Il bianco e dolce cigno
Kategorier: Profan | Secular, Tidig musik | Early music, Blandad kör | Mixed choir, NOTER | SHEET MUSIC
Jacques (Jacob) Arcadelt (ca. 1507–1568), though of Flemish heritage, worked in Venice, Rome and, later, in Paris. The song of the dying swan, a theme dating back to Ovid, opens his first, tremendously popular, collection of madrigals which was reprinted some fifty times over the course of a century.
Michaeli Early Music Series is edited by Mikael Paulsson, luteplayer and choral conductor, specialized in early music.