.

Founded in 1977, The Folger Consort is ensemble-in-residence at The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. Its founding members are Robert Eisenstein (medieval fiddle, viol, violin, recorder), Christopher Kendall (lute, citole, harp), and Scott Reiss (recorders, hackbrett, percussion); Tina Chancey (medieval fiddle, viol, violin, recorders) joined the ensemble as performing member in 1996. Mark Bleeke and Tom Zajac perform with The Folger Consort frequently.

Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts. Home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection and a primary repository for research material from the early modern period (1500–1750), Folger Shakespeare Library is an internationally recognized research library offering advanced scholarly programs in the humanities; a national leader in how Shakespeare is taught in grades K–12; and an award-winning producer of cultural and arts programs.

Michael Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
Janet Griffin, Executive Producer, Folger Consort
Donnajean Ward, Manager, Folger Consort
Curt Wittig, Recording and editing engineer
Jeanne Krohn, Graphic Design

Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol St., SE,
Washington, DC 20003, 202.544.707, www.folger.edu


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