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Chapter One  - French Poetry and the Development of Vocal Forms  

Bernart de Ventadorn (c.1130 - c.1200)

     Can vei la lauzeta mover

Score:

Van der Werf, Hendrik (Gerald Bond, trans). The Extant Troubadour Melodies:

Transcriptions and essays for performers and scholars.

Rochester, NY: van der Werf, 1984

 

The Oxford Anthology of Medieval Music

W. Thomas Marocco [William Thomas]. Nick Sandon, Editor

London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1977

Recording: 

 

Troubadours - Trouvères - Minstrels [Disc 1] (1995)

Studio für frühen Musik

Teldec 4509-97938-2

       Be m’an perdut lai enves Ventadorn

Recording: 

 

The Testament of Tristan: Songs of Bernart de Ventadorn

(Best) (1986) Hyperion CDA 66211

Score:

Der Musikalische Nachlass der Troubadours

Friedrich Gennrich, Commentary         

Darmstadt: s.n., 1960/ Langen bei Frankfurt: s.n., 1965

 

Van der Werf, Hendrik (Gerald Bond, trans).  The Extant Troubadour Melodies:

Transcriptions and essays for performers and scholars.

Rochester, NY: van der Werf, 1984

Recording: 

 

The Dante Troubadours (1982)

Martin Best

Nimbus Records NIM 5002

Score:

Troubadours, trouvères, Minne- and Meistersinger

Friedrich Gennrich.

Köln: Arno Volk Verlag. Sole distributors for the USA: Leeds Music Corp.,

York: c1960

Raimbaut de Vaqueiras (fl.1180 - 1205)

     Kalenda Maya

Guirot de Bornelh (or Borneille, c.1140 - c.1200)

     Reis Glorios

Score:

Van der Werf, Hendrik and Gerald Bond, ed.

The Extant Troubadour Melodies: Transcriptions and essays for performers and scholars.

Rochester, NY: Hendrik van der Werf, 1984

Der Musikalische Nachlass der Troubadours. Friedrich Gennrich, Ed.         

Darmstadt: Friedrich Gennrich, 1958/ Langen bei Frankfurt: 1965

Recording: 

 

Troubadour Songs & Medieval Lyrics (Hiller, Stubbs).

Hyperion CDA66094, 1982

The Medieval Lyric: Anthology I. Switten,
Margaret and Howell Chickering, ed. South Hadley, MA:
Mount Holyoke College, 2001, 1987

Richard the Lionhearted (1157 - 1199)

     Ja nul hons pris ne dira sa raison 

Recording: 

 

Chansons des Rois et des Princes du Moyen Age (1987)

Ensemble Perceval Arion ARN 68031​

Score:

Beck, Jean, ed. Anthologie de Cent Chansons de Trouvères et de Troubadours des XII et XIII Siècles.

Printed in France, date of publication not identified.  

Thibaut IV (1201 - 1253)

     Dame merci 

Recording: 

 

A Chantar: Lieder der Frauen-Minne im Mittelalter (1990)

Estampie: Münchner Ensemble für frühe Musik

Christorphorus CHR 74583

Score:

The Oxford Anthology of Music: Medieval Music.

W. Thomas Marocco and Nick Sandon, ed. London, New York:

Oxford University Press, 1977

     J'aloie l'autrier erran

Recording: 

 

Chansons des Rois et des Princes du Moyen Age (1987)

Ensemble Perceval Arion ARN 68031

Score:

Chanter m’estuet: Songs of the Trouvères Rosenberg, Samuel N. (Hans Tischler, music ed.)         Bloomington: Indiana U. Press, 1981

 

Monumenta monodica Medii Aevi, Band 12, Hendrik van der Werf, ed.  

Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1979

 

Beck, Jean. Anthologie de Cent Chansons de Trouvères et de Troubadours des XII et XIII Siècles.

Printed in France, date of publication not identified

     Seigneur, sachiez qui ore ne s'en ira

Recording: 

 

A Chantar: Lieder der Frauen-Minne im Mittelalter (1990) Estampie: Münchner Ensemble für frühe Musik Christorphorus  CHR 74583

Score:

Monumenta monodica Medii Aevi, Band 12, Hendrik van der Werf, ed.

Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1979

 

Beck, Jean. Anthologie de Cent Chansons de Trouvères et de Troubadours des XII et XIII Siècles.

Printed in France, date of publication not identified.  

 

Chanter Mestuet: Songs of the Trouveres

Rosenberg, Samuel N. (Hans Tischler, music ed.)         

Bloomington: Indiana U. Press, 1981

     Ausi comme unicorn sui

Recording: 

 

Songs of Chivalry (Martin Best) (1983)

Nimbus NI5006 (Available at Naxosmusiclibrary.com)

Score:

Chanter Mestuet: Songs of the Trouveres Rosenberg, Samuel N. (Hans Tischler, music ed.)       

Bloomington: Indiana U. Press, 1981

 

The medieval lyric. Anthology I: Monastic song, Troubadour song, German song,         

Trouvère song, Switten, Margaret Louise and Howell D. Chickering, ed. Medieval Lyric Project, Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College, 2001, 1987

Monumenta monodica Medii Aevi, Band 12, Hendrik van der Werf, ed.  

Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1979

Beck, Jean. Anthologie de Cent Chansons de Trouvères et de Troubadours des XII et XIII Siècles.

Printed in France, date of publication not identified.