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La Romanesca

Amor e Guerra

La Romanesca’s debut performance.

Opening concert of the first La Romanesca Subscription Series. St Mary’s Anglican Church, North Melbourne. 6 May 1978


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Publicity photograph. Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne,  c.1980. Photo Peter Harvey Wright

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Live to air radio broadcast from the ABC Rippon Lea Studios. c.1988.

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Publicity photo for La Romanesca's first European Tour in 1983.

La vaga luce

A performance of a stunning ballata by Don Paolo da Firenze. Performed by Hartley Newnham, Simon Biazek and John Griffiths on an ABC TV program from the late 1980s about Melbourne patron Louise Hanson Dyer, the press she founded in Paris, Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre, and the participation of La Romanesca in the Fourteenth Century Recording Project that aimed to record and document over one hundred of the unrecorded songs edited in the series Polyphonic Music of the Fourteenth Century

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Melbourne, c. 1987

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York Festival, University of Western Australia, 1989


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Iberian Triangle

Photograph of La Romanesca, part of the cover art in the group's 1992 CD Iberian Triangle

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La Romanesca performing in the wonderful natural amphitheatre at the Four Winds Festival at Bermagui on the New South Wales south coast on 11 April 1993.

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La Romanesca on tour in southern Queensland in March 2012

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In Melbourne in July 2014 

Two snippets from an iPhone recording on 8 December 2018 at Farm Vigano, in Melbourne's north. The first is a fragment of "Ben Aindi Habibi" [see Iberian Triangle] and the second is the dance from "En o sagrado Vigo" the sixth of the seven Cantigas de Amigo of Martin Codax [see Monodies].

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LOVE LYRICS & ROMANCES — ABC television broadcast 1980

LA ROMANESCA IN VENICE — 1986 at I Frari and the Venice Conservatorium

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