Worldes Blysse

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Barnes & Noble - Andrew Farach-Colton
None of these 12 self-professed "baebes" are classically trained singers or musicologists. In fact, only a few of the songs on Wordless Blysse are actually old; the rest were freshly composed by members of the ensemble, using medieval texts. But while it's a far cry from the refined sounds -- and scholarly approaches -- of Anonymous 4 and other echt early-music ensembles, these Mediaeval Baebes sing with appealing ethereal earthiness. The tunes are folksy and memorable. Piping recorders, jangling tambourines, the delicate pluck of zithers, and otherworldly sounding hurdy-gurdies add atmosphere and an enticing whiff of ...
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Barnes & Noble - Andrew Farach-Colton
None of these 12 self-professed "baebes" are classically trained singers or musicologists. In fact, only a few of the songs on Wordless Blysse are actually old; the rest were freshly composed by members of the ensemble, using medieval texts. But while it's a far cry from the refined sounds -- and scholarly approaches -- of Anonymous 4 and other echt early-music ensembles, these Mediaeval Baebes sing with appealing ethereal earthiness. The tunes are folksy and memorable. Piping recorders, jangling tambourines, the delicate pluck of zithers, and otherworldly sounding hurdy-gurdies add atmosphere and an enticing whiff of authenticity.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/25/2007
  • Label: Caroline
  • UPC: 724384667221
  • Catalog Number: 46672
  • Sales rank: 40,586

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mediæval Bæbes Primary Artist, Ensemble
Dorothy Carter Vocals
Teresa Casella Vocals
Nichole Sleet Vocals
Audrey Evans Vocals
Karen Lupton Vocals
Derrick McLean Pipe
Rachel Van Asch Vocals
Katherine Blake Vocals, Musical Direction
Technical Credits
Dorothy Carter translation
Simon Heyworth Mastering
Katharine Blake Composer
Dave McKean Illustrations
Declan Colgan Producer
Unspecified Enemies Composer
Karen Lupton Lyricist, translation
Vickie Richardson translation
Williams translation
Roby Wood Engineer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Mediaeval Babes

    really enjoy the cd "Worldes
    Blysse" , i find it soothing and melodic. Also purchased "Mirabilis", like it just as much or more. Will buy more Mediaeval Baebes music.

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