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Dances for a Princess
Vlog March 2022 on “La Margarite” – Dances for a Princess
Serafino, his Lyre, et Cetera
Vlog July 2021 “Ite sospiri …” – The sounding poetry of Serafino of Aquila (1466-1500).
On Grünewald, dreamy viols, and LSD
Vlog April 2022 on “Grünewalds Grossgeige” – Christening of a special instrument for ReRenaissance
New Words, New Music – Polish Psalmody
Vlog June 2022 on “Psalmy Dawida” – Melodies from the Polish Psalter
Canti B-elieve Petrucci’s made another print
Vlog February 2022 on “Canti B” – continuation of a secret revolution
It’s Advent-ure Time
Vlog November 2021 “Un niño nos es naçido” – Villancicos for pre-Christmas and Advent Calendar ReRenaissance 2021
Du Fay Laid Bare
Vlog July 2022 on “Du Fay” – A cappella!- Script and interviews: Didier Samson; Thumbnail, cutting and editing: Grace Newcombe
The Vulgar Tongues of Psalms and Organs
Vlog October 2021 on “Chantez gayement” – From Geneva to Basel: Sing-along Concert for Reformation Day
A look at “FRÖLICH WESEN
Vlog by Marc Lewon January 2020 or June 2020: To the video premiere January 2021 “Frölich Wesen”.
Sneaking a Peek on Dow
Vlog February 2021 on “Paper, Ink, and Pen” – The five voice books of calligrapher Robert Dow: a musical self-portrait (1581/88)
Motets, Libroni, and Guidonian Feet
Vlog January 2022 on “Reopening’ Gaffurius Libroni” – Motets at Milan Cathedral
Vlog March 2021 on “Odhecaton A ” – One hundred songs that changed the world
Vlog May 2022 about “In Mayen” – Lasso to sing along
The Duke’s Got Wind
Vlog September 2021 on “Canziones para menestriles” – Wind Music in Northern Spain
A Breath of French Aire
Vlog by Mara Winter, April 2021 on “Pren de bon cuer” – Chansons for transverse flute consort from the prints of Pierre Attaingnant (1533).
A Touch of Henry VIII
Vlog June 2021 on “Happy Birthday, Henry!” – Royal music for the 530th birthday
A Reverence to Italian Dance
Vlog May 2021 “Misura, memoria, aiere, mayniera” – The legacy of the Italian dance master Ebreo (500 years).
Singing with the flute! Ganassi’s Fontegara
Vlog August 2022 on “Singing with the flute!” – Sylvestro Ganassis Fontegara
Searching for the Keys
Vlog August 2021 on “Mundus mirabilis domini Amerbachii” – Dialogue of the Keys on Basel, Video by Mara Winter
The Vonderful Vorld of Viols
Vlog September 2022 by Grace Newcombe on “Sooner or later” – Consort 1547
ReRenaissance.ch has a new look! Short tour of the new website.
A very WOOLLY Renaissance Nativity story
Introduction to the concert Nov. 2022 “Transeamus: to Bethlehem”
Cooperation with the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and the children’s voices “Oy … Cantemos!”
Rouen 1474 and the Great Swissmas Tour
Rouen 1474 and the great Swiss Christmas tour
In this month’s vlog, learn about the 15th century mystery play that provides a unique, explicit description of how instruments and voices can be “arranged” in the performance of a chanson – amazing! And because there were so many singers and instruments on stage during our concert tour in December, we present you a few of them in detail: the organetto, the rebec, the gittern and the bagpipe.
VLOG on “Freshly Tweaked” -The Basel Lute Parcours/AbsoLuteLy
October 2022 With Grace Newcombe and Marc Lewon
How to sing to Vicentino’s organ (Vlog)
Video blog about Vicentino by Jonas Wolf; Interview with Johannes Keller; Shooting of the interview Andrew Burn; 0:00 Introduction 0:50 Vicentino explained 7:10 Interview with Johannes Keller