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    Convivium Musicum

    11 Belmont St
    Somerville , MA 02143
    617.773.6913

    Website: convivium.org


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    Convivium Musicum (www.convivium.org) is a Boston-based, 20-voice Renaissance vocal ensemble that has been performing for over 20 years. The group is known especially for the intelligence and interest of its programs and its expressive range and ensemble. Recent programming has ranged from Josquin and Mouton to Sweelinck and Le Jeune, from Peñalosa to Victoria, from the Song of Songs to Dido's lament, and from Europe to New Spain,...

    Convivium Musicum (www.convivium.org) is a Boston-based, 20-voice Renaissance vocal ensemble that has been performing for over 20 years. The group is known especially for the intelligence and interest of its programs and its expressive range and ensemble. Recent programming has ranged from Josquin and Mouton to Sweelinck and Le Jeune, from Peñalosa to Victoria, from the Song of Songs to Dido's lament, and from Europe to New Spain, including masterworks by Byrd, Guerrero, Praetorius, and many other, lesser-known composers. Convivium is proud to be a corporation run by its singers, who serve on the Board of Directors, manage the group's business affairs, design its programs and publicity materials, and seek out opportunities to perform Renaissance polyphony for new audiences, Convivium Musicum has recently released a new CD: Orlandus Lassus: Prince of Music.


     

     

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    • Event Name: Convivium Musicum - Josquin's Playlist
      Article: Summoning Serenity From Convivium Musicum
      Boston Musical Intelligencer - Jan 17, 2011
      By David Patterson

      The 18-member ensemble produced plush Latin vowels. Their ooh sounds often reached the physical resonance with one’s own body that makes for glorious encounters. Melodies rang clear. Full awareness of harmonies, one by one, and the chorus’s unyieldin… Expand

      The 18-member ensemble produced plush Latin vowels. Their ooh sounds often reached the physical resonance with one’s own body that makes for glorious encounters. Melodies rang clear. Full awareness of harmonies, one by one, and the chorus’s unyielding focus constantly caused this listener to admire such extraordinary accomplishment. Collapse

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