April 2010

#10-18 (04/26/10)

The Book of Science and Music

Note: Jordi Savall's exploration into Dimitrie Cantemir, son of the ruler of Moldavia, who came to Ottoman Istanbul as a young man of 20 in 1693, publishing a stunning exploration of the Sufi, Sephardic, and Armenian musical crossroads of the time.

Composer: Dimitrie Cantemir

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#10-17 (04/19/10)

The Forgotten Kingdom: La Tragédie Cathare, Part III

Finally, the Inquisition, diaspora of Cathar poets and singers, and final days.

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CD Info: AVSA9873. CD 3 Persecution, diaspora and the end of Catharism 1229 - 1463



#10-16 (04/12/10)

The Forgotten Kingdom: La Tragédie Cathare, Part II

This week, the affront to the church and the declaration of the Albigensian crusade.

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CD Info: AVSA9873



#10-15 (04/05/10)

The Forgotten Kingdom: La Tragédie Cathare, Part I

In yet another book/CD compilation, Jordi Savall tackles the rise and destruction of the sect that inspired the Troubadour movement. In this program, the rise of the Cathars.

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CD Info: AVSA9873.





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