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  • Musical Discovery Workshop/Youth Collegium: June 16 – 21
  • Baroque Workshop: June 23 – 29 
  • Medieval/Renaissance Workshop: June 30 – July 6 
  • Recorder Workshop, Session 1: July 7 – 13 
  • Recorder Workshop, Session 2: July 14 – 20
  • Classical Workshop: July 14 – 20

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Mary Springfels: Machaut's Lai de la fontaine ON-Demand

Mary Springfels: Chasing the Good Lais, Machaut's Lai de la fontaine

The Lai de la Fonteinne was composed some time around 1340 by the greatest composer of the century, Guillaume de Machaut (c1300-1377). It consists of 12 stanzas dedicated to the Virgin. Every other stanza is a canon, or chace, and these six pieces are marvels of intricacy and haunting beauty. 

Rachelle Romero: 100 Years War ON-Demand

Rachelle Romero: Musical Evolution through the Hundred Years’ War

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (1 of 5) ON-Demand

From the SFEMS Digital Archive: Shira Kammen's 5-part Whirlwind Tour of Music from Chant through Dufay. 

Polyphonic & monophonic music from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the Renaissance

Class 1: Ave Maris Stella in several incarnations

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (2 of 5) ON-Demand

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (2 of 5)

Polyphonic & monophonic music from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the Renaissance

Class 2: The Montpellier and Las Huelgas codices, as well as music by Adam de la Halle.

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (3 of 5) ON-Demand

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (3 of 5)

Class 3: The third stop on the tour continues with monophonic forms, also a couple of pieces from the Llibre Vermell, as well as other early polyphony. We’ll also take a brief excursion to the land of Hildegard von Bingen. 

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (4 of 5) ON-Demand

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (4 of 5)

If it’s Class 4, we must be in the 1300s. Have an espresso doppio for the fourth stop on the tour with the masters of the Trecento: Landini, Machaut, and Ciconia. 

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (5 of 5) ON-Demand

Shira Kammen: Whirlwind Tour – Chant thru Dufay (5 of 5)

Class 5 looks at Ciconia and Dufay, among others, and also re-visiting as many medieval styles as we can fit in the time we have.  Please bring all the music from the whole series.