Blondel de Nesle, Mes cuer me fait conmencier (RS 1269) – Old French version

Dr Matthew P. Thomson performs Blondel de Nesle’s chanson Mes cuer me fait conmencier (RS 1269). In this performance, Thomson represents different voices within the poem in a dramatic rendering of the song.

Part of a lecture-recital of medieval song at the New College Antechapel in Oxford on 7 June 2019. Scholars and performers of medieval music from Oxford and beyond gave a presentation on the issues surrounding the performance of 13th- and 14th-century music, featuring live performances.