Inter natos mulierum (chant) and motet Preco preheminencie (Dunstaple)
Dunstaple’s brilliant isorhythmic motet Preco preheminencie/Precursor premittitur/Inter natos mulierum, written in honour of St John the Baptist and apparently performed to honour John, Duke of Bedford in 1416. The motet is preceded by the plainchant Inter natos mulierum (a well known antiphon for St John) which is used in the Tenor of the larger polyphonic work. Performed at St Mary’s Guildhall, Coventry by The Binchois Consort under Andrew Kirkman. Performing edition by Philip Weller.