This late Renaissance song is about love and a ... parrot.
But when the author talks about a wild parrot to put in the cage, it is not a question of locking up an exotic bird ...
The other day coming back from a holy pilgrimage
Will meet on...
A Renaissance song for 4 mixed voices by an composer about whom we do not have many informations (not to be confused with Claude ...). The text is reminiscent of that of "the beautiful sits at the foot of the tower": the daughter of the king...
Father Bacchus, son of Semélé,
Make us feel the virtue of the syrup of this tortu wood
To celebrate solemnly.
We cover our heads with this ivy
It is to better solemnize you.
And to calm your wrath,
We suck your juice by full glass.
This traditional text has been the subject of many musical versions or harmonization, including that famous by Francis Poulenc.
The superb polyphony, for 4 mixed voices choir, by Claudin de Sermisy is a very active dialogue between the voices.