Treasures of Devotion:
Spiritual Song in Northern Europe 1500-1540
Music of personal devotion from the early Renaissance, reflecting the spirituality of homes, family circles, and small chapels in an age of intense religious renewal. Prayers, songs, chants, including music for the Virgin, meditations on the cross, and astonishing reworkings of the day’s popular melodies to sacred texts by Josquin, Agricola, Compère, Senfl, Clemens non Papa, and others. Anne Azéma, director, voice; Michael Barrett, voice, lute; Daniel Hershey, voice; Joel Frederiksen, voice, lute; Shira Kammen, vielle, harp; Andrew Arceci and Carol Lewis, violas da gamba.