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The Music from the Leuven Songbook

In our upcoming program, What’s Old is New: The Leuven Chansonnier, we’ll perform music from the Leuven Chansonnier, a 600-year-old book containing 49 secular love songs from Medieval France. We’ve chosen 14 of those songs to perform in our concert, six of which...

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How the Leuven Chansonnier Was Discovered

This January, we are excited to perform music that, until recently, was lost to the sands of time. Our program What’s Old is New: The Leuven Chansonnier features music from a tiny medieval songbook that was recently discovered.   The book, which is still in its...

Leuven Chansonnier