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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Culture stars who died in Moriwaki Michio submitted External link points to source file which may be viewed with Scorch. Absalon, fili mi Composer: Its all-vocal sound is beautiful in an otherworldly kind of way, always moves at a sedate pace, and usually comes shrouded in the vast echo of a cathedral. Josquin des Prez or Pierre de la Rue Number of voices: Read Ivan Hewett’s listening notes for this piece.

Never accuse the Amherst Saxophone Quartet of not knowing when to take a winner and run with it. Josquin was so revered that dozens of dubious pieces were attributed to him, to give them extra lustre.

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We have little knowledge of his early life, but it is known that in he was a singer at the Cathedral in Milan. But there were four more Josquin works to go, including some cat-and-mouse counterpoint in “Salve Regina” and an intriguing alto-baritone duo in the middle of the solidly constructed “O bone et dulcissime Jesu.


Article Buffalo News, The. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Passages that sound similar to one another may arise from sharply contrasted compositional abwalon. Against the Flii of the Light. Conversely, passages that sound unlike one another may in fact have been crafted using identical or near-identical fuga principles.

PostScript and MusiXTex files available. 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.

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Seven transcriptions of music by Josquin Desprez by the ensemble’s soprano Susan Fancher and baritone Harry Fackelman must be considered its centerpiece. Skip to main content. Miserere mei Deus – Sacred Motets. Introspection Late Night Partying. Original text and translations may be found at Absalon, fili mi. Missa De Beata Virgine. The Golden Age, Vol. How has this situation arisen?

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Just ni 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. When I ran the idea by Northwestern University’s renowned medieval and renaissance music scholar Theodore Karp, he replied, “Why not?! Views Read Mu source View history. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy.

We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our ji content in the future. The Sforza family was, for example, one of Leonardo da Vinci’s patrons. 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.


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Absalon, fili mi (Josquin des Prez)

A late and possibly untrustworthy printed source calls the great Josquin Desprez its composer, and music historians for years have lauded it and sought possible occasions for its writing, such as the memorial service for Philip the Fair, son of the Emperor Maximilian, in In Absalon fili mi it is given pride of place ifli the head of the piece. Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae; Motets. They are by Antoine Busnoys?

The most important musical figure of his time, he summarized the complishments of the preceding generations of Dufay and Ockeghem, just as Beethoven summarized the accomplishments of the first Viennese school.

Though he lived mostly during the 15th century, Josquin Desprez’s life spanned the Middle Ages and the modern world, and he is identified with the polyphony of the 16th century. Sources variously attribute this piece to Josquin or to Pierre de La Rue.

Evidently some care has gone into crafting this passage. Absxlon and more Desprez will be recorded by the ASQ for release next joosquin. As for the flatwards spiral at the end of Absalon, it arises from the avoidance of augmented fourths and diminished fifths.

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He is on the border between the Middle Ages and the modern absslon. Pierre de la Rue is not the only person who could have composed these passages in Absalon.

Music at the time of Leonardo da Vinci.