The Rose Ensemble

Il Poverello: Medieval & Renaissance Music for Saint Francis of Assisi

A delightful collection of over 300 years of vocal and instrumental music highlighting the life and legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi. The result of three years of scholarly research, this recording features a generous helping of medieval Italian instrumental dances (played on bagpipes, rebec, vielle, harp, recorder, pipe, and several percussion instruments), as well as early Italian-language spiritual and processional songs, lush choral motets from the Venetian School, and soaring plainchant written in honor of one history’s most beloved saints.

Price: $17.00
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1.Trotto (instrumental)Anonymous, 14th-century Italian

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2.Sia Laudato San FrancescoCortona laudario (13th-century Italian Ms) 
3.In Paupertatis PredioAnonymous, 13th-century conductus

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4.Ghaetta (instrumental)Anonymous, 14th-century Italian 
5.Fidelis ServusPlainchant, mode VII 
6.Sancte Francisce ProperaPadre Costanzo Porta, OFM (1529? - 1601) 
7.Saltarello (instrumental)Anonymous, 14th-century Italian 
8.Beatus FranciscusJerónimo de Aliseda (1548 - 1591)

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9.Os JustiPlainchant, mode I 
10.Dum Seminudo CorporeTomaso Graziani, OFM (ca. 1550 - 1634) 
11.Radiante LumeraMagliabechiano laudario (14th-century Italian Ms) 
12.Salve, Sancte Pater PatriaeGuillaume Dufay (ca. 1397 - 1474) 
13.Plaudat FraterPadre Costanzo Porta, OFM (1529? - 1601)

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14.Petit Riense (instrumental)Anonymous, 15th-century Ballo Francese

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15.Stabat MaterPlainchant, mode II

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16.Ut te per Omnes/Ingens Alumnus PadueJohannes Ciconia (ca. 1370 - 1412) 
17.La Manfredina (instrumental)Anonymous, 14th-century Italian 
18.Voce MeaPadre Costanzo Porta, OFM (1529? - 1601) 
19.Laudar VollioCortona laudario (13th-century Italian Ms)

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