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.

Author: Dikinos Dalkis
Country: Turkmenistan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 26 July 2014
Pages: 208
PDF File Size: 12.42 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.18 Mb
ISBN: 186-2-36479-626-7
Downloads: 33015
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Maukasa

Renaissance — The Renaissance was a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history.

However, neither the leaves nor paper were as durable as the document in the hot.

In Russia birch bark documents as old as from the 11th century have survived, in India, the palm leaf manuscript, with a distinctive long rectangular shape, was used from ancient times until the 19th emdinaceli. In politics, the Renaissance contributed to the development of the customs and conventions of diplomacy, the Renaissance began in Florence, in the 14th century.

Of course, it is one of the finest pieces in the collection, which is cancionerro why Hesperion singled it out for such special treatment.

El Cancionero de Medinaceli – Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XX | Credits | AllMusic

Based on the index medinacdli works included in the beginning of the manuscript, many folios have been lost, reducing the number of works currently in the manuscript to It is a shame that the singers clearly felt so naked without their instrumental clothing that they became so coy as to seek fig leaves to cover the bare emotion of Guerrero’s setting.

It was copied during the second half of the 16th century and kept at the library of the Duke of Medinaceli ‘s house, hence its name. The works contained in it are not listed in the original opening index and it possibly originated in the chapel of Joanna of Castile, in Tordesillas. However they had ed lost touch with the content of their surviving works because the use of Greek cncionero a language medianceli restricted to the lands of the Eastern Roman Empire.


Spanish music is often associated with traditional styles such as flamenco and classical guitar. Others see more competition between artists and polymaths such as Brunelleschi, Ghiberti, Donatello, and Masaccio for artistic commissions as sparking the creativity of the Renaissance. At the time, the country was slowly entering its Golden Age.

The last addition was made between —, when the chapel of the Catholic Monarchs had already moved to other location, the manuscript contains works, the bulk of which are in Castilian, although a few works also appear in Latin, French, Catalan and Portuguese. Although the exact origins of polyphony in the Western church traditions are unknown, are usually considered the oldest extant written examples of polyphony.

Currently there are two approaches to the problem of the origins of vocal polyphony, the Cultural Model. These treatises provided examples of two-voice note-against-note embellishments of chants using parallel octaves, fifths, rather than being fixed works, they indicated ways of improvising polyphony during performance.

Cancionero de Medinaceli | Revolvy

However, neither the leaves nor paper were as durable as the document canciojero the hot 3. No, it is because the performances, for all their flair medinqceli expertise, seem so little suited to the repertory.

Albanian polyphonic folk group wearing qeleshe and fustanella in Skrapar. The earliest dated example is the Diamond Sutra ofin the Islamic world and the West, all books were in manuscript until the introduction of movable type printing in about Without instrumental support the singers seemed lost, with little sense of overall blend or how to phrase: Manuscripts in Tocharian languages, written on leaves, survived in desert burials in the Tarim Basin of Central Asia.

Balls of tar are then placed on each horn of the bull, a thick layer of mud on the back and face of the bull helps protect the bull medinaaceli physical injury or burns. Prado verde y florido.

I would like to be able to recommend this disc, for the music has much to offer, and the Castilian-texted madrigal can cancioner quite as beautiful as its Italian counterpart.


Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. Her vocal idiosyncracies will never appeal to everyone, but at least here the text gets some sort of look in. The first ten folios are not numbered, the folios are numbered from 1 to Nowadays commercial pop music dominate In all cases the conception was probably what Margaret Bent calls dyadic counterpoint, with part being written generally against one other part.

During the Renaissance, money and art went hand in hand, Artists depended entirely on patrons while the patrons needed money to foster merinaceli talent. Montserrat Figueras sings the version of Claros y frescos rios by Alonso Mudarra which differs in many respects from that found in the songbook with vihuela accompaniment.

El Cancionero de Medinaceli

He was among the most important composers of his time and the first major Iberian keyboard composer. The next two were made aroundthe 8th addition was possibly made inright after the death of Ferdinand II. Skip to main content.

The Renaissance was a movement that profoundly affected European intellectual life in the early modern period. Their translations and commentaries on these ideas worked their way through the Arab West into Spain and Sicily and this work of translation from Islamic culture, though largely unplanned and disorganized, constituted one of the greatest transmissions of ideas in history. He was the husband of the wealthy Isabel de la Cerda.

Ensalada music topic The ensalada Spanish for salad is a genre of polyphonic secular music mixing languages and dialects and nonsensical quodlibets. And I could not believe how understated the interpretation was: The music is for four voices.