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Landini and his Time -14th Century Italian Ars Nova

Ensemble Alba Musica Kyo

Anonymous, Francesco Landini, Jacopo Da Bologna, Matteo Da Perugia, Lorenzo Da Firenze

SKU: 5793

Year of release: 1993

1. Saltarello Anonymous 02:55
2. Gram piant' agli ochi Francesco Landini 03:58
3. Conviens' a fede Francesco Landini 03:33
4. Donna, la mente mia Francesco Landini 02:28
5. De. dinmi tu Francesco Landini 02:06
6. S'i' ti son stato Francesco Landini 02:56
7. Istampie 'Lamento di Tristano' Anonymous 03:44
8. Saltarello Anonymous 02:18
9. Vestisse la cornachia Jacopo Da Bologna 03:00
10. I'me sun un che Jacopo Da Bologna 02:14
11. Sera quel zorno Matteo Da Perugia 06:15
12. Estampie Anonymous 05:05
13. A poste messe Lorenzo Da Firenze 05:56
14. Povero cappator Lorenzo Da Firenze 02:39
15. Non so qual i' mi Lorenzo Da Firenze 03:02
16. Come in sul fonte Lorenzo Da Firenze 07:07
Total time: 59:22

About this album

Music of the Trecento At the dawn of the fourteenth century, the Trecento, an Italian tradition of polyphonic music with texts in the vernacular tongue began to develop. The first centres were the towns and courts of Lombardy in the north. Before, French musical and literary influence had been strong both by the imported culture of emigrated troubadours from Southern France and by some of the teachers at the Paduan university who had studied music at the University of Paris. The new Italian style was different from the contemporary French music, being less intellectual and more expressive with the realistic images in the text. Only near the end of the Trecento the two styles came to be fused….

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(...) Le jeu souple, prcis et lumineux des instrumentistes mrite une mention particulire. (...)


(...)De cd voert je naar een andere denk- en klankwereld, ver weg van onze muziekwereld (...)

BBC Music Magazine

(...) Their imaginative approach to both instrumentation and programming proves especially alluring.(...)


Technical Specifications

Digital To Analog ConverterSony
Mastering EquimentSony digital Editor 3000
Mastering EngineerBert van der Wolf
Mixing ConsoleRens Heijnis Custom made
MicrophonesBruel & Kjaer, Schoeps
Analog To Digital ConverterdCS900
Recording DateSeptember 1992
Recording LocationResnswoude - The Netherlands
EditingTom Peeters
Recording EngineerBert van der Wolf
ProducerBert van der Wolf