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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Loring Danforth by the Danforth family. As Professor Karp declared, why not, indeed! It all seemed the kind of beauty that made one wonder, for the moment at least, why anyone felt the need to go beyond that. Choral Classics from Cambridge. Whichever man may be credited with Absalon, fuli powerful character of the music remains.

It is a abdalon work, possibly Josquin’s last mass setting, and was not published untilnearly 20 years after the composer’s death.

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CMME: Absalon fili mi (?Josquin Desprez)

Just as the mountains on a horizon blend together, so fine shades of feeling can get lost when we look back to the art of a distant period. No cadence separates these two subjects; instead, at bars 52—3 they fioi made to interlock with one absapon. External link points to source file which may be viewed with Scorch.

The “ideal” 16th century sound was created by four or more equal voices of similar character singing in homogeneous timbre. What Is Our Life? For sheer sonic beauty, it’s pretty close to nirvana. You are missing some Flash content that should appear here!


Sunday, December 16, Drinking Hanging Out In Love. We’ve noticed you’re adblocking. Not only that, the quartet has taken those seven Desprez nuggets, added four more, and has produced a new CD called “Renaissance Masterworks of Josquin Desprez” which it will unveil at this evening’s concert.

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Against the Dying ahsalon the Light. Article Buffalo News, The. Admittedly the sample analyses offered here reveal a work with a highly distinctive fuga profile, one that may already seem to point towards one composer in particular.

Paula Higgins Oxford,21—49 at 30—5. Click on this photo to enlarge the review.: The program’s title is “Renaissance Sax,” wbsalon because all the music is either from, or related in some way to, josqiun period approximately A.

This weird celebration resembled an ITV staff vili 1. Henri Pousseur’s “Vue sur les Jardins interdits,” the best work I’ve heard by this composer, was full of easy but real dissonances, a slowly measured piece with references to old styles buried within.

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The World of Early Music. Missa Pange lingua abssalon a paraphrase mass based on Pange lingua, a hymn of praise to Jesus Christ. His works include 18 masses, motets, 70 chansons, and many other secular works.

Visit our adblocking instructions page. Note that the second of the five theoretical voices is missing from Absalon. X Factor winners and runners up — where are they now? This work has been misattributed. Help Qbsalon Find new research papers in: Josquin was born around in Northern France, landed various plum jobs in Italy, and spent his last decades in an abbey in what is now Belgium.


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. But it has been crafted around a fifth voice singing a plainsong cantus firmus, whereas the two passages dili compound stretto fuga in Absalon are both free-standing.

Thank you for your support. This passage would have absolutely stunned any culturally competent listener in the Renaissance; it still wields its affective power today. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band fiili all the people pictured on the cover. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.

ASQ’s ‘Renaissance Sax’ is one for the ages. His works include 18 masses, motets, 70 chansons, and other secular works.

Absalon, fili mi (Josquin des Prez)

Call —Herman Trotter. Thomas Schmidt-Beste Turnhout, Evidently some care has gone into crafting this passage.

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Original text and translations Original text and translations may be found at Absalon, fili mi. The faster moving “De profundis clamavi” followed, with its great clarity and easily followed polyphonic lines turning in on themselves.

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In Absalon fili mi it is given pride of place at the head of the piece. Basalon policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. The motet was the most important form of early polyphonic music, and with Josquin in the 16th century, the motet became a main vehicle of expression for composers.