Les Fantaisies de Josquin – The Instrumental Music of Josquin Desprez – The Medieval Lute and the Ensemble Leones

Marc Lewon is a musician, musicologist and a specialist in German studies. He is specialized in the music of the middle ages and early Renaissance and he is playing with several ensembles including his own group Ensemble Leones.

Marc Lewon and the Ensemble Leones have already recorded three CDs with music by Josqin Deprez, Neidhard and Agricola:

A set of videos of performances of Marc Lewon and his groups with music by Neidhard, Oswald von Wolkenstein, Alexander Agricola and Josquin Deprez can be found in the youtube channel ReallyEarlyMusic. I have compiled the videos in the following playlist:

Playlist ReallyEarlyMusic

Additional Information

About the production of the CD  Les Fantaisies de Josquin: http://www.leones.de/cd_josquin.html

Notes about the instrumental music by Josquin Desprez: http://www.leones.de/josquin.html

Presentation of the CD on the website of the  Christophorus Verlages: http://www.christophorus-records.de/v2.php?p=0&do=detail&c=12216

About the composition “Sei Gelobt du Baum”: http://www.leones.de/20.html

Wikipedia about Josquin Desprez: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josquin_des_Prez

Josquin project – a project dedicated to the music of Josquin Deprez: http://josquin-projekt.de/

Website about the midlle ages including notes about the medieval instruments (German): http://www.mittelalter-recherche.de/

Website of Kate Buehler-McWilliams (Unprofitable Instruments) with information about the medieval instruments: http://www.trombamarina.com/

A discussion about the medieval lutes with pictures and videos: http://www.mittelalterforum.com/index.php?page=Thread&postID=130602

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