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Istanpitta: Medieval Dances

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.

Istanpitta: Medieval Dances

  • 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

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

    - Washington Post

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