MeF 356 - Jean-Baptiste Lully : Air des trembleurs (for 3 mixed voices).
Everybody knows Henry Purcell's "Air du Froid", taken from King Arthur, composed in 1691.
Lully had used this principle of vocal staccato as early as 1677 to evoke the...
MeF 355 - Barbara Strozzi : Quel misero usignolo, madrigal for 4 mixed voices and Basso Continuo.
Barbara Strozzi (Venice, 1619 - Padua, 1664), Italian soprano and composer, was the adopted (and natural) daughter of the poet and librettist Giulio...
MeF 138 / traditional folk song from Flanders, for 4 mixed voices
Young lady, do not grieve, the feast of St. Anne's is coming up.
It must arrive soon, then it will pass.
Let's dance, let's jump, let's enjoy ourselves and be content.
Such a life,...
A joyful Spiritual published in 1872, with a beautiful harmonic color. Moses liberating his people from Egyptian slavery and crossing the Red Sea before Pharaoh's troops were engulfed by the waters, is one of the symbols of the slave status in...
Turn back Pharaoh’s army (1872)
Nobody knows (1874)
Did you hear my Jesus ? (1874)
Shout All Over God's Heaven (I got a robe) (1915)
Were you there ? (1899/1937)
Steal away (1872/1882/1915)
Swing low, sweet chariot (1874)
I’m going to do...