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All Music
4½ Stars
Best of 2017: 'The ensemble's pure instrumental sonorities and virtuosic singing make this album a delightful introduction to medieval music, and the recorded sound makes the listening experience a pleasure.'
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Diapason d'Or: 'The musicians led by Anna Danilevskaia bring a bold freshness to these songs, which, driven by their passion, reveal a bright and picturesque Middle Ages.'
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Early Music America
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Disc of the Year: 'Sollazzo Ensemble's exuberant collection of medieval songs is my disc of the year.'
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Giornale Della Musica
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The Arts Desk
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Editor's Choice: 'This has to be one of the most exciting and engaging releases of medieval song in recent years...absolutely bewitching.'
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The Sunday Times
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The Observer
4 Stars
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Sollazzo Ensemble - Parle qui veut - De Standaard

09 December 2017
De Standaard
Annemarie Peeters

Middeleeuwse betovering! Deze nieuwkomers tuimelden met het nodige oproer onze oren binnen: gewoon omdat ze zo waanzinnig veelbelovend zijn. Puntgaaf en ontroerend.
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