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In La Somme, France researching for the next Via Artis concert program. In these apparently innocent hills thousands of young men died during The Great War 1914-18.
Let the following four years serve as an incentive for reflection on the real nature of war!
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On Sunday 9th of March 2014 The Danish Broadcasting Corporation recorded our concert program "The Songbook from Eldorado" for broadcasting the following Wednesday in the EBU affiliated program P2 koncerten.
For Valentines day we present a beautiful Spanish 17th century song about rejected love - which is just another part of the story, although with less commercial appeal.
Parts of the new album "Crosswork" by Via Artis Konsort were recorded in San Esteban de la Sierra (Spain) in the beginning of June 2011
Music by Antonio de Cabezón recorded at the Cathedral of Salamanca by Via Artis Konsort member Poul Udbye Pock-Steen. The video is a tribute to the beautiful city of Salamanca, Spain and its urban life.
A Danish Medieval ballad from a Danish 15th century codex with the title "Sang til Jomfru Maria". The lyrics are written half in some sort of archaic Danish, half in latin. The video was made during a concert in Spain, autumn 2011.
The ballad is recorded on the album Crosswork.
Cantiga from "Cantigas de Santa María, Spain, XIII century, performed by the early music ensemble Via Artis Konsort. Recorded at Græsted Church, Denmark and filmed "on location" at the Monastery of Leyre, Spain.
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A piece for organ by the Spanish organist Francisco Correa de Arauxo. "Todo el mundo en general" is part of the album "El Arte de Tañer" [parla09001], recorded on the renaissance positives (organs) in the Soenderborg Castle, Denmark and the Historic Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain by the Danish organist Poul Udbye Pock-Steen. More info and background on the recording at the Via Artis Konsort website.
Via Artis Konsort performing medieval music at the festival "Músicas de la itinerancia" en Santiago de Compostela 2011.
This piece is a composition of two different Nordic medieval sequences "Missus Gabriel" and "Gaude Maria".
Both sequences can be found on the album Crosswork.