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The Hilliard Ensemble has done a tremendous job in this recording.
Anyone who has the least interest in serious music should be familiar with Perotin's works, just as they would with all the "greatest" composers.
The Hilliard Ensemble's interpretations are superb and capture all the richness and power of this great idiom.
One of the great masters in all of Western music, to hear his polyphony (anytime and every time) is to stoke a belief in angels. Read morePublished 4 hours ago by Towelclerk
With twenty-five 5-star reviews and three 4-star, this disc doesn't need any additional endorsement it seems. Yet I'll add mine and try to make it short. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Discophage
Even though I enjoy Early Music, I am sadly late in discovering this album by the seven-member Hilliard Ensemble, performing works by Perotin and other 12th-century compositions. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dr. Debra Jan Bibel
I am addicted to this recording and that's not a bad thing! I can listen daily and never tire of it.Published 12 months ago by anonymous
This was a recording of unusual medieval religious music from around the 13th Century. The sound is very haunting to me and has fascinated me since I first heard it. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by Walter A. Dryja
I heard a piece on Perotin on NPR, and was stunned by the beauty of this recording. I now own it, and it has been in heavy rotation within the context of my daily life. Read morePublished on December 6, 2011 by Adam
I'll try not to repeat any information in the other reviews. I'll hold off adding to the plethora of laudatory adjectives already given (and well deserved) and say... Read morePublished on April 4, 2011 by Sir Pentor
This disc came as quite a surprise. I'm not usually interested in early music, but a release from ECM New Series and with the Hilliard Ensemble seemed like a safe bet. Read morePublished on October 29, 2009 by Christopher Culver
I recently picked up the Hilliard Ensemble's performance of the late twelfth-century choral music of Perotin, the first composer to be known by name in the West, and a CD of... Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by David Keymer