Music of the Cracow Academy – works written by composers associated with the Cracow /Kraków/ university: Nicolaus de Radom, Johannes de Jaszona, Petrus Wilhelmi de Grudencz, found in polish manuscripts from the early 15th century ( Kras 52, Kj 2464, and assorted sources). Contains interesting examples of early polish polyphony in Latin and vernacular.
Medieval Marian Songs of Poland , Germany, France and Spain from 13th to 16th century – works from the Krasiński and Raczyński family manuscript, lays of the minnesingers, motets from the Codex Montpellier Cantigas the Santa Maria of Alfonso el Sabio; the programme presents Polish music against the background of similar songs from the other countries.
The Glogauer Liederbuch , compiled in Silesia ca. 1480, is one of the most important 15th century collection of music , and without a doubt the most valuable manuscript of its kind in Poland. It owes its significance to the extensive and diverse repertoire of, primarily three-voice, vocal and instrumental works of a religious or secular nature. Notable composers whose works are found in the songbook include Dufay, Ockeghem, Busnois, and Petrus de Grudencz. The date and place of its compilation make it the common cultural property of Bohemia, Germany and Poland.
Music from the time of the Cruisades , a musical and poetic chronicle of the Crusades written by prominent artists and statesmen like King Richard the Lion-Hearted and Thibaut de Champagne . Vivid and diverse in melodic structure and variety of instruments used (reconstructed after 12th and 13th century Spain sculptures and paintings), it owes much of its appeal to the rhythms and expressiveness derived from the music of the East.

May and Nightingales – love songs of the troubadours, the first artistic love lyrics, based on a poetry, whose intricacy has rarely been surpassed since. Symbols of love such as May, the song of the nightingale , and flowers were stock elements of this poetry and it is around these themes that the concert is arranged.. Our intention was to let the poets speaks directly to the audience of their love and sorrow, their amorous rapture and dejection; to sing the beauty of the ladies of their hearts and the beauty of Nature, of how their passion was stirred by May flowers in bloom and the trill of songbirds. The works collected in the programme were written by some of the greatest love poets of the 12th through the 15th centuries: Vaqueiras, Lescurel, Ventadorn, Machaut and Wolkenstein.

Music from the Time of Boccaccio – a programme based on the court music of the Ars Nova period ( Landini , Machaut) . This was the period in which composers of secular music made high requirements of the performance-singer. In terms of figuration works from the Italian school of the 14th century may be compared with the most difficult Baroque arias; the French school brought a characteristic melodiousness and a new harmony to polyphonic music. The programme includes forms typical for Ars Nova : madrigals, caccias, virelais and ballatas . Performance of such compositions requires excellent technique and attainment with musicians on the part of the singer.
Cantigas de Santa Maria - 13th century songs by King Alfonso X El Sabio
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