Difference between revisions of "Josquin & Isaac: Master of the Notes (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.
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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.
  
[[File:Viol da gamba Folger Consort 2005.jpeg|300px|left|thumb|Folger Consort Artistic Director Rober Eisenstein plays the viol da gamba in ''Josquin & Isaac.'' Claire Duggan.]]
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[[File:Viol da gamba Folger Consort 2005.jpeg|300px|left|thumb|Folger Consort Artistic Director Robert Eisenstein plays the viol da gamba in ''Josquin & Isaac.'' Claire Duggan.]]
  
  

Latest revision as of 15:46, 21 September 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.

Folger Consort Artistic Director Robert Eisenstein plays the viol da gamba in Josquin & Isaac. Claire Duggan.















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

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