Ensemble Beltatz

Music from Orient and Occident

TAOABIL – CD order here

Lucia Mense – recorder and traverso
Bassem Hawar – djoze, percussion
Riccardo Delfino – hurdy-gurdy, harp and voice

“La Beltatz” – occitan for “beauty” was the focus of the chant of trobadors and trouvéres in the middle ages.
Orient and Occident were active in permanent cultural exchange – due to pilgrimage and trade, crusades and last but not least: traveling musicians.