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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Just as Beethoven summarized the accomplishments of the Viennese school, Josquin summarized the accomplishments of the preceding generations of Dufay and Ockeghem. British Library Royal 8 G. Read Ivan Hewett’s listening notes for this piece. Thus the saxophone quartet is exceptionally well-suited to perform this music.

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ASQ’s ‘Renaissance Sax’ is one for the ages. We included Harry Fackelman’s transcription of Josquin’s moving lament Absalon, fili mi made some years earlier, and I chose several more motets and all five movements of the Missa pange lingua to complete the program.

But the crown may have been two sections from the “Missa Pange Lingua. Recordings Renaissance Masterworks of Josquin Desprez.

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Gateway To Clasical Music: This likeli- hood increases significantly when strict fuga occurs in every section of a work. Not quite top of the pops: Each and every one of the motets featured on this recording is truly a absallon of Renaissance counterpoint. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

Absalon, fili mi (Josquin des Prez)

Again, some care seems to have gone into the crafting of this passage. Simply irresistible Here are some suggestions for classical CDs that will have an irresistible appeal to the various appetites of the music aficionados on your gift list. The result is economical, symmetrical and rational; but it is also highly expressive, since the fuga subject fits the sound and mean- ing of the words so well.

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Brian Russell submitted Most likely this is a case of true inter- textuality: Josquin des Prez or Pierre de la Rue Number of voices: Josquin was so revered that dozens of dubious pieces were attributed to him, to give them extra lustre. Tallis Scholars Live in Oxford. From Shayne Ward to Matt Terry: What Is Our Life? The curious death of the Christmas hit single is a tragedy for the younger generation Neil McCormick. In the paragraphs below I canvass for greater precision, by penetrating below the sounding surface of the music and focusing nar- rowly on the substance of the fuga imitation on which the polyphony is founded.

Text underlay is editorial. Nonetheless, they do allow the fuga profile of Absalon to be described succinctly and precisely, and they open up new and absalln useful lines of enquiry. As for the flatwards spiral at josquiin end of Absalon, it arises from the avoidance of augmented fourths and diminished fifths.


National Trust discount code. This and more Desprez will be recorded by the ASQ for release next year.

For sheer, unadulterated beauty, this concert must rank as one of the most memorable in the Ansalon Saxophone Quartet’s 22 years of public life. More specifically, he wrote this with regard to Absalon fili mi NJE Friday, October 29, Original text and translations may be found at Absalon, fili mi. The key signature uses more flats than any other piece by Josquinand more are introduced as the composition proceeds.

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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. Sunday, December 16, Thomas Schmidt-Beste Turnhout, basalon Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers.

Click on this photo to enlarge the review.: I first heard Josquin’s masterpiece Ave Maria inand I simply had to play it! However, it would be easy to rewrite the music using X—Y—X instead.