Silk and Spice / Cantigas
Early instrumental music inspired by the Silk Road. Cantigas takes us on a musical journey through mediæval Europe, Asia and the Middle East, where the meeting of diverse cultures resulted in an interaction and exchange of musical ideas.
Features dances from the middle ages, monophonic Hebrew melodies and Spanish monophonic songs played on percussion, recorder and mediæval string instruments.
Los set goyts
Ecco la Primavera (Francesco Landini)
Tels rit au main qui au soir pleure (Guillaume de Machaut)
A mon dan soy esforsieus (Guiraut Riquier)
The Silk Road
Press Quotes“... there is a sheer joy to the music making ... the playing is first rate.”
— Andrew Ford, ABC 24 Hours
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