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Les haulz et les bas meets Michel Godard


The Ensemble Les haulz et les bas is known for its innovative, vital and virtuosic performances of mediaeval music on shawms, bagpipes, trumpets and percussion. Michel Godard, one of Europe's leading Jazz musicians, has rediscovered and redefined another ancient wind instrument, the Serpent, in the context of modern improvised music. Commissioned for the 'Alpentöne' festival 2011, this new programme reworks mediaeval themes, including music by the Monk of Salzburg, Oswald von Wolkenstein and Guillaume Du Fay, and Godard's own compositions into a new and unique synthesis, crossing over borders of time, space and cultures.

Music of the Angels
Renaissance Winds
Ad modum tubae
Council of Constance
Johannes Ciconia
The Good, the Bold and the Fearless
Early Folk Music
Mediaeval Summits
Orient & Occident

Early Music & Jazz
ars supernova

Winds & Dance
Alta Danza
A Grand Renaissance Ball

Multimedia Productions
...and he called for his pipers three
Plus Ultra
The Notebook of Zorzi Trombetta

Les haulz et les bas & belladonna
Missa Sevillana

Programmes for Children