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NEIDHART: Minnesinger and His Vale of Tears (A) - Songs and Interludes (Ensemble Leones)

    










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NEIDHART: Minnesinger and His Vale of Tears (A) - Songs and Interludes (Ensemble Leones)

Neidhart was one of the most popular Minnesingers—or “poet-musicians”—of the late Middle Ages. His songs deal with rustic, erotic and violent topics mediated, however, through court culture, which gives them a stylised, ironic sense of detachment. His division of songs into “summer” or “winter” adds another layer of complexity, with melancholy or dance-orientated topics prevailing, depending on the season. The instrumental music carries a rural character. The “Frankfurt Fragment” manuscript has never been recorded in full, and is here performed by one of the most outstanding ensembles in the field.


Romain, Baptiste

  Der han (The cock) (after Neidhart)
1.   Der han (The cock) (after Neidhart) 00:02:36

Neidhart (von Reuental)
Neidhart (von Reuental), lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Mir ist ummaten leyde (I am grieved beyond all measure) (arr. M. Lewon)
2.   Mir ist ummaten leyde (I am grieved beyond all measure) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:05:27
  Summer unde winder (Summer and winter) (arr. M. Lewon)
3.   Summer unde winder (Summer and winter) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:07:44

Romain, Baptiste

  Clausula (after songs by Neidhart and 13th Century English monodies)
4.   Clausula (after songs by Neidhart and 13th Century English monodies) 00:03:53

Neidhart (von Reuental) / Romain, Baptiste
Neidhart (von Reuental), lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Sinc eyn gulden hoen - Der munich (Sing, you golden hen - The monk) (stantipes) (arr. M. Lewon)
5.   Sinc eyn gulden hoen - Der munich (Sing, you golden hen - The monk) (stantipes) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:07:40

Neidhart (von Reuental)
Heinrich der tugendhafte Schreiber / Neidhart (von Reuental), lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Willekome eyn sommerweter suze (Welcome the sweet summer weather) (arr. M. Lewon)
6.   Willekome eyn sommerweter suze (Welcome the sweet summer weather) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:05:54

  Guoten wib wol uch der eren (Gracious ladies, you deserve honour) [adapted from Jena Liederhandschrift, 14th Century] (arr. M. Lewon)
7.   Guoten wib wol uch der eren (Gracious ladies, you deserve honour) [adapted from Jena Liederhandschrift, 14th Century] (arr. M. Lewon) 00:05:49

Romain, Baptiste

  Non veul mari (I do not want a husband) (after a 13th Century motet)
8.   Non veul mari (I do not want a husband) (after a 13th Century motet) 00:01:46

Neidhart (von Reuental)
Neidhart (von Reuental), lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Ich claghe de blomen (I mourn for the flowers) (arr. M. Lewon)
9.   Ich claghe de blomen (I mourn for the flowers) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:09:30

Romain, Baptiste

  Der hedamerschol (The hedamerschol) (stantipes) (after a trouvere song, 13th Century)
10.   Der hedamerschol (The hedamerschol) (stantipes) (after a trouvere song, 13th Century) 00:02:29

Neidhart (von Reuental)
Neidhart (von Reuental), lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Allez daz den sumer (Everything that all summer long) (arr. M. Lewon)
11.   Allez daz den sumer (Everything that all summer long) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:07:04

Walther von der Vogelweide
Walther von der Vogelweide, lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Vil wol gelopter got (God, so highly extolled) (completed by M. Lewon)
12.   Vil wol gelopter got (God, so highly extolled) (completed by M. Lewon) 00:03:09

Adam de la Halle
Adam de la Halle, lyricist(s)
Lewon, Marc, arranger(s)

  Je muir, je muir (I die, I die) (arr. M. Lewon)
13.   Je muir, je muir (I die, I die) (arr. M. Lewon) 00:01:40

Total Playing Time: 01:04:41






Composer(s):
Adam de la Halle; Neidhart (von Reuental); Romain, Baptiste; Walther von der Vogelweide

Lyricist(s):
Adam de la Halle; Heinrich der tugendhafte Schreiber; Neidhart (von Reuental); Walther von der Vogelweide

Arranger(s):
Lewon, Marc

Artist(s):
Janssens-Vanmunster, Els; Lewon, Marc; Romain, Baptiste

Label: Naxos

Series: Early Music Collection

Genre: Chamber Music; Instrumental; Vocal; Vocal Ensemble

Period: Medieval

Catalogue No: 8.572449

Barcode: 747313244973

Physical Release: 01/2012

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