Josquin Des Prez. Absalon, Fili Mi, motet for 4 parts (poss. spurious). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook · twitter. Absalon fili mi (La Rue, Pierre de). Authorship Note This work was formerly attributed to Josquin Desprez. Movements/SectionsMov’ts/Sec’s, 1. Genre Categories. I re-open the question of Absalom fili mi with some diffidence. TVNM reade The attribution of Absalom to Josquin is found in three mid-century German.

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External link points to source file which may be viewed with Scorch. They are by Antoine Busnoys? Passages that sound similar to one another may arise from sharply contrasted compositional methods. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. The program’s title is “Renaissance Sax,” chosen because all the music is either from, or related in some way to, that period approximately A.

Sixteenth century master composer Josquin Desprez wrote some of the most strikingly glorious music I’ve ever encountered. Colloquium Proceedings, Utrecht, April 24—26,ed. Couldn’t a quartet of saxophones replace the four original voices? Skip to main content.

Recordings Renaissance Masterworks of Josquin Desprez. Gateway To Clasical Music: But, unlike many official expressions of grief, this one is piercingly real, almost as if the composer himself had been bereaved. Absalon, fili mi Composer: More specifically, he wrote this josquij regard to Absalon fili mi NJE We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future.

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From Shayne Ward to Matt Terry: There is of course no way of knowing whether the Absalon Master, in his next work, threw this principle to the wind and instead used either freely flexed fuga or indeed no fuga at all. Salve Regina, Josquin Desprez. InJosquin left the service of the duke and entered the service of the Sforza family, the governing family of Milan.

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Call —Herman Trotter. Read Ivan Hewett’s listening notes for this piece. Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae; Motets. Dinastia Borja The Borgia Dynasty.

All four voices in turn and in transposition sing identical statements of a fuga subject. Renaissance Laments and Elegies. As for Absalon itself, arguably it is too early to reach conclusions about its authorship. The key signature uses more flats than any other piece by Josquinand more are introduced as the composition proceeds.

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Against the Dying of the Light. Views Read View source View history. A strong case has also been made on stylistic grounds, however, for attribution to Josquin ‘s contemporary, Pierre de la Rue.

The combination of the ASQ’s creamy satin sonority and impeccable balance with Desprez’s unerringly engrossing voice leading, ear-riveting counterpoint and blissful harmonies make this CD an absolutely mesmerizing listening experience.


PostScript and MusiXTex files available. As for the flatwards spiral at the end of Absalon, it arises from the avoidance of augmented fourths and diminished fifths. Seven transcriptions of music by Josquin Desprez by the ensemble’s soprano Susan Fancher and baritone Harry Fackelman must be considered its centerpiece.

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Introspection Late Night Partying. ASQ’s ‘Renaissance Sax’ is one for the ages. Perhaps your josqiun cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly. National Trust discount code. His works include 18 masses, motets, 70 chansons, and many other secular works. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Telegraph Culture Music Classical music.

Absalon, Fili Mi, motet for 4 parts (poss. spurious)

Most likely this is a case of true inter- textuality: The exquisite little “Suite Francaise” by Poulenc had many treasures like the prayerful “Pavane” in autumn browns and golds. The images of David weeping for his abxalon Absalom, Jacob desiring his grave when fli with the blood-stained clothes of his son Joseph, and possibly Job in his misery, are all conflated in the text of an extraordinarily emotional motet, Absalon, fili mi.

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