Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Orlando di Lasso: Cantiones Duarum Vocum, München – Franco Radicchia, Paolo. Buy Cantiones Duarum Vocum (SATB) by LASSO, O at Choral Sheet Music. World premiere recording of Cantiones duarum vocum, published in Munich, and including 24 works written by Lasso during his stay at the court of duke .

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Indeed, several of the melodies to be heard will be familiar ones.

Complete your purchase to save the MP3 version to your music library. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The booklet that comes with the CD gives the background, brief biographies of the players and describes durum five twentieth and twenty-first century copies of original soprano, alto, tenor and two bass dulcians used.

Cantiones Duum Vocum (Lassus, Orlande de)

The result is worth persevering with, especially bearing in mind the similarities between dulcian and voice. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Have one cantioness sell? After all, Bach’s music has been arranged in a hundred different ways that he could hardly have imagined. Be the first to review this item. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second duuarum.

Of the collection performed here, exactly half the pieces are to a sacred Latin text; half are without any words.

duarm There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The collection consists of 24 bicinia, or compositions for two unaccompanied voices or instruments, a genre which came into being in the first half of the XVi century, clearly aiming to teach polyphonic composition.


It’s slightly reverberant to give the dulcians context; yet it’s close enough to concentrate the ear on the melodic lines. From to he remained at the court of Duke Albert V of Bavaria, becoming choirmaster at court. Paolo Tognon and Claudio Verh use combinations of all four registers: Not only was the Chorist-Fagott a favorite low register instrument used to accompany choral polyphony until the seventeenth century, the dulcian was chosen for this recording precisely because it so closely parallels the human voice… it has warmth, flexibility, a sound produced by breath; it can be listened to proximally as well as carry, sounds well in combination with other such instruments; it has a range corresponding to the span of high and low human voices and perhaps most significantly the dulcian has the subtlety of expression, nuance and delicacy needed to suggest what only words otherwise can.

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Originating in the first half of the sixteenth century, the genre is no mere hack to train young er musicians in theory; rather, it skillfully exposes the delights and possibilities and varieties of intersection of melody and harmony with counterpoint.

Vocuum now and we’ll deliver when available. Both, of course, are magnificent. They are also superb technicians, and ones well able to advocate this perhaps at first blush unconventional arrangement without drawing attention to anything other than the music in its own right. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Your account will only be duaum when we ship the item.

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This not only illustrates the range of contrapuntal options for which quasi-vocal writing of the period aimed; but the choice of instrument also ensures that the listener is presented with variety and variation throughout the two dozen short none is longer than vlcum and a half minutes numbers. By paring to a minimum the melodic lines, and by laying bare textures and timbres in favor of polyphonic principles, this collection of music by Lassus, written in the later part of his career, in fact shows his invention as much as his technique.


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Home News Contacts Copyright. Although there would appear to be little or no attempt to “recreate” the original context of a vocal performance rich in color and texture, the instruments chosen for this recital two dulcians, precursors of the bassoon have affinities with the voice which are more than incidental; and are indeed evident on this CD. No, this is perhaps not how we expect to hear Lassus now; but it’s a fresh and invigorating way to do so with music that’s enjoyable and pleasing in every way.

Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. In this capacity he made several journeys to the Netherlands, to Germany, Bohemia and especially to Italy. So the present recording from Italian company Tactus may seem a little off-beat. From to he was in Naples, then from to in rome as choirmaster in San Giovanni in Laterano, where he met the famous Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.