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UC Davis Music: Lecture Demo – Concordian Dawn and Sarah Kay
March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Concordian Dawn, ensemble for medieval music.
Sarah Kay, troubadour scholar and Professor of French Literature, Thought, and Culture at New York University.
At the UC Davis campus, Professor Kay and Concordian Dawn will perform a lecture with 12th–14th-century French music and texts. Highlighting material from their forthcoming publication/recording collaboration, Medieval Song from Aristotle to Opera (Cornell University Press and MSR Classics) and the ensemble’s debut studio album, “Fortuna Antiqua et Ultra” (MSR Classics), the program will include songs from the troubadours, trouvères and Guillaume de Machaut to Guillaume Du Fay, along with instrumental dances, polyphonic motets, and conductus of the Notre Dame tradition.