Courts of Love, Castles of Hate: Troubadours & Trobairitz in Southern France 1071-1321 by Aubrey Burl

The time period in question -- 1071-1321, as the book's title states -- was a time of great upheaval.  Kings and nobles vied for power and status.  England and France were at war more often than not.  The Crusades were a part of the culture, which included the Albigensian Crusade wherein the Catholic Church sent … Continue reading Courts of Love, Castles of Hate: Troubadours & Trobairitz in Southern France 1071-1321 by Aubrey Burl

Thank You

Before the day completely got away from me, I wanted to give a big thank you to both Abby Green and to Meredith Ruduski of the Texas Early Music Project.  Both of them emailed me today to let me know the orders I'd placed have shipped, which means I should have musical awesomeness arriving soon.  As I'm … Continue reading Thank You