B-Gu Ms 15 #45

chantIn this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 22 recto of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. We are still in Christmas matins, towards the end, with the responsories “Confirmatum est”, with verse; “Te laudant angeli”, with verse. A beautiful V capital of famous responsory “Verbum caro”. Rearrangement of the “Verbum caro” (shortening the verse, which on the following page is an extended doxology) (Cf. this “Verbum” with the “Verbum” in Tongeren B-To olv 063). (mais…)

B-Gu Ms 15 #044

chantIn this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 21 verso of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. Continuation of Christmas matins, second nocturn. Responsories of Christmas call for some virtuosity, e.g. 5th/6th system. New verse of the responsory “Ecce agnus”? Or simply a correction? Q-capital of verse seems original… (compare with e.g. fourteenth-century antiphoner from Abbey of Sankt Lambrecht (Steiermark, Austria), with verse “Hoc est testimonium”). (mais…)

F-Pn 1585 Guillaume de Machaut’s “Ite missa est” 3

MachautThis is the third episode (first and second episodes) of the series of movies on the various sources of Guillaume de Machaut’s Messe de Notre Dame using, as an example, the Ite missa est.

This movie is part of a series of movies where Psallentes sings Machaut’s Ite missa est and Deo gracias. In an introductory movie the manuscript page as a whole is on show (3.0). In related movies, each of the four voices can be followed in detail (3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4). The audio is always the same. Video 1 corresponds to the triplum, 2 to the motetus, 3 to the tenor, and 4 to the contra-tenor. (mais…)

Call for Papers “A Música na Ordem Franciscana”

I Seminário Nacional Estudos Franciscanos10 de Maio de 2014 | Centro de Estudos Franciscanos (Porto, Portugal)

I Seminário Nacional
“A Música na Província Portuguesa da Ordem Franciscana”

Este primeiro Seminário Nacional sobre a Música na Ordem Franciscana na sua Província Portuguesa, pretende avaliar a presença e o papel da música na Ordem Franciscana em Portugal, versando as seguintes áreas temáticas: (mais…)

Josquin/Narváez – Cum Sancto Spiritu

This is the second video (first video here) of the series I prepared on the intabulations for vihuela of sacred an vocal music from the Renaissance.

The composer featured in this video is Josquin des Prez (c.1450-1521), one of the finest and most widespread composers of the Renaissance. His music is particularly important to the Iberian vihuelists, who use Josquin’s music widely. (mais…)

F-Pn 22546 Guillaume de Machaut’s “Ite missa est” 2

MachautThis is the second episode (first episode here) of the series of movies on the various sources of Guillaume de Machaut’s Messe de Notre Dame using, as an example, the Ite missa est.

This movie is part of a series of movies where Psallentes sings Machaut’s Ite missa est and Deo gracias. In an introductory movie the manuscript page as a whole is on show (2.0). In related movies, each of the four voices can be followed in detail (2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4). The audio is always the same. Video 1 corresponds to the triplum, 2 to the motetus, 3 to the tenor, and 4 to the contra-tenor. (mais…)