Focus on the German baroque, especially sacred music before the arrival of J.S. Bach.
Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri is a cycle of 7 cantatas addressed to different body parts of the Christ.
The program aimed to contrast the structural complexity of the isorhythmic motet with the rhythmic intricacies of Italian Ars Nova. All the music played was composed within a period of about 60 years.
*Chants based on Cistercian rather than Gregorian melodies.
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