C, E-flat, and G go into a bar. The bartender says:
- Sorry, but we don’t serve minors.
So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished, and G is out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not sharp enough. D comes in and heads for the bathroom, saying: (mais…)
In this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 6 verso of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. The end of Matins at the Second Sunday of Advent. Vanden Abeele talks about several of the responsories and other related particularities.
It’s not everyday you see the beautiful city of Venice cover with white colours. Temperatures will maintain around 0º. This kind of weather is really bad, especially for those without a roof. (mais…)
Tomorrow (18:30) I’ll be singing with Ensemble Vocal Manuel Mendes, directed by Christopher Bochmann, at the Sala de Actos of the Colégio do Espírito Santo, a former jesuit college that now houses the University of Évora. We will perform madrigals and chansons of the Renaissance, of composers like Orlando di Lasso, Clément Janequin, Jacob Arcadelt, Thomas Morley, Cyprien de Rore, among others. (mais…)
Tomorrow I’l be singing with Coro Polifónico Eborae Musica, directed by Pedro Teixeira, two concerts in Elvas. The first, at 11:30, will be in the church of São Brás; the second, at 16:30, will be in the church of Vila Fernando. These concerts are integrated in the festival “A Música Encanta o Património”, which is promoted by the Câmara Municipal of Elvas. We will perform the same programme in both concerts, which focuses in sacred music from the 16th and 17th centuries at Évora Cathedral, like Manuel Mendes and Estêvão Lopes Morago, to 20th-century composers, like Eurico Carrapatoso; also traditional portuguese songs by Fernando Lopes Graça and Eurico Carrapatoso.