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Chamber Music in the Galleries

Chamber Music in the Galleries

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Location:  217 Italian Baroque
Donna and James Reid Gallery
Donna and James Reid Gallery | Gallery 217

About The Event

The popular chamber music concert series continues, featuring young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the joint program with Case Western Reserve University’s early and baroque music programs. Outstanding conservatory musicians present mixed repertoire ranging from the standard to unknown gems amid the museum’s collections for a unique and intimate experience.

Free; no ticket required.


CWRU Collegium Musicum Medieval Ensemble
Debra Ngy, guest director
Allison Monroe, director

Dufay in Italy: Four Weddings and a Funeral
Among the most famous musicians of the 15th century, Guillaume Dufay travelled widely beyond his humble beginnings in Cambrai. Join us for this program of celebratory songs, beguiling cantilena settings, and fascinating isorhythmic motets from Dufay’s Italian sojourns.

1421 - Wedding of Cleofe Malatesta to Theodore Palaiologos

Guillaume Dufay (1397–1474)
Vasilissa ergo gaude
Performed by E. Curto, R. Heredos, A. Choo, A Liu

Anon. (arr. Nagy)
Danse de Cleves
Performed by Ensemble

Hugo de Lantins (d. 1430)
Tra quante regione
Performed by E. Curto, N. Dougherty, A. Liu

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1423 - Wedding of Carlo Malatesta da Pesaro to Vittoria Colonna

Guillaume Dufay
Vergene bella
Performed by A. O’Connell, A. Choo, A. Liu

Dufay
Resvelliés vous
Performed by S. Coffman, M. Phelan, A. O'Connell, A. Choo

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1425 - Wedding of Elisabetta Malatesta da Rimini to Piergentile Varano 

Guillaume Dufay   
J’ay mis mon cuer
Performed by A. O'Connell, N. Dougherty, D. Fridley

Dufay
Du pist mein hort
Performed by M. Phelan, A. O'Connell, R. Heredos

Dufay
Hé compaignons
Performed by N. Dougherty, D. Fridley, A. O'Connell, Q. Y. Tan

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1427 - Funeral of Pandolfo Malatesta

Guillaume Dufay
Mon chier amy
Performed by S. Coffman, N. Dougherty, A. O'Connell

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1433 - Wedding of Louis of Savoy to Anne de Lusignan, princess of Cyprus

Gilles Binchois (1400–1460)
Je loe amours
Performed by E. Curto, A. Liu, A. O'Connell

Gilles Binchois    
Filles à marier
Performed by Ensemble

arr. Nagy (after Binchois)
Danse on Filles à marier
Performed by Ensemble

Guillaume Dufay    
C’est bien raison
Performed by M. Phelan, R. Heredos, A. Choo, A. Liu

arr. Nagy (after Fontaine)
Sans faire de vous danse
Performed by Ensemble

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ENSEMBLE

Vielle
Sarah Coffman (DMA, Historical Performance)
Alan Choo (DMA, Historical Performance)
Addi Liu (DMA, Historical Performance)
Allison Monroe (director; CWRU alumna)

Harp
Rosemary Heredos (DMA, Historical Performance)
Anna O'Connell (MA, Historical Performance)

Psaltery
Qin Ying Tan (CIM alumna)

Recorder
Mike Phelan (guest artist)

Percussion
Daniel Fridley (DMA, Historical Performance)

Voice
Sarah Coffman (DMA, Historical Performance)
Emily Curto (MA, Historical Performance)
Nathan Dougherty (PhD, Musicology)
Daniel Fridley (DMA, Historical Performance)
Rosemary Heredos (DMA, Historical Performance)
Anna O'Connell (MA, Historical Performance)
 

These programs made possible in part by the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund, the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund, and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund.

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