Italian Song and Dance 1500-1556 | Newberry

Italian Song and Dance 1500-1556

Saturday, April 29, 2017

2 to 3:15 pm

Ruggles Hall

The Newberry Consort
Open to the Public
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Early Modern Studies Program

Join us for a performance with commentary of late fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century Italian popular secular music.

Ellen Hargis, soprano
Ashley Mulcahy, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Dean, tenor
Eric Miranda, bass
David Douglass, soprano violin
Tim Macdonald, alto violin
Brandi Berry, tenor violin
Jeremy Ward, bass violin
Brandon Acker, lute


  • Scaramella va alla Guerra, Josquin des Prez (1455-1521) and Loyset Compere (1445-1518)
  • Se mai per maravegliam, Francesco Bossinensis (c. 1510)
  • In te, Domine, speravib, Josquin
  • Anchor che col partire, Cipriano de Rore (1515-1565)
  • Untitled work, Josquin
  • Si come dit’ ognor, Jacob Arcadelt (1507-1588)
  • El grillo, Josquin
  • S’io_sedo_all’ombra, Marchetto Cara (1465-1425)
  • Non è tempo daspectare, Cara
  • La Disperata, Vincenzo Ruffo (1508-1587)
  • Martin minoit son portiau au marche, Ruffo
  • Cantan fra i rami, Ruffo
  • Ostinato vo’ seguire, Bartolomeo Tromboncino (1470-1535)
  • Dal lecto me levava, Michael Pesenti (1475-1521)
  • Deh si, deh no, deh si, Cara
  • Alla Guerra, Tromboncino

The Newberry Consort, co-directed by David Douglass and Ellen Hargis, brings together singers and instrumentalists of the highest caliber to create accessible and historically informed performances of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music. It offers an annual series of early music concerts, serving a diverse community of early music lovers, performers, and scholars.

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This program is part of the symposium Sites and Soundscapes in the Italian Renaissance.

We are grateful for generous support for this program from Christine Sperling of Bloomsburg University.

Cost and Registration Information 

This program is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration in advance is required.

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