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Fors solemant (Josquin des Prez, c. 1450/55–1521)

Fors solemant (Josquin des Prez, c. 1450/55–1521)

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«Fors solemant»

 Josquin des Prez (c1450/55–1521)


From «Happy Birthday, Henry!» 27.06.21

Basel Historical Museum, Barfüsserkirche


Grace Newcombe – Clavisimbalum

Emma-Lisa Roux – Lute

Claire Piganiol – Harp

Musical director: Tabea Schwartz

Live concert recording: Oren Kirschenbaum

Moderated by Grace Newcombe and Marc Lewon

Concept & production: Elizabeth Rumsey and Elisabeth Stähelin

Picture: Henry VIII, here depicted in his own psalter as King David playing the harp; BL Royal MS 2 A XVI, fol. 63v

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