Le Roman de Fauvel or Mundud Inversus
clavisymbalum, double flute, and recorders
The 14th–century relocation of the papacy from Rome to Avignon provided ripe opportunity for both shock and satire.
The Roman de Fauvel, an allegorical verse about an orange-hued donkey who becomes king, and whose marriage to Fortune results in the antichrist, is probably the best known work to come out of the tumult.
Basel-based virtuosa Corina Marti performs exquisite musical selections by Philippe de Vitry and others, Ars Nova tales that tell of calamity that ensues when a state loses its way and an ass takes the throne.
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