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HIGH RENAISSANCE The Golden Age of Choral Music
Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Friday, 17th October 2014
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Focus! Choir of university singers
Jon Washburn, conductor
The 15th century – the High Renaissance – was the golden age of polyphony in Europe. This concert brings you music from several of the era’s greatest masters from Italy, England and Spain. We’re joined on four pieces by the Focus! Choir of university singers.
William Byrd - Sing joyfully unto God
William Byrd - Ave verum corpus
G. Pierluigi da Palestrina - Stabat Mater dolorosa
Thomas Tallis - The Lamentations of Jeremiah
Antonio Lotti - Crucifixus
Tomás Luis de Victoria - Magnificat primi toni
Monteverdi - Lagrime d amante al sepolcro dell amata - Tears of the lover at the grave of his beloved