Parle Qui Veut: Moralizing Songs of the Middle Ages
Sollazzo Ensemble / dir. Anna Danilevskaia
LINN – CKD529
This has to be one of the most exciting and engaging releases of medieval song in recent years. The Sollazzo Ensemble offer a programme of French and Italian works drawing chiefly on Trecento composers from around Florence and their French counterparts. The moralizing theme allows for a great deal of variety from both known and anonymous composers to form a coherent and varied programme. This album forms part of the ensemble’s prize as winners of the 2015 York Early Music Artists Competition and is recorded with a warm clarity by LINN records in the National Centre for Early Music.
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