A lively record to sit back and enjoy! The attraction of the melodies and especially the exciting rhythms of Medieval music has influenced composers like Vaughan Williams and popular icons such as Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull. Many pieces are as popular today as they were then. “ (James Griffett)
Pro Cantione Antiqua numbered some of the great and most admired voices of the last century. Personal favourites in the ranks include tenors Ian Partridge, James Griffett and Neil Jenkins and baritone Michael George. All four also triumphed in the music of the British Musical Renaissance: Warlock, Finzi and Butterworth. The useful notes are by Peter Bamber.