CD Review: Gabriel’s Message/The Renaissance Players
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CD Review: Gabriel’s Message/The Renaissance Players

Cantigas de Santa Maria Volume V, Gabriel’s Message The Renaissance Players, Tall Poppies, TP232 Gabriel’s Message is the fifth and final volume in The Renaissance Players’ CD collection collectively called the Cantigas de Santa Maria. Gabriel’s Message continues the ensemble’s excellent performances in the style of the time, on replicas of ancient  instruments. The recording…

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…