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Composer of the Week: Machaut and the Rise of Polyphony: 3: The True Poem

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Donald Macleod looks at Guillaume de Machaut's long narrative poem Le Voir Dit - the autobiographical story of how the poet, approaching 60, came to know a young woman called Peronne and fall in love with her.
Plourez Dames ; Nes Qu'on Porroit Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly Lai de Bonne Espérance Matthew Brook (baritone) Dix et Sept Cinq
Oxford Camerata, director Jeremy Summerly
Quant Theseus Ensemble Pan: Laurie Monahan (mezzo), Michael Collver (countertenor), Shira Kammen and Randall Cook (medieval fiddles)

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Plourez Dames
Baritone: Matthew Brook
Director: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Laurie Monahan
Unknown: Michael Collver
Unknown: Shira Kammen
Unknown: Randall Cook

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Composer of the Week: Machaut and the Rise of Polyphony: 3: The True Poem

BBC Radio 3, 12 March 2003 9.00






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