Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the passing of the great composer Josquin Desprez!
2021, Celebrate Josquin !
Musica Nova offers a renewed reading of the Barcelona Mass, a polyphonic Mass of the late fourteenth century part of the liturgical repertoire of the Papal Chapel installed in Avignon but also the Aragonese Court of Barcelona from which it takes its name.
Music and splendor at the City of the Popes
Poignant polyphonies, published in Lyon by Jacques Moderne
Motetti del Fiore . Lyon-Florence 1532
Johann Walter, one of the first lutheran composers
The first Lutheran Cantor
Musica Nova returns to the sources of medieval polyphony, interpreting one of the most incredible and mysterious pages of musical history : the École Notre-Dame, with the works of Léonin and Pérotin. Then the ensemble resumes the wonderful Mass Nostre-Dame de Machaut, figurehead of the Ars Nova.
From Ars Antiqua to Ars Nova
Musica Nova takes up the Roman de Fauvel, satirical poem of 8000 verses, constitutes a violent indictment against the corruption and the abuses of the lay and religious powers in the France of Philippe le Bel.
Roman de Fauvel
A multicultural architectural elevation in which language multiplicity is a strenght
Echoes of Babel
Guillaume de Machaut's Nostre Dame Mass revisited by Musica Nova meets the contemporary work of composer Daniele Ghisi.
Song of the Spheres
Guillaume de Machaut's Nostre Dame Mass revisited by Musica Nova according to historical counterpoint rules.
This Mass that seemed so familiar is transformed, taking on new, emotional, peaceful or terrifying dimentions.
Machaut, Nostre Dame Mass
A whole panorama of the end of the XVIth century predilection for contrast.
A pathway between fear and illumination, anger and love.
Shadows and Light
Hidden in the polyphonic texture, musical effects that link us to Heaven and Earth.
Josquin, Stabat mater
The grace and the luminous architecture of Josquin "The Divin"'s profane polyphonies.
The Divine Josquin, motets and songs
On the subject of Alessandro Scarlatti, Naples' XVIIth century "sacred impetus".
From vocal polyphonies to soloist dramaturgy, an exploration in the Early Baroque's art of compassion.