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John Leavitt: The Renaissance Singer

Song NameComposer
What if I Never SpeedJohn Dowland
April Is in My Mistress' FaceThomas Morely
Musica, die ganz lieblich Kunst (Music, Most Wondrous Lovely Art)Johann Jeep
Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen (Innsbruck, I Now Must Leave You)Heinrich Isaac
Je le vous dirai! (Do not dare I say it!),Pierre Certon
Bonjour, mon coeur (Good Day, Sweetheart)Orlando Lassus

This colleciton of pieces represent the high art and refinement of the choral song from several countries during the age of the Renaissance. The vocal chamber music in this collection was designed for entertainment in a palace chamber or the home. All of the represented forms in this collection used both the familiar style of the homophony as well as polyphony. the pieces can be performed with multiple voices to each part or s little as one voice for each part. For the German and French songs, the original text is provided as well as an English paraphrase.

Item code: 1552B | Songbook | $5.95 |add item to cart
Early Music  | A Cappella | SATB | 120 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10
884088138592 | 1423425332 | 08596774

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