A Medieval Dance Band

Performed by Early Music New York - Frederick Renz, Director
[formerly New York's Ensemble for Early Music]

"Wild and wonderful medieval dance music, played by the best medieval dance band on the current scene." Washington Post

Artists: Wayne Hankin - bagpipes, shawm, flutes; Karen Hansen - rebec, psaltery, pipe; Rosamund Morley - vielle; Patricia Ann Neely - vielle; Christa Patton - flutes, shawms, bagpipe, harp; Paul Shipper - lute, flutes, hand drums; Frederick Renz - clavicytherium, organistrum; Thomas Zajac - shawm, bagpipes, flutes, dulcimer
Guest Artist: Glen Velez - frame drums

Istanpitta! (Vol. 1) - 14th century Italian instrumental dances from the Visconti Manuscript. (Originally released in 1995 on the Lyrichord Early Music Series label)

PLAY LIST (click a selection for a 30 sec mp3 preview)

- 14th Century Italian Dances

1.Salterello II [&] Trotto


3.Salterello IV

4.Italian Chominciamento di gioia

5.La Manfredina et la Rota

6.Tre fontane

7.Salterello I


9.Lamento di Tristano et la Rotta

10.In pro

11.Salterello III