User:Vaarky

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General Information

I like sight-singing Renaissance motets, as well as singing pretty much any other music.

Contact Information

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If You're in the SF Bay Area

I organize occasional get-togethers for 4-8 singers to do advanced Ren motet sight-singing for fun. These are aimed at singers who can read a Ren motet correctly on the first try (alone on their part) without sounding like they're searching for the notes or getting lost; occasional fleeting errors are only human. We generally sing each piece only once. Singers are usually at the pseudo-professional or professional level. Each date is a separate one-time commitment.

E-mail motets2008 (at) stuy.users.panix.com and tell me about yourself if you'd like to find out more.


Favorite Pieces/Composers of Late

  • William Mundy: esp. everything in the Latin Antiphons and Psalms book (ed. Frank Llewellyn Harrison) -- available via EECM.net
  • Regis, Lux Solempsis
  • Senfl Ave Maria (SSATTB) and Mater Digna
  • White, Portio Mea
  • Lambe, Nesciens Mater and most Eton Choirbook stuff
  • Manchicourt
  • Sheppard
  • Cardoso, Aquam and also Et Egressus
  • Palestrina, Improperium Expectavit
  • Josquin, Tulerunt Dominum
  • Tallis, Loquebantur
  • Compere, Gaude Mater
  • Ashewell, M. Ave Maria
  • Finck, Quorum Praecepto Subditur
  • Willaert, Inviolata
  • Victoria, Vadam et Circuibo