10:30 am to 12 noon
The Schola Antiqua early music ensemble will lead participants in singing medieval and early modern religious music from the Newberry collection.
Metrical psalm: Psalm 9 – “De tout mon coeur”
Metrical psalm: Psalm 23 – “Mon Dieu me pait”
Metrical psalm: Psalm 98 – “Chantez à Dieu nouveau cantique”
Chorale: “Ein’ feste Burg,” Martin Luther
Creedal Hymn: “Wir gleuben all an einen Gott,” Martin Luther
Chanson spirituelle: Fais moy mon tresdoux Iesus on the “mundane air” Puis que le Ciel veut ainsi
Polyphony for voice or consort: “Why do I use my paper, ink, and pen? (William Byrd)
Music for the season of Advent/Christmas
- Advent hymn: Veni redemptor gentium
- Advent chorale: “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland,” Martin Luther
- Advent carol: Lo How a Rose e’er blooming
- Christmas carol (macaronic): In dulci jubilo
Michael Alan Anderson, Artistic Director
Listen to a range of compositions reflecting the diverse vocal manifestations of early modern music on our Voices of Reform digital project page.
This performance is part of Religious Change, 1450 - 1700, a multidisciplinary project exploring how religion and print made the medieval world modern. The project is generously supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This program is also supported by a grant from the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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