Trio Mediaeval is back with a new album of sacred music released on March 15, 2011.Trio Mediaeval
A Worcester Ladymass
Anna Maria Friman
voice Linn Andrea Fuglseth
voice Torunn Østrem Ossum
Few vocal ensembles produce quite as beautiful and finely blended a sound as this Norwegian trio... Allan Kozinn, The New York Times
Oslo's Trio Mediaeval presents a reconstruction of a 13th century votive Mass to the Virgin Mary, based on surviving manuscripts from a Benedectine Abbey in the English Midlands. Inserted amid the medieval music are a Credo and Benedicamus Domino specially composed for this program by Gavin Bryars. Indeed, the old and the new intermingle in the work of this vocal ensemble. Anna Maria Friman: The members of Trio Mediaeval feel that performing mediaeval music today gives us the freedom to let our imagination and ideas flow, as though we are creating contemporary music."
Listen to a few sample tracks here: http://player.ecmrecords.com/trio-mediaevalUpcoming performances of music by Trio Mediaeval in USA:
- March 23TorontoSt Anne's Church performance of new piece by James Rolfe
- March 26Kansas City, MOCathedral of the Immaculate Conception Friends of Chamber Music
- March 29University Park, PAPasquerilla Spiritual Center Penn State University
- March 31Hanover, NHDartmouth College
You should be able to find this album in fine record stores but for your convenience, here is the link to the page on Amazon.com where you can preorder: amazon.com
This story appears courtesy of ECM Records.
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