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Directed by Scott Metcalfe, Blue Heron Renaissance Choir is an ensemble of professional singers from Boston specializing in music from about 1400-1600, the golden age of the vocal ensemble.

Directed by Scott Metcalfe, Blue Heron Renaissance Choir is an ensemble of professional singers from Boston specializing in music from about 1400-1600, the golden age of the vocal ensemble.
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Location:

Auburndale, MA

Description:

Directed by Scott Metcalfe, Blue Heron Renaissance Choir is an ensemble of professional singers from Boston specializing in music from about 1400-1600, the golden age of the vocal ensemble.

Language:

English

Contact:

Blue Heron, Inc. 45 Ash Street Auburndale, MA 02466 617-960-7956


Episodes

Performing Late Medieval Music in The Modern Day

2/13/2018
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Episode 6 features a pre-concert talk by Scott Metcalfe given on February 3, 2018, in Cambridge. He discusses ideas about beauty and form presented in Robert Hass's A Little Book on Form (2017) and connects them to Blue Heron's work, pondering the issues raised by a 21st-century concert performance of a piece of late medieval music whose original purpose was to enhance a sacred liturgy.

Duration:00:28:50

Premieres of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks by Nicholas Ludford (c.149

6/27/2013
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Episode 5 features a pre-concert lecture by Blue Heron's Music Director, Scott Metcalfe. In his lecture, given on October 13, 2012, before a concert in Cambridge, Metcalfe took on a number of interesting topics. He discussed the works that were about to be given their North American Premieres (Ludford's Missa Inclina cor meum and Mason's Ave fuit prima salus), the history of the Peterhouse partbooks (which is the sole source of those pieces), why Blue Heron approaches this repertoire the...

Duration:00:32:00