Istanpitta - Dances Florentines Du Trecento
1 CD - Label: Alpha - ALPHA510 - - - Ensemble: Henri Agnel
Istanpitta Tristano & Manfredina; Istanpitta Ghaetta; Istanpitta In Pro; Istanpitta Chanconetta Tedescha; Istanpitta Saltarello; Istanpitta Saltarello & Trotto; Istanpitta Isabella; Istanpitta Tre Fontana; Istanpitta Saltarello
Although the estampies are formally based on the scheme of verse and refrains, they allow for a certain degree of freedom. During the fourteenth century, music was mobile, composed then reinvented: improvisation, ornamentation and the art of preluding were the keynote.