Thursday, June 29, 2017

Amyntas With his Phyllis Fair, by John Farmer, sung by Ottawa's Stairwell Carollers - YouTube video.

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Today selection for Tutti Thursday is "Amyntas With his Phyllis Fair", by John Farmer. This selection from our Youtube video vault is an English Madrigal about young love published in 1599.

Did you know that Madrigals were the pop songs of the Renaissance? Music sheets  were spread on the tables in the pubs so that everyone could sing along while drinking. Good times!

Audio: Tom Barnes.  Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.

Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
Editing: Pierre Massie

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About The Stairwell Carollers:

Pierre Massie started our a cappella choir in 1977 while a music student at Ottawa University. The Stairwell Carollers are ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs winning both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competitions. A registered Canadian charity, we also help local charities with our concert, CD and cookbook sales.


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