Collectio Musicorum - Dufay and Friends—A Celebration of Early Renaissance Music

Location

Christ and St. Stephen’s Church
120 West 69th Street  New York
NY
United States
Friday, May 18, 2018

8 pm

Tickets:          Admission is free

Details online at http://collectio-musicorum-upcoming.blogspot.com/                                  

Description:

Guillaume Dufay (1397-1474) was an innovative composer whose works changed the face of European music in the 15th century.  Collectio will perform a number of his works, both sacred and secular including love songs and hymns, laments and prayers.  Also on the program are works by Giles Binchois, Pierre Fontaine and other vocal and instrumental selections.

About the ensemble:

Collectio Musicorum, Inc. (“Collection of Music”) presents concerts of music you will not hear elsewhere.  Founded in 2013 by musicologist Jeff S. Dailey, Collectio Musicorum is devoted to giving the best possible performances of music from the earliest of times.  Collectio Musicorum is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 corporation.

Music Director Jeff Dailey studied musicology and theatre history at NYU, where he received his PhD in 2002.  He is an active instrumentalist, musicologist, conductor, and stage director.  His publications include studies of medieval and Renaissance music and theatre, Eugene O’Neill, Beowulf, Donizetti, and Gilbert and Sullivan.  He has been president of the Greater New York Chapter of the American Musicological Society since 2008.

 

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