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The Huelgas Ensemble is a Belgian early music group formed by the Flemish conductor Paul Van Nevel in 1971. The group's performance and extensive discography focuses on renaissance polyphony. The name of the ensemble refers to a manuscript of polyphonic music, the Codex Las Huelgas.

Nevel is noted for his style of performing many pieces with the singers and himself in a large circle, rotating, both in live performances (such as at the Rheingau Musik Festival where the pews had to be unbolted from the floor of the Basilika of Schloss Johannisberg in 2005), and in recordings around the microphone hovering above the center.

In 2009, after 8 years with Harmonia Mundi of Bernard Coutaz, the group returned to the Sony Classics Group which celebrated the occasion with the reissue of a 15CD reissue box.

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Discography

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1975 A Secret Labyrinth: A Celebration of Music from the Middle Ages to Renaissance Huelgas Ensemble 15
1978 Motets Walons Huelgas Ensemble 1
1979 Ars moriendi Huelgas Ensemble 1
1989 O Cieco Mondo Huelgas Ensemble 1
1995 Musica Mystica II - Authentische Klänge aus Mittelalter und Renaissance Huelgas Ensemble 1
1997 Pierre de Manchicourt: Missa Veni Sancte Spiritus. Motets. Chansons Huelgas Ensemble 1
1998 Virelais, Ballades, Caccia Matteo da Perugia; Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 1
2000 O gemma lux Guillaume Dufay; Huelgas-Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 2
2002 Missa Praeter rerum seriem Cipriano de Rore; Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 1
2007 40 Voices Huelgas Ensemble 1
2007 La Quinta essentia Palestrina, Lassus, Ashewell; Huelgas-Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 4 1
2009 La poesia cromatica Michelangelo Rossi; Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 1
2009 Nicolas Gombert: Music from the Court of Charles V Huelgas Ensemble 1
Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem Cipriano de Rore; Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2010 PraeBACHtorius Johann Sebastian Bach, Michael Praetorius; Huelgas Ensemble, Paul Van Nevel 1

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