Performers: Stefano Albarello (voice, citole, 'ud, saz, gittern), Paolo Faldi (recorders, shawm), Marco Muzzati (santur, edufe, bendir, darbukka, riqq), Gianfranco Russo (vielle, lyre)
Playing time: 70'
Recording date: March 1998 (Lucca)
Released: 1998 (Symphonia), 2011 (Pan Classics)
The program features Galician works by Martin Codax (fl.c.1230), the "Cantigas de Amigo" which are the only songs analogous to the more famous contemporary Cantigas de Santa Maria surviving with music in Spain. Berenger de Palou (d.1194) was an Occitan troubadour. Also included are songs in other idioms from Spain in the period, including sephardic and Andalucian repertory.
The program finds a theme of love & and separation to unite these disparate items.
To purchasing information for this disc.
To FAQ references to this recording.
To FAQ CD index page.Todd M. McComb