Cipriano de Rore I madrigali a cinque voci (Venice, 1542)
This two-disc set is the world-premiere recording of De Rore’s landmark first book of madrigals for five voices. It includes all 20 madrigals in his 1542 print, as well as readings of each of the Italian poems (by Petrarch, Brevio and others).
Street date: October 4, 2019.
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The Lost Music of Canterbury: Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks (5-CD Set)
This set contains all the music from the five discs released between 2010 and 2017 of music from the Peterhouse partbooks. The package includes a new, 84-page unified booklet.
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Anonymous Missa sine nomine
The fifth installment in Blue Heron’s 5-CD series of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks won the 2018 Gramophone Classical Music Award for Early Music, and features a Mass by an anonymous composer and works of Hugh Sturmy, John Mason, and Robert Hunt.
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Robert Jones Missa Spes Nostra
The fourth installment in Blue Heron’s 5-CD series of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks features Jones’s only Mass, an antiphon by Nicholas Ludford and a Stabat mater by Robert Hunt.
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Christmas in Medieval England
Christmas in Medieval England allows listeners to share the beauty, excitement, intensity and variety found in a Blue Heron concert performance. It includes plainchant, carols, and other music for Advent and Christmas from 15th-century England. It is comprised entirely of tracks recorded live at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational in December 2013.
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John Taverner Dum transisset sabbatum (II)
A digital-only single featuring a work of John Taverner (c.1490-1545). Like the music of the “Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks” series, this is a gorgeous work from the golden age of pre-Reformation English cathedral music. More info> Get it on iTunes >

 

BH_digipak_draft4.inddNicholas Ludford Missa Inclina cor meum
The third installment in Blue Heron’s 5-CD series of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks features the complete Mass plus an antiphon by John Mason. Release Date: October 1, 2013. More info > Buy Now > Get it on iTunes >

 

 

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Nicholas Ludford Missa Regnum mundi
The second installment in Blue Heron’s 5-CD series of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, released in 2012, features the complete Mass Ordinary, plainchant Propers, and an antiphon by Richard Pygott. More info > Buy Now > Get it on iTunes >

 

BH_digipak_draft4.inddHugh Aston: Three Marian Antiphons
Blue Heron’s second CD, released in 2010, presents superb music by three English composers of the early 16th century: Hugh Aston, Robert Jones, and John Mason. More info > Buy Now > Get it on iTunes >

 

 

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Guillaume Du Fay: Motets, hymns, chansons, Sanctus Papale
Blue Heron’s debut CD, released in 2007, offers an entrancing selection of music by the greatest composer of the 15th century. More info > Buy Now > Get it on iTunes >

 

 

CD Booklet downloads:

BHCD1001 (Guillaume Du Fay)

BHCD1002 (Aston/Mason/Jones)

BHCD1003 (Ludford/Pygott)

BHCD1004 (Ludford/Mason)

BHCD1005 (Jones/Ludford/Hunt)

BHCD1006 (Christmas in Medieval England)

BHCD1007 (Anonymous)

BHCD1008 (Lost Music of Canterbury)