Les Amours de Mai
Love Songs in the Age of Ronsard
Parthenia with Julianne Baird, soprano and Robert Mealy, violin
Release date December 8, 2009
French Renaissance songs and dances marked by grace, balance and a wonderful sense of lightness, featuring song settings of the poetry of Pierre de Ronsard by such composers as Claude le Jeune, Guillaume Costeley, Claude Goudimel, Eustache du Caurroy and others. Parthenia is joined by renowned soprano Julianne Baird and Renaissance violinist Robert Mealy.
"... a 'must have' for a serious collector of renaissance music." - American Record Guide