Recorder31 - Day 3
Today we're revisiting one of our Early Music @ 1 performances from the Amyas Ensemble featuring Emily Baines on tenor recorder and Arngeir Hauksson on lute playing 15th century divisions.
The pieces performed are "Bel Fiore Danca" from the Faenza Codex and "La Spagna, Falla Con Misuras" from "De pratica seu arte tripudii" by Da Pesaro. Watch the video to find out more about this type of music and the instruments used in the performance!
Inspired to play some divisions and explore how this form of composition developed? Why not have a look at our collection of sheet music based on divisions and our renaissance tenors!
Amyas Ensemble owes its very existence to the theatre. Its founding members met working at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and began exploring other repertoire together whilst performing on Broadway. Many of the instruments the group performs on were ones which were popular in theatrical productions in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries and their performances often have a very theatrical flair!