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Explore Choral Music of the Renaissance Thursday, October 11, 2012

Introduce the music of the Renaissance to your men’s and women’s ensembles with Renaissance Men and Renaissance Women, edited by John Leavitt.  Each collection contains five well-known and representative a cappella works from the time period.  In Renaissance Men, you’ll find “Adoramus Te” (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina), “Ave Maria” (Jacob Arcadelt), “Cantate Domino” (Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni), “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming (Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen)” (Michael Praetorius) and “O Vos Omnes” (Giovanni Croce); and contained in Renaissance Women are “How Merrily We Live” (Michael East), “Sonatemi un balleto” (Giovanni Gastoldi), “Je le vous dirai!” (Pierre Certon), “Mein Feinslieb” (Johann Jeep) and “Tanzen und Springen” (Hans Leo Hassler).  Use the complete collections to plan a Renaissance concert, or use individual titles in your programming throughout the years – at $3.95 each, they’re a great way to get more for your money!

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