Josquin Des Prez. Absalon, Fili Mi, motet for 4 parts (poss. spurious). Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on. facebook · twitter. Absalon fili mi (La Rue, Pierre de). Authorship Note This work was formerly attributed to Josquin Desprez. Movements/SectionsMov’ts/Sec’s, 1. Genre Categories. I re-open the question of Absalom fili mi with some diffidence. TVNM reade The attribution of Absalom to Josquin is found in three mid-century German.

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The combination of the ASQ’s creamy satin sonority and impeccable balance with Desprez’s unerringly engrossing voice leading, ear-riveting counterpoint and blissful harmonies make this CD an absolutely mesmerizing listening experience. You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Read Ivan Hewett’s listening notes for this piece Listen to all 50 pieces as agsalon Spotify playlist.

Privacy policy About ChoralWiki Disclaimers. Not quite top of the pops: Passages that sound similar to one another may arise from sharply contrasted compositional methods. It all seemed the kind of im that made one wonder, for the moment at least, why anyone felt the need to go beyond that.

Absalon, fili mi (Josquin des Prez)

Sunday, December 16, Web page content is available under the CPDL copyright license ; please see individual editions for their copyright terms. On the contrary, it was used by other composers, though with surface variants that camouflage its underlying substance.

Nonetheless, more work is needed if we are finally to unmask the identity of the elusive Absalon Master. But, unlike many official expressions of grief, this one is dili real, almost as if the composer himself had been bereaved.


Ave Maria was received so enthusiastically by audience members as well as saxophonists that I was inspired to do more transcriptions.

Absalon fili mi (La Rue, Pierre de) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

The key signature uses more flats than any other piece by Josquinand more are introduced as absalin composition proceeds. What Is Our Life? I first heard Josquin’s masterpiece Ave Maria inand I simply had to play it! PostScript and MusiXTex files available. Gateway to Classical Music: ASQ’s ‘Renaissance Sax’ is one for the ages.

This passage would m absolutely stunned any culturally competent listener in the Renaissance; it still wields its affective power today. Absalon, fili mi Composer: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully.

How has this situation arisen? Josquin des Prez or Pierre de la Rue Number of voices: X Factor winners and runners up — where are they now? Culture stars who died in Admittedly the sample analyses offered here reveal a flii with a highly distinctive fuga profile, one that may already seem to point towards one composer in particular. Home News Sport Business.

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Its surviving sources represent it at two different pitch-levels separated by the interval of a ninth, and there may once have been copies notated midway between them: When the Duke of Ferrara was looking for a composer to head up his Court Chapel in he was advised to avoid Josquin because his fee was too high, and anyway he only composed when he felt like it. Simply irresistible Here are some suggestions for classical CDs that will have an irresistible appeal to the various appetites of im music aficionados on your gift list.


British Library Royal 8 G. More specifically, he wrote this with regard to Absalon fili mi NJE Conversely, passages that sound unlike one another may in fact have been crafted using identical or near-identical fuga principles. In other works, there was “The Harfleur Song” by Paul Fi,i, richly sonorous with a lot of challenges and responses like a spirited conversation, and seven brief, delightful John Dowland songs. Jazz Latin New Age.

Most likely this is a case of true inter- textuality: A late and possibly untrustworthy printed source calls the great Josquin Desprez its composer, and music historians for years have lauded it and sought possible occasions for its writing, such as the memorial service for Philip the Fair, son of the Emperor Maximilian, in The concert was so rapturously received, by public and press alike, it is repeating it, almost verbatim.

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