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Ars Imperfecta: Pushing the Bounds of Polyphony

Presented by Convivium Musicum at Trinity Lutheran Church, Worcester

May 21 2022
Ars Imperfecta: Pushing the Bounds of Polyphony

Convivium Musicum

Convivium presents a concert of both famous exemplars of the “ars perfecta” — Josquin and Palestrina chief among them — alongside others whose efforts sometimes seem to lie outside the mainstream.

By the late 16th century, the international style of written polyphony became so well-established that some saw a "perfection," or completion, in the development of elite musical practice in central and western Europe. Other practitioners, however, pushed against at least some of the common elements of the style, at times inspired by more radical interpretations of ancient Greek ideas about music, in some cases foreshadowing the seismic shift of practice that later became known as the musical

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Tickets $25/$15 student ∙ senior ∙ limited income

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