In this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 25 verso of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. In this episode we are still in the Matins for the feast of St Stephen (26 December). (mais…)
Video of the first of two settings of Jesu Redemptor, for four voices, by Aires Fernandes (fl. 1550), which served as a refrain for the litany pro Defunctis. The recording is from Ensemble Eborensis’s last concert 16 July 2014 in Évora, and the video was produced by associção de ideias. (mais…)
João Lourenço Rebelo’s motet Panis angelicus is, to me, one of the most interesting mid-seveenthenth-century works of Portuguese polyphony. The motet is written for seven voices a capella contrary to most of Rebelo’s music, which always features a continuo part, and stands out as a fine example of what was achieved in terms of the prossecution of stile antico writing. A fine recording with a nice video by Portuguese group Capella Duriensis, directed by Jonathan Aeyrst.
In this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 25 recto of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. We are at the end of the antiphons for the first nocturn of the matins of St Stephen, followed by the first, second and third responsories of (obviously) the same matins. Beautiful S with mysteriously not fully coloured top half. There are several proofs (again) that this capital was made after text and music. (mais…)
Mateus d’Aranda’s (c.1495-1548) motet Adjuva nos Deus, for four voices, was recorded by my group Ensemble Eborensis, in our open rehearsal at Évora Museum, 6 June 2014, with the video produced by associação de ideias. (mais…)
In this video Hendrik Vanden Abeele talks about folio 24 verso of the 1481 Ghent antiphonary. In this episode one can find the Processional antiphons BMV. These antiphons are also to be used on Marian Vespers, with Magnificat, up until Purification (2 February).
Start of Matins Stephen (the First Martyr, 26 December) with the invitatorium combining Christmas and Stephen theme and six antiphons of first nocturn. (mais…)