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Josquin--whose ravishingly expressive works were universally admired for their sublime beauty--was unquestionably the greatest composer of his age. Yet, Isaac--who astonishing versatility produced songs in every language, lively instrumental pieces, and masterpieces of Flemish contrapuntal art--was not far behind. In the season's opening concert, ''Josquin & Isaac: Master of the Notes'', the [[Folger Consort]] performed motets, songs, and carmina by both Renaissance masters. Performances were held from October 7 to October 9, 2005.
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[[Folger Consort|Folger Consort]] performed ''Josquin & Isaac: Master of the Notes'' from October 7 to October 9, 2005. Josquin--whose ravishingly expressive works were universally admired for their sublime beauty--was unquestionably the greatest composer of his age. Yet, Isaac--who astonishing versatility produced songs in every language, lively instrumental pieces, and masterpieces of Flemish contrapuntal art--was not far behind. In the season's opening concert, the Consort performed motets, songs, and carmina by both Renaissance masters.
  
 
==Artists==
 
==Artists==

Revision as of 12:22, 16 June 2014

Folger Consort performed Josquin & Isaac: Master of the Notes from October 7 to October 9, 2005. Josquin--whose ravishingly expressive works were universally admired for their sublime beauty--was unquestionably the greatest composer of his age. Yet, Isaac--who astonishing versatility produced songs in every language, lively instrumental pieces, and masterpieces of Flemish contrapuntal art--was not far behind. In the season's opening concert, the Consort performed motets, songs, and carmina by both Renaissance masters.

Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: violin, viol
  • Christopher Kendall: lute

Guest artists

  • Philip Cave: tenor
  • Barbara Hollinshead: mezzo soprano
  • William Sharp: baritone
  • Daniel Stillman: recorders, trombone, dulcian
  • Margriet Tindemans: viol
  • Jay White: countertenor