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Rimini International Choral Workshop with Peter Phillips, Andrea Angelini, Ghislaine Morgan, 31/08/2014 - 06/09/2014

Location: Italy
Rimini International Workshop with Peter Phillips, Andrea Angelini, Ghislaine Morgan - Rimini (Italy), 31/08/2014 - 06/09/2014
The Rimini International Choral Workshop (31 August – 6 September 2014) is a week of music-making and learning with Peter Phillips, Ghislaine Morgan and Andrea Angelini in the beautiful and ancient town of Rimini, on the “Riviera Adriatica” in Italy. The workshop is especially dedicated to exploring our great heritage of renaissance choral music, and to developing a performance style appropriate to it, as pioneered by the Tallis Scholars. The course is open to singers aged 16 years and over, and we welcome participants from Italy and abroad. All you need are reasonable sight-singing skills and a passion for a cappella choral music. Lessons will be in Italian and English at the same time.
2014 Tutors:
Peter Phillips, Director, The Tallis Scholars
Ghislaine Morgan, Singer, Teacher
Andrea Angelini, Director, Musica Ficta Ensemble
Activities include:
Choral rehearsals with Peter Phillips and the other Tutors
Individual vocal tuition (by Ghislaine Morgan).
Talks and workshops including:
· History of the Polyphony of the Renaissance.
· Directing Your Own Group
Morning warm-up sessions with Ghislaine Morgan.
“Carpe Diem”: impromptu chats with Peter Phillips.
Gala concert by participants, directed by Peter Phillips and Ghislaine Morgan.
CD recording of the Gala Concert.
Party and presentation of certificates by Peter Phillips.
The Repertoire of the Workshop 2014 includes the astonishing Victoria’s ‘Officium Defunctorum’, his second Requiem Mass, written for six-part choir. This music, often known simply as Victoria’s Requiem, has been regarded as some of his finest and one of the last great works in what we call the Renaissance polyphonic style. Its refined and dignified austerity is shot through with passionate conviction; it glows with extraordinary fervor within a musical and spiritual atmosphere of serenity and fitness for its liturgical purpose. Here is the list of the pieces which will be studied and performed by the participants:
(T.L. Da Victoria 1548-1611)
- Lectio II: Taedet Animam meam
- Introitus: Requiem aeternam
- Kyrie
- Graduale: Requiem aeternam
- Offertorium: Domine Iesu Christe
- Sanctus & Benedictus
- Agnus Dei I, II & III
- Communio: Lux aeterna
- Motectum: Versa est in luctum
- Responsorium: Libera me, Domine
(A. Lobo 1555-1617)
- Versa est in luctum
info tel: +39 347 2573878
Peter Phillips
Ghislaine Morgan
Andrea Angelini
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