Istanpitta II


Medieval Dances

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

"The ensemble is at its foot stomping best .... I enjoyed it so much I had to go buy the first volume!" American Record Guide

Artists: Wayne Hankin - bagpipes, shawms, flutes; Karen Hansen - rebec, vielle, dulcimer; Rosamund Morley - vielle; Patricia Neely - vielle; Christa Patton - flutes, shawms, bagpipe, harp; Paul Shipper - lute, flutes, hand drums, tabor, bells, clay drums; Frederick Renz - clavicytherium, organistrum, portative organ; Thomas Zajac - shawm, bagpipes, flutes, slide trumpet, harp
Guest Artist: Glen Velez - frame drums, nakers, side drum

Istanpitta II (Vol. 2) - Medieval Italian, French and English instrumental dances, completing EM/NY's performance of the extant repertory of medieval instrumental dances. (Originally released in 1996 on the Lyrichord Early Music Series label)

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

- 13th Century French & English Dances

1.La Quinte Estampie Real

2.La Tierche Estampie Roial

3.Nota I


5.La Seconde Estampie Royal

6.Dansse Royale I

7.English Dance

8.Nota II


10.La Quarte Estampie Royal

11.La Seste Estampie Royal

12.La Seste Estampie Royal [&] La Uitime Estampie Real

13.Nota III

14.Danse Real II [&] Danse Real III

- 14th Century Italian Dances


16.Principio di Virtu

17.Dança Amorosa [&] Troto