Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento With Vocalists Trio Eos
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The last date listed for Florence: Christmas Music of the Trecento was Sunday December 23, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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A rich blend of music and theater, the earthly and the divine, The Second Shepherds' Play is a… More
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The Folger Consort is one of the best (if not the best) early music groups in the Washington area, displaying impeccable scholarship and wonderful musicianship, and exploring the music of many different levels of society in many different regions and in many different languages. The only way in which this event could be made even more interesting for unitiated audiences would have been for one of the musicians to tell us the names of the instruments they were playing, and describe how our present-day musical instruments have evolved from them. I was also curious about whether the music we heard was typically sung by three women, or if it had been adapted from music designed to be sung by male singers.
Quotes & Highlights
Enjoy a pre-concert discussion at 7:00pm.
Altissima luce col grande splendore
La manfredina/la rota instruments
Gloria Rosetta instruments — Antonio Zacara da Teramo
Gloria — Johannes Ciconia
Cominciamento di gioia instruments
Verbum bonum et suave
Gloria ad ogni vento
Da ciel venne meso novello
Christo è nato
Sanctus — Mediolano
Ave Maria, gratia plena
Ave maris stella instruments
O Maria virgo/O maria maris stella
Nova stella aparita
Benedicamus instruments — Paolo Tenorista da Firenze
Gloria in cielo e pace in terra
(Unless otherwise noted, all compositions are anonymous.)