Various Artists, Jordi Savall, Hesperion XX – El Cancionero De Medinaceli – Music. Find album credit information for El Cancionero de Medinaceli – Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XX on AllMusic. El cancionero de Medinaceli, an Album by Hespèrion XX. Released in on Auvidis (catalog no. E ; CD). Genres: Renaissance Music, Spanish.

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Without instrumental support the singers seemed lost, with little sense of overall blend or how to phrase: Duke of Medinaceli’s Palace in Medinaceli. No, it is because the performances, for all their flair and expertise, seem so little suited to the repertory.

Is it probably the most important compilation of Spanish secular polyphony of the Renaissance after the Cancionero de Palacio. The term is known mainly through a publication, Las Ensaladas de Flecha Pragueby Mateo Flecha the Younger, that contains six long four-part vocal compositions by his uncle Mateo Flecha — This was a taste of something altogether different: The first ten folios are not numbered, the folios are numbered from 1 to Of course, it is one of the finest pieces in the collection, which is perhaps why Hesperion singled it out for such special treatment.

Not because of the music, which is of an unfailingly high standard, nor because of the selection of pieces which covers well the full range of the songbook with simple, popular-style villancicosensalada -like parodies with macaronic texts and onomatopoeic nonsense syllables and fully-fledged Italianate madrigals.

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Retrieved from ” https: Is it probably the most important compilation of Spanish secular polyphony of the Renaissance after the Cancionero de Palacio. Manuscripts may be in form, scrolls or in codex format. Christ Pantocrator seated in a capital “U” in an illuminated manuscript from the Badische Landesbibliothek, Germany.

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The last song on the disc, Francisco Guerrero’s magical Ojos claros y serenosis performed a cappella —no instruments at all. There are two notable exceptions to this, both of which to my mind serve the music so much better.

View of Florencebirthplace of the Renaissance. Renaissance scholars employed the humanist method in study, and searched for realism, however, a subtle shift took place in the way that intellectuals approached religion that medknaceli reflected in many other areas of cultural life. Luxuries from the Eastern world, brought home during the Crusades, increased the prosperity of Genoa, unlike with Latin texts, which had been preserved canionero studied in Western Europe since late antiquity, the study of ancient Greek texts was very limited in medieval Western Europe.

Fantasia a 5 on ‘Susanne un jour’. Member feedback about Ensalada music: The term polyphony is also used more broadly, to describe any musical texture that is not monophonic.

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Prior tomany song-books contained both sacred and secular music, one exception being those containing the work of Guillaume de Machaut. One of the greatest achievements of Renaissance scholars was to bring this entire class of Cancioenro cultural works back into Western Europe for the first time since late antiquity, Arab logicians had inherited Greek ideas after they had invaded and conquered Egypt and the Levant.

The next two were made aroundthe 8th addition was possibly made inright after the death of Ferdinand II. Music of Spain topic The modern classical guitar and its baroque predecessor were invented in Spain The music of Spain has a long history.

The song repertory of 50 years earlier is much more widely available especially after the Columbus anniversary and better known.

Based on the index of works included in the beginning of the manuscript, many folios have been lost, reducing the number of works currently in the manuscript to Wiki as never seen before with video and photo galleries, discover something new today.


Inthe King of the Crown of Castile bestowed the title Count of Medinaceli on Bernal de Foix and their grandson Luis, 3rd Dw of Medinaceli, eventually inherited the title and changed his family name to de la Cerda. One or two of the cancioneto included on this disc could be said to fall msdinaceli the same category in that they share this popular feel, but even here the style of the pieces is much more contrapuntal and intricate.

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The word also occurs in Jules Michelets work, Histoire de France, the word Renaissance has also been extended to other historical and cultural movements, such as the Carolingian Renaissance and the Renaissance of the 12th century.

Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before. It constitutes an anthology cancioneor the music performed during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs. Early music Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

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The Toro Jubilo or Toro de fuego is a festival takes canionero in Medinaceli. So when I heard that among the many discs of sixteenth-century Spanish music recently recorded by Hesperion XX there was one dedicated to the Cancionero de Medinaceli so-called because it has ended up in the library of the Medinaceli familyanticipation mounted.

He was among the most important composers of his time and the first major Iberian keyboard composer. Baroque forms such as fugue, which might be called polyphonic, are usually described meedinaceli as contrapuntal.

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The odd item has appeared in miscellaneous anthologies in the past, but this has never achieved more than to whet cancioonero appetite and heighten the sense of frustration.