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    Singers of Exsultemus: The Astonishing Eton Choirbook

    Presented by at First Religious Society in Carlisle

    April 12, 2012

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    Singers of Exsultemus: The Astonishing Eton Choirbook

    Six sublime singers from the early music choir Exsultemus perform treasures from the Eton Choirbook. This devotional music from c. 1500 is virtually unknown today--it is what Henry VIII would have heard as a boy: English Gothic style in full flower. Shannon Canavin's pure soprano floats high above her five male companions for rapturous effects. Earthier, secular music from other manuscripts enriches the program. A convivial reception...

    Six sublime singers from the early music choir Exsultemus perform treasures from the Eton Choirbook. This devotional music from c. 1500 is virtually unknown today--it is what Henry VIII would have heard as a boy: English Gothic style in full flower. Shannon Canavin's pure soprano floats high above her five male companions for rapturous effects. Earthier, secular music from other manuscripts enriches the program. A convivial reception follows.


    The singers are Shannon Canavin, soprano; Martin Near, countertenor; Jason McStoots,tenor; Owen McIntosh, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; & Paul Guttry, bass.


    Based in the Boston area, Exsultemus is "unquestionably in the top-tier of Renaissance vocal ensembles in the Northeast" (Boston Musical Intelligencer).


    First Religious Society in Carlisle

    27 School Street
    Carlisle, MA 01741

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    $30. general admission; $25., seniors and Salem Athenaeum Members. Students with ID free. Tickets at the door, cash or check only. Credit card sales at our web site, www.csem.org


    General Day and Time Info:

    8 PM


    Phone: 617-489-2062


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