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Asteria in France - episode 004 - of Sheep and Roses: the Chateau de Germolles
Sunday, July 8, 2007
In April, 2007, Asteria was invited to spend a week living at the 14th century ducal palace in Germolles, the sole remaining country chateau of the dukes of Burgundy. Wanna come join us?
 
Asteria in France - episode 003 - Troubadours!
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
In search of the roots of courtly love, Asteria travels to the land of the troubadours in the langue d’oc region of France where the Occitan culture was in full bloom in the 12th and 13th centuries. Contains footage from Lasserre, Carcassonne, and the Troubadour castle at Puivert!
 
Asteria in France - episode 002 - Paris: le Chansonnier Cordiforme
Tuesday, December 5, 2006
Asteria’s second episode takes us to Paris where we have an appointment to see the gorgeous "cordiforme" manuscript at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, a unique double-heart book from the late 15th century containing some of the most beautiful music of the period...
 
Asteria in France - episode 001 - Champagne
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Asteria’s first episode takes us to Barzy sur Marne in champagne country where we get accustomed to the French way of life at the 16th century chateau of our dear friend Alan...
 
Asteria embarks on a 1 year adventure in France to explore the sources of late medieval polyphony.

From the deepest archives of the
Bibliothèque
nationale de France
to the fabled chateaux and towns of Burgundy, Asteria will trace the routes of the Valois dukes responsible for the great blossoming of the burgundian chanson in the 14th and 15th centuries in northern Europe.