"... strongly recommended."
"This excellent program embodies and exemplifies the wealth of the Codex Squarcialupi, the great manuscript source of 14th Century italian music... Not only do these musicians have top-quality technique and command of the style; they also clearly have a very deep affection for the music. The repertoire selection, sequencing and addition of diminutions and dances arranges by the Palatino 87 musicians are exceptionally fine... The solo recorder Estampie dance on ’Sedendo ll’Ombra D’Una Bella Mandorla’ arranged and played by Meike Herzig, is among the finest recorder playing I hav ever heard, sparkling with color and variety of phrasing in intricae passagework..."
Catherine Moore - American Record Guide - January/February 2013
"...The pieces are arranged to provide the utmost variety in form and style, and also of vocal and instrumental combination ... Maria Jonas sings with the grace and flexibility required and, in the caccia A poste messe by Jacob da Bologna, with great humour and verve. The three instrumentalists are uniformly excellent..."
Keith Bennett - The Early Music Review 151 - December 2012
Music **** Sound ****
Reinmar Emans - Fono Forum magazine - November 2012