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La Rossignol: Arie e Danze Cortigiane - Musica Rinascimentale
By La Rossignol. By Anonymous, Domenico Baronio, Domenico da Piacenza, Fabritio Caroso, Guglielmo Ebreo, Joan Ambrosius, Pierre Phalese Liber, Thoinot Arbeau, Tieleman Susato, Pierre Attaignant (1494-1553), Giorgio Mainerio (1535-1582), Cesare Negri (1536-1604), and Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi. Classical, Renaissance. Classical. Listening CD. Naxos #IIIMIL 0169. Published by Naxos (NX.IIIMIL-0169).
Item Number: NX.IIIMIL-0169
The Italian Renaissance was an extraordinarily creative period in all areas of knowledge. Music and dance belonged to a season of incredible richness in which all the great masterpieces followed one after another in a fascinating and astonishing rise in all the town courts poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, and dancers gave life and movement to an ever-changing society. Although dance was prohibited in medieval times, it, was later considered a moral activity of educational merit and was thus treated as a refined and elegant art with a precise written form. Festivities were the natural context for dance, a complex cast of movement often reflecting ceremonial celebrations of the royalty (engagement, wedding, birth, battle victory etc... all Renaissance court activity). On the present release, the ensemble La Rossignol explores dance tunes by Renaissance composers.
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Listening CDs are traditional music recordings. Listening CDs make a great educational supplement - hear exceptional professionals play the music you're learning! Or, just enjoy listening to the music you love.