Gherardello da Firenze, Per non far lieto

Lachlan Hughes (voice) and Jacob Mariani (gittern) perform Gherardello da Firenze’s balata Per non far lieto. Gherardello was active in Florence in the first half of the fourteenth century. The performance is introduced by Dr Mikhail Lopatin.

Part of a lecture-recital of medieval song at the New College Antechapel in Oxford on 7 June 2019. Scholars and performers of medieval music from Oxford and beyond gave a presentation on the issues surrounding the performance of 13th- and 14th-century music, featuring live performances.