T H E DEPARTMENT 0 F M U S I C
FEBRUARY 14, 1968, AT 8:30 O'CLOCK
SKINNER RECITAL HALL
A PROGRAM OF MUSIC OF THE ARS NOVA
THE EARLY MUSIC QUARTET
Willard Cobb, Tenor
Sterling Jones, Bowed String Instruments
Andrea von Ramm, Mezzo-Soprano
Thomas Binkley, Plucked String Instruments and Winds
1. 13TH CENTURY TROUBADOUR AND MINNESINGER
Quant ay lo mon conSiTat Anonymous
A Catalan troubadour song in which salvation and mercy are asked for in
recognition of God's power and in fear of the Last judgment.
De Kuninc Rodolp Der Unverzagte
King Rudolph of Hapsburg is a great man who enjoys music, but he does
not pay the musicians. A rich man can sometimes be compared to a swine,
for as long as the swine lives it is worthless, but when it dies many people
benefit from its roasts and cutlets.
Reis glorios Guiraut de Bornelh
(Ca- 114o-ca. izoo)
An alba: A lady sings to her lover at daybreak,
Donna pos vos ay chausida Anonymous
Lady, whom I have chosen, be a good omen to me. I have put all my
life into your service.
An instrumental piece.