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Medieval Dances

2 Disc Set

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

“The ensemble is at its foot stomping best!” – American Record Guide

The two individual volumes of EM/NY’s performance of the extant repertory of medieval instrumental dances, originally released in 1995 and 1996 on the Lyrichord Early Music Series label, now reissued as a two-disc set.


Disc 1 – 14th century Italian instrumental dances from the Visconti Manuscript.

​Disc 2 – Medieval Italian, French and English instrumental dances. 

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



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