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Pierre Abélard - Musical creation

devotioFirst performance: late 2014

6 performers: mixed voices with instruments
Lyre and bowed lyre, citole, harp, gemshorn, reed flute, bells.

 


Pierre Abélard is one of the major historical figures of the XIIth century.
A cleric, poet and composer, he is also considered nowadays as a great scholar.

This programme, based on his poetic works, also attempts to conjure up the musical universe in which his life and relationship with Héloïse took place.