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Early Music Consort

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Early Music Consort

The Early Music Consort of London
Origin UK
Genres Classical, Early Music
Labels Argo
Past members David Munrow, Christopher Hogwood, James Tyler

The Early Music Consort of London was founded by Christopher Hogwood and David Munrow in 1967 and disbanded in 1976 following Munrow's death. It produced many influential collections of early music, typical of which was The Art of the Netherlands issued as a three-record set in 1976.

Selected discography

  • Ecco la primavera - Florentine Music of the 14th Cent (1969)
  • Music of the Crusades (1971)
  • The Triumphs of Maximilian I (1970)
  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970)
  • Music for Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain (1972)
  • The Art of Courtly Love (1973)
  • Praetorius - Dances and Motets (1973)
  • Music of Guillaume Dufay: Missa "Se La Face Ay Pale" (1974)
  • Instruments of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1976)
  • Monteverdi's Contemporaries (1976)
  • Music of the Gothic Era (1976)
  • Greensleeves to a Ground (1976)
  • Festival of Early Music - Music from 14th Century Florence, Music of the Crusades & The Triumphs of Maximilian (1976)
  • Henry Purcell: Birthday Odes for Queen Mary (1976)
  • The Art of the Netherlands (1976)
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