This discography of Guillaume Du Fay (Dufay) builds on the work published in Fanfare in January and March 1980. There are more than three times as many entries in the updated version. It has been published in recognition of the publication of Guillaume Du Fay, his Life and Works by Alejandro Enrique Planchart (Cambridge, 2018) and the forthcoming two-volume Du Fay’s Legacy in Chant across Five Centuries: Recollecting the Virgin Mary in Music in Northwest Europe by Barbara Haggh-Huglo, as well as the new Opera Omnia edited by Planchart (Santa Barbara, Marisol Press, 2008–14).
Acknowledgment is due to the late Pierre Roberge for his exhaustive list of records containing music of Du Fay in www.medieval.org/emfaq; to Alejandro Planchart for enabling me to identify Mass movements in his forthcoming edition; to Mark Bailey and Andrew Jones (Yale Historical Sound Recordings) for enabling me to identify the Christschall Kyrie; to Malcolm Walker for the date of the first recording; to Martin Elste for valuable suggestions; to Barbara Haggh-Huglo for valuable assistance; to Robert Aubry Davis (‘Millennium of Music’) for valuable additions; to David Fallows for useful observations; to the late Eric Hughes for some obscure additions to the original version; and to Michael Gray for dates in Classical-discography.org.
Additions and corrections may be conveyed to the compiler for inclusion in a revised version of the work. Go to Chantdiscography.com and click on ‘contact us’. A scan of a CD booklet that provides needed data would be invaluable.
December 2015; revised April 2016; revised January 2018; revised January 2019
PMMS Guillaume Du Fay Discography (opens pdf)