Medieval Song from Spain and Cyprus
March 13-15, 2009
Folger Shakespeare Library's program of medieval song includes music that reflects Islamic, Jewish, and Christian traditions. Selections from the famous 13th century Spanish work Cantigas de Santa Maria are paired with songs from 14th-century French-ruled Cyprus and instrumental works for fiddles, citoles, harp, winds, and bagpipes.
Robert Eisenstein--ville, recorder
Christopher Kendall--citole, lute, harp
Mary Springfels--vielle, citole
Tom Zajac--recorder, bagpipe, flute, percussion