The Jolly Minstrels (Medieval Music)

The Jolly Minstrels: Minstrels Tunes. Songs and Dances of the Middle Ages on Authentic Instruments
Gerald English & Jaye Consort - Grayston Burgess, dir.
Pye Golden Guinea Collector GGC 4092 / GSGC 14092 [LP mono/stereo]
Vanguard C/VCS 10 049 [LP, USA]
Everest "Collector Series" 3447 [LP]
Madacy MK 1828 [LP]
Madacy MKC 1828 [Cassette]

Contents: (click on title to hear a low fidelity audio file of the track)

  1. The song of the ass

  2. Anon., ca 13th c.:
  3. Ductia

  4. Anon., 13th c.:
  5. English dance

  6. Anon., 13th c.:
  7. Conductus: Regie mentem

     5.  Saltarello
          Anon., ca 1325, Robertsbridge MS:

     6.  Estampie
          Adam de la Halle:

     7.  Li mans d'amer

          Anon., 14th c.:
      8.  Lamento di Tristan

          Anon., 13th c.:
      9.  Estampie

          Anon., Trouvère:
      10.  Virelai: C'est la fin

          Anon., Summer is icumen MS:

      11.  Estampie

          Raimbaut de Vaqueiras:
      12.  Kalenda maya

          Anon., 13th c.:

      13.  Ductia


      14.  Conductus: Novus miles sequitur

          Anon., 13th c.:

      15.  Moulin de Paris

          Anon., 13th c.:

      16.  In seculum artifex

          Anon., 13th c.:

      17.  Sol ovitur

         Anon., Buxheimer Orgelbuch, 15th c.:

      18.  Vierhundert jar uff diser erde

         Anon., England, 14th c.:

      19.  Trotto

         Anon., 13th c.:

      20.  Worldes blis

         Anon., ca. 1500:

      21.  Basse dance: Alta

         Richard Coeur-de-Lion.:

      22.  Ja nun nons pris

         Anon., Buxheimer Orgelbuch, 15th c.:

      23.  Die suss nachtigall

         Anon., Trouvère:

      24.  Retrovenge: Pour mon coeur

        Anon., 13th c.:

      25.  Estampie royale

Playing time: ??' ??"

Performers: Gerald English (tenor) & Jaye Consort - Grayston Burgess, dir.

Recording site and date:
Unknown [1967 or prior]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 45/533- (oct. 1967)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Information from owned LP (Madacy) and Lambert van Stratum. This LP has been a reference for many in the late 60's as an introduction to medieval music, a sort of "best of ...", when you read the selection.

Another LP by the Jaye Consort:

Les violes élisabéthaines
Jaye Consort of Viols
Arion ARN 38 215 [LP]

To FAQ references to this recording.

To FAQ CD index page.

Thanks to Pierre-F. Roberge for providing this information

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