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Italian music blossomed in the early Renaissance, featuring beautiful flowing melodies which helped shape the beginnings of a new style. In ''Ecca la Primavera: 14th- and 15th-century Music from Italy'', to welcome spring, Folger Consort performed music from Italian manuscripts by Landini, Hugo and Arnold de Lantins, Ciconia, and Du Fay. All of the music in this program was composed within about a 70-year span, between about 1370 and 1440, and the variety of sonority, harmonic language, and rhythmic texture is stunning.
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[[Folger Consort]] performed ''Ecco la Primavera: 14th- and 15th-Cenutry Music from Italy'' from March 11 to March 13, 2011, in Folger's [[Elizabethan Theatre]]. Italian music blossomed in the early Renaissance, featuring beautiful flowing melodies which helped shape the beginnings of a new style. To welcome spring, Consort performed music from Italian manuscripts by Landini, Hugo and Arnold de Lantins, Ciconia, and Du Fay. All of the program music was composed within about a 70-year span, between about 1370 and 1440, with a stunning variety of sonority, harmonic language, and rhythmic texture.  
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[[File:Ecco la Primavera Folger Consort 2011.jpeg|280px|left|thumb|Detail of Botticelli's ''Primavera'' (c. 1482).]]
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==Artists==
 
==Artists==
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*Christopher Kendall: lute, citole
 
*Christopher Kendall: lute, citole
  
===Guest artists===
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===Guest artists: Trefoil===
=====Trefoil=====
 
 
*Drew Minter: countertenor, harp
 
*Drew Minter: countertenor, harp
 
*Mark Rimple: countertenor, harp, psaltry, citole
 
*Mark Rimple: countertenor, harp, psaltry, citole
 
*Marcia Young: soprano, harp
 
*Marcia Young: soprano, harp
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[[Category: Public programs]]
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[[Category: Folger Consort]]
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[[Category: 14th century]]
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[[Category: 15th century]]

Latest revision as of 11:10, 23 July 2014

Folger Consort performed Ecco la Primavera: 14th- and 15th-Cenutry Music from Italy from March 11 to March 13, 2011, in Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. Italian music blossomed in the early Renaissance, featuring beautiful flowing melodies which helped shape the beginnings of a new style. To welcome spring, Consort performed music from Italian manuscripts by Landini, Hugo and Arnold de Lantins, Ciconia, and Du Fay. All of the program music was composed within about a 70-year span, between about 1370 and 1440, with a stunning variety of sonority, harmonic language, and rhythmic texture.

Detail of Botticelli's Primavera (c. 1482).











Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: vielle, recorder
  • Christopher Kendall: lute, citole

Guest artists: Trefoil

  • Drew Minter: countertenor, harp
  • Mark Rimple: countertenor, harp, psaltry, citole
  • Marcia Young: soprano, harp