magna melodia - music from the time of the magna carta
The CD features over twenty songs and melodies of the 12th/13th century recorded by Trouvere in 2014/2015. This recording features medieval lute, gittern, harp, symphony (a form of medieval hurdy gurdy), double flute, whistles, transverse flutes and voice.
The music is drawn from various manuscripts but focuses mostly on the Troparium de Catania (Norman Sicilian - 12th century) and the Ludus Danielis, Egerton Manuscript (Northern France - early 13th century). The CD also includes English music and songs of the troubadours and trouveres.