Monday, January 31, 2011

15th-Cent. English Composer vs. Kinetic Typography // New York Polyphony's Rendition of Beata Progenies - Video + Free Download

Full article here // Excerpt below

It’s safe to say that Lionel Power (d. 1445) could never have imagined the digital world we live in. I doubt he even dreamed that his music (handwritten in a few books) would survive beyond his death much less be sung by a group of guys living in city 3,000 miles away more than 500 years in the future.

[See video below. Sidebar: This song will be part of (and actually the theme of) the Duke Chapel Vespers Ensemble's spring concert in April. Stay tuned.]

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