Capilla Antigua de Chinchilla, Jose Ferrero (conductor)
The myth of the Holy Grail has occupied a central place in Western culture. It was believed by many to have been used by Christ at the Last Supper, and in the Middle Ages writers saw the Grail as a dish, or a chalice, or a precious stone. Songs and instrumental music celebrated its mystical power and were composed by some of the greatest troubadours, mystics and singer-poets of the age: Chretien de Troyes, Walther von der Vogelweide, Wolfram von Eschenbach, and Hildegard of Bingen. This disc uniquely focuses on the common threads between Grail literature and music.
Staeter dienest der ist guot, Wolframs goldener Ton, D'amors qui m'a tolu a moi, Atressi com Persavaus el temps que vivia, Was sol ein keyser one recht?, Fowles in the frith, Percival's Lament (D'amors qui m'a tolu), Under der linden, Karitas habundat, Palastinalied, Laus Trinitati, La Ultime Estampie Royale, Do man dem edelen sin gezelt, Ich saz uf eime steine
Running time: 54 min