Performing as Cantigas
Cantigas recreate the music of the Middle Ages with authentic compositions which use techniques of mediaeval performance practice such as countermelodies, drones, rhythm parts and creative improvisation.
A collection of traditional melodies from the important courts of Spain, France, Egypt and Jerusalem in the Middle Ages.
Performer: Oud, Lute, Darabouka, Bells
Early instrumental music inspired by the Silk Road. Cantigas takes us on a musical journey through mediæval Europe, Asia and the Middle East, where the meeting of diverse cultures resulted in an interaction and exchange of musical ideas.