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Two concerts of the Festival Early Music 2018: the second performance by Ordo Virtutum conducted by Stefan Morent and the Fabulous Fringe concert by Penrose Paradox.

A) Cistercians: an Office for Bernard – Ordo Virtutum conducted by Stefan Morent

During the Festival Early Music, the German ensemble Ordo Virtutum performed twice and zoomed in on the two contradictory traditions of the Burgundian monastic life. In their second performance their conductor Stefan Morent shows the other side of the Burgundian monasticism with songs from the 12th century Cîteaux. The unadorned lines of the Cistercian Gregorian sound in an office for Bernard of Clairvaux.


Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
1. Ad vesperas: Versiculus – Antiphona ad Magnificat – Invitatorium
2. In primo nocturno: Responsorium I, II, III en IV
3. In secundo nocturno: Responsorium V, VI, V en VIII
4. In tertio nocturno: Responsorium IX, X, XI en XII
5. Benedicamus domino

Ordo Virtutum: Matthias Deger, Simon MacHale, Hubert Mayer, Giacomo Schiavo, Csongor Szántó: chorus. Stefan J. Morent: chorus and musical leadership.

Recording: 25 August 2018, St. Willibrord’s Church Utrecht
Technique: Frans de Wolff, production: Wijnand de Groot

Penrose Paradox (SONY DSC)

B) Fabulous Fringe: Penrose Paradox

6. An entry (from: Apollos banquet, Second book, 1691)

Matthew Locke
7. Suite nr.6 in a/A
Pavane – Fantazie – Courante – Jigg
(from: The consort of two parts for several friends)

Gottfried Finger
8. Sonata prima
(from: 12 Sonatas for diverse instruments Op.1, 1688)

9. A new theatre tune
(from: Apollos banquet, Second book, 1691)

Georg Friedrich Händel
10. Sonata in B-flat HWV377
Vivace – Adagio – Allegro

11. La Beauford
(from: Apollos banquet, Second book, 1691)

Jacques Paisible
12. Sonata in D
Grave – Allegro – Vivace – Largo – Allegro

Nicola Matteis
13. Preludio – Fuga – Burlesca in G
Diverse bizzarie sopra la Vecchia sarabanda o pur ciaccona

14. Cefachio’s farewel
(from: Apollos banquet, Second book, 1691)

Penrose Paradox: Lea Sobbe, recorder. Sonia Navot, viola da gamba. Sergio Flores, harpsichord
Recording: 29 August 2018, the Great Hall, TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht
Technique: Larva Peruzzotti, production: Wijnand de Groot


Anonymus (Reichenau, 11th century)
15. Melodiemodell Occidentana
16. Sequenz Pangat ymnum Augiensis
17. Sequenz Sancti martyris festum
18. Gorio fuor ze malo
19. Melodiemodell Cignea

Ordo Virtutum conducted by Stefan Morent
(CD Insula Felix, CHR 77328, 2010)

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