Setecentos

We have included in this repertoire several examples of Western European music, which also influenced our musical culture in Brazil. For the interpretation of this repertoire, which spreads along seven hundred years of instrumental music, we use copies of recorders from the renaissance and baroque. We also use twenty-century models, including a recorder that uses electronic capabilities for sound manipulation. Ricardo Kanji & Cesar Villavicencio play on this album. Repertoire | Composers Notas – Medieval music The pieces we play here are called notas. Sources seem to suggest that these French dances were a mixture between other two dances called estampies and puncta. Written in a polyphonic manner and festive in spirit, they were possibly used by the aristocracy and by the people in general. They made part of the daily lives of society at the end of the fourteenth century. Orlando...