History

A Music State Chapel: The St. Mark’s Basilica

In contrast to the state of research of not so many years ago, current knowledge about the music chapel of St Mark’s in Venice is based on an increasingly extensive series of […]

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Pescespada Mediterraneo

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Il pescespada del Mediterraneo è un pesce azzurro dal sapore abbastanza forte, basta però trovare la ricetta giusta per cucinarlo e renderlo molto delicato. Quella che vi propongo di seguito, fidatevi lo […]

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English Language / Tecnica

Singing, In Style, Renaissance Vocal Music

Renaissance vocal music does not seem to be an integral and faithful derivation of polymnia, but rather appears to have progressed logically out of the medieval trends. More evolutionary than revolutionary, the […]

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Clemens: Ego flos campi!

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Jacobus Clemens Non Papa’s Marian motet ‘Ego flos campi’ (I am the flower of the field) can confidently be dated to autumn 1550. Clemens was employed for a few months during the autumn of […]

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Performance Practice of the Renaissance Music

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Basic Assumptions Not only one way to perform music of this period; much freedom is allowed. Little or no distinction is found between instrumental and vocal styles; they are usually interchangeable. Need […]

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