CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players
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CD Review: Pilgrimage to Montserrat/The Renaissance Players

It’s very likely that hundreds, if not thousands of Australians have retraced the legendary journeys  undertaken by medieval pilgrims to sacred sites in the Iberian peninsula. The shrine of St James the apostle, Santiago de Compostela in Galicia and the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria at Monserrat near Barcelona, have held a lasting fascination for…

The Renaissance Players Record Pilgrimage to Montserrat
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The Renaissance Players Record Pilgrimage to Montserrat

  The Renaissance Players’ latest double CD, Pilgrimage to Montserrat, is a welcome opportunity for 21st century listeners to hear a richly varied, yet stylistically true reconstruction of the songs that medieval pilgrims may have played to each other en route to discover the miracles of Montserrat.  Pilgrimage to Montserrat, music from the Iberian Peninsula, brings Winsome…