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The Leuven Songbook

January 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

$5 – $35

Diminutive, precious, and sometimes highly decorated, songbooks were the mix-tapes of their day. Compiled with care for a specific individual, they not only included popular songs but also totally unique works.

Les Délices brings the music and images from the recently-discovered Leuven Songbook to vivid life in this multimedia program including gorgeous projected manuscript images and supertitles. Produced in collaboration with Chicago’s renowned Newberry Consort, our ensemble of singers, medieval fiddles, harp, lute, organetto and recorders will perform works by Ockeghem, Busnois, and more.

Performers include: Ellen Hargis (soprano), David Douglass (vielle & rebec), Allison Monroe (vielle & rebec), Jason McStoots (tenor), Daniel Fridley (baritone), Charles Weaver (lute), Charles Metz (organetto), and Debra Nagy (harp, voice, medieval winds). Projections designed by Shawn Keener.

Don’t miss the Pre-Concert Talkat 3pm in the Plymouth Church Sanctuary!

Dr. David Rothenberg (CWRU) and William Claspy (CWRU Special Collections Librarian) will share Medieval books from CWRU’s collections as well as facsimiles of the Leuven Songbook and related manuscripts.

Les Délices: Je voy le bon tems (live performance)

Details

Date:
January 20, 2019
Time:
4:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $35
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Venue

Herr Chapel at Plymouth Church UCC
2860 Coventry Rd
Shaker Heights, OH 44120 United States
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