From the liner notes of the CD, Full Well She Sang: "Claudin de Sermisy's (c.1490-1562) 'Jouissance vous donneray' is a woman's song which has gained a certain fame because of its place in musical iconography. There are four extant paintings, all by an anonymous painter active around 1525 known as the Master of the Female Half Lengths, depicting three female musicians. In each painting one woman is playing a flute, one is playing a lute, and one is singing, and in each picture it can be discerned that the music they are performing is Sermisy's 'Jouissance.'"

FULL WELL SHE SANG
Full Well She Sang, Toronto Consort. SRI005, SRI, Canada


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