Lassus - Canticum Canticorum | Ricercar RIC370

Lassus - Canticum Canticorum

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Label: Ricercar

Cat No: RIC370

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 23rd September 2016

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At the height of the Renaissance, the music of Orlande de Lassus frequently combines the emotion of secular music with sacred compositions. With their erotic connotations, the texts of The Song of Songs are an ideal source for bringing together sacred and profane feelings. Based on his most famous song, Lassus wrote one of his unitary masses: Suzanne un jour. Along with the Magnificat that he composed on De Rore’s madrigal Ancor che col partire, here are two religious compositions of which the themes are borrowed from evocations of amorous turmoil.

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