'Performance of excerpt from Aucassin et Nicolette'
This performance of an excerpt from Aucassin et Nicolette was performed by Alana Bennett on November 1, 2012 as part of her MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Honours dissertation at the University of Western Australia. The four minute film made by Belinda Bennett was uploaded to YouTube on November 1, 2012. Alana (a member of the medieval band Minerva’s Tower) plays a hurdy gurdy and wears medieval clothing. Aucassin et Nicolette is an anonymous twelfth or thirteenth century French chantefable (sung story) which combines prose and verse.
For the performance see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcqd9j3EhZY&feature=relmfu
An English translation of Aucassin et Nicolette by Eugene Mason is available at http://www.yorku.ca/inpar/aucassin_mason.pdf