Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Stanford Celebrates Late-Medieval Composer

detail from Ockheghem facsimile manuscript from around the year 1500

It is rare that one would be able to attend a concert of entirely one composer's work, but tomorrow night at Stanford University, Stanford's own vocal group Cut Circle, will perform a whole program of the most celebrated 15th-century late-medieval composer, Johannes Ockeghem. Read More...

This is Missa cuiusvis toni, a gorgeous composition, comprising of intricately interacting vocal lines that sound smooth to the touch. Take a listen.

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