0

The Earliest Piece of Polyphonic Music Discovered by Giovanni Varelli

Earliest Piece Medieval Polyphony - Palma Choralis

The Earliest Piece of Polyphonic Music Discovered by Giovanni Varelli

2011-05-26
Cremona (Italy), Chiesa di S. Bassano

Earliest Piece of Polyphonic Music - Palma ChoralisThe Earliest Piece of Polyphonic Music Discovered – In 2011 Giovanni Varelli, working on his paper «Early Source for Two-Voice Organa in British Library, Harley 3019» he presented at several international conferences (Med-Ren, Cantus Planus…), asked Palma Choralis’ cooperation in performing and recording both antiphon and organumSancte Bonifati martyr”. Thus, we are pleased to present our performance of the earliest known practical piece of Western polyphonic music (910s AD) supervised by the musicologist who discovered this source during his internship at the British Library.

LINKS
Musicological paper Giovanni Varelli, Two newly discovered tenth-century organa, Early Music History, 32 (2013), pp. 277-315
London British Library · Music Blog
University of Cambridge · News
FB posts · Palma Choralis

 

YOUTUBE VIDEO
Earliest Piece of Polyphonic Music - Palma Choralis

Leave a reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>