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Contrapunctus: Motets by Philips & Dering

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Two of England’s greatest 17th-century composers of sacred music – Richard Dering and Peter Philips – were Catholics who emigrated from Protestant England and made their careers on the Continent, working for English Catholic convents and for the court of the Spanish rulers of the Netherlands. Contrapunctus explores Philips’s beautifully wrought and expressive motets from his Cantiones sacræ of 1612, alongside duets in the modern Italian manner by Dering, published after his return to England in the service of Queen Henrietta Maria.

Peter Philips
Hodie beata Virgo
Surgens Jesus
Ascendit Deus
Factum est silentium
Tristitia vestra
Salve Regina

Richard Dering
Duo Seraphim
Panis angelicus


Alessandro Grandi

O bone Jesu

Details

Date:
Saturday, May 25, 2024
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.contrapunctus.org.uk/tickets

Venue

Chapel of The Queen’s College
High Street
Oxford, OX1 4AW Oxford
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