Alla francesca - Discantus - Brigitte Lesne

Music for a King / 11th-21st centuries

Gregorian chants, early polyphonies from Winchester and new creations

Gregorian chant and ‘organized’ two-parts chant celebrate Easter time and the crowning of Edward “the confessor” in 1043. As a counterpoint, two creations, works by young composers Pierre Chépélov (1979) and Joel Rust (1989, UK) on texts of De consolatione philosophiae by Boethius (commissioned by the ensemble).



Christus vincit / Laudes royales, tropaire de Winchester

Ensemble Discantus
Voices and handbells / Christel Boiron, Hélène Decarpignies, Lucie Jolivet, Brigitte Lesne, Caroline Magalhaes, Catherine Sergent
Brigitte Lesne : musical direction
Susan Rankin : conception and transcriptions
 


Création 2012 / festival grégorien de Ravenstein (Pays-Bas)
2012 > 2015 / abbaye de Vézelay, Rencontres de musique médiévale du Thoronet, festival grégorien d'Essen (Allemagne), Paris (église des Billettes), festival Voix et route romane…
CD 2014 chez æon

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