ATMA (ACD2 2504)
Carnival and lent : the theatre of the humours
Vecchi, Monteverdi, Scheidt, Lassus, Lejeune, Bataille, Gibbons, Dowland, etc.
Humori is a Renaissance celebration of Carnival — the period between the twelfth day of Christmas and Lent. Ending with Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday), Carnival is the party before the 40-day fast of Lent.
Les Voix baroques:
Suzie LeBlanc & Catherine Webster, sopranos, Matthew White, countertenor, Charles Daniels & Colin Balzer, tenors, Sumner Thompson, barytone
Les Voix humaines Consort:
Susie Napper, Margaret Little, Elin Söderström, viols, Matt Jennejohn, cornetto and recorder, Olivier Brault & Geneviève Gilardeau, violins, Sara Lackie, harp, Sylvain Bergeron, lute & guitar, Patrick Graham, percussion
Nomination for an Opus award 2009 (CD of the year)
Available at Atma Classique