The Genius of Early Josquin: Missa D'ung aultre amer, Motets & Chansons
(DS, 8 or more singers & gothic harp)
Josquin Desprez is widely recognized as the greatest of the Renaissance master musicians. He set the standard for the various compositional techniques borrowed and utilized by most composers of his generation and beyond, and became famous as an iconic figure whose art captivated musicians and scholars for centuries. This programme centres around Josquin’s earliest works, and, in particular, his fascination with the D’ung aultre amer rondeau composed by his teacher Johannes Ockeghem. Also included are some of his most popular motets and chansons performed by Clare Wilkinson and Andrew Lawrence-King.