Gaude flore virginali - Music from the Eton Choirbook
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Gaude flore virginali - Music from the Eton Choirbook

Gaude flore virginali - Music from the Eton Choirbook

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The Church of St. Ignatius of Antioch

552 West End Ave

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Music from the Eton Choirbook
Music of Browne, Fayrfax, Kellyk, and Sutton

Pre-Concert Lecture 7:00 PM - James Kennerley

Music from the Eton Choirbook, the richly illuminated survivor of Reformation and Civil War, was assembled between 1500 and 1505 for the chapel at Eton College. Each of the glorious antiphons to the Virgin Mary is without comparison in the vast body of the early Renaissance Choral music. England, separated from the mainland, was late to arrive at the High Renaissance. Tudor composers created a unique world of sound, texture and harmony. Antiphons to the Virgin Mary were sung at the conclusion of the night office of Compline and stood alone as an entirely musical form of prayer and devotion. Join us as we sing the music that defined a culture and style in late medieval England under the rule of the magnificent Tudors kings Henry VII and Henry VIII.

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The Church of St. Ignatius of Antioch

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