14.08.13 8.00 pm, All Saints' Church Cambridge; £ 25


Supple French chansons, passionate Italian madrigals and villanelle, earthy German Lieder, and the haunting Latin Sibylline Prophecies, not to mention music with no words at all – all by Orlandus Lassus and the composers he championed. From examples of his Musica Reservata (a style reserved for the most educated patrons) to the anarchic comic world of the commedia dell’arte, Lassus revelled in combining music and text – whatever the language!


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