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Early Dreams: The World of Sor Juana de la Cruz
Constantinople & Barbara Furtuna - 'Folias'
1 Marionas  
2 Premiers songes  
3 Detente, sombra de mi bien esquivo  
4 Traigo conmigo un cuidado  
5 Pabanas  
6 Las fuentes mi voz socorran  
7 La Petenera / La Serena  
8 Soneto 164  
9 Soneto 148  
10 Soneto 165  
11 Afuera, afuera, ansias mias  
12 Canarios  
13 Fandango  
14 Paradetas  
15 Prolija memoria  
16 Las vacas  
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Constantinople's Early Dreams project represents both a return to the source and a rebirth for Constantinople. It is the start of a new cycle. The group was born ten years ago around a meeting of the sonorous, musical and cultural worlds of two instruments-the setar and the European lute-the first, monodic and drawing melodic contours around the latter's bass lines and harmonic patterns. This dialogue was complemented by the virtuoso percussion work of Ziya Tabassian and the rich sound of the viola da gamba, which can take on the roles of both bass instrument and solo voice. Since its inception, the ensemble has travelled the world to explore new projects arising out of unique musical encounters between old manuscripts and living musical traditions. Driven by a constant desire to renew itself through creation, the group's projects draw from existing material while leaving room for informed improvisation.

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Synd: NPR/Sunday Baroque, Galaxie, The Romantic Hours
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