Red Iris

Red Iris - Instrumental music from 14th century Italy
Sinfonye
Glossa "nouvelle vision" GCD 920701

Contents:

    Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 62v:
  1. Trotto

  2. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 57r-58r:
  3. Tre fontane

  4. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 61r-62r:
  5. Principio di virtu

  6. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 63r-v:
  7. La manfredina & la rotta

  8. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 56r-v:
  9. Chominciamento di gioia

  10. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 60r-v:
  11. Palamento

  12. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 62v-63r:
  13. Saltarelo II

  14. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 58r & 59v:
  15. Belicha

  16. Anon., British Library, MS Additional 29987, folio 62r:
  17. Saltarello I

Playing time: 53' 11"

Performers:
Stevie Wishart (medieval fiddle, symphony), Jim Denley (percussion), Pedro Estevan (percussion)

Recording site and date:
Iglesia de San Miguel, Cuenca, Spain [07/1996]

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): 75/896-103 (dec. 1997)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):

Comments:
Information from owned CD. The interpretation is strong and persuasive; although this material has been recorded many times, this is the one to own in the "currently available" CD section. This is also an interactive one (PC or Mac), but of very moderate interest.

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Pierre-F. Roberge