The Lost Voices Project

Companion resource to Les livres de Chansons Nouvelles de Nicolas Du Chemin (1549–1568), hosted by the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance in Tours, France

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fl. 1530’s–1550’s

Total of 18 chansons credited to Morel in Attaingnant, Susato, Phalèse, and Du Chemin imprints of the 1530’s through 1550’s. “Sy c’est amour de mourir” from the 12e livre, was originally issued by Attaingnant in 1549. Several of his chansons (but none from Du Chemin) are settings of texts issued in Lotrain’s La Fleur 1542-3. Clément Morel is known to have been maistre des enfants in Nevers in 1552, when he declined an invitation to join the Sainte Chapelle at Bourges