Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the four women of Anonymous 4 combine historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition.
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Their programs have included music from the year 1000; the ecstatic music and poetry of the 12th-century abbess and mystic, Hildegard of Bingen; 13th-century chant and polyphony from England, France, and Spain; American folksongs, shape note tunes, and gospel songs; and works newly written for the group.
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Motets & Chansons from 13th-century France
Mater dei plena/Mater virgo pia/EIUS (Mo 66)
A la clarte qui tout/ET ILLUMINARE (Mo 189)
Hé mere Diu/La virge Marie/APTATUR (Mo 146)
Marie assumptio afficiat/Hujus chori suscipe/TENOR (Mo 322)
Chanson: De la gloriouse fenix (Ruth Cunningham)
Ave lux luminum/Salve virgo rubens/TENOR (Mo 56)
Hymn: Ave maris stella
Ave beatissima civitas/Ave Maria gratia plena/AVE MARIS STELLA (Mo 55)
Hymn: Ave maris stella, concluded
Douce dame par amour/Quant voi l’erbe/CUMQUE (Mo 141)
Chanson: J’ai un cuer trop lait (Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek)
Par une matinee/Mellis stilla/DOMINO (Mo 40)
Or voi je bien/Eximium decus/VIRGO (Mo 273)
Plus bele que flor/Quant revient et fuelle/L’autrier joer/FLOS FILIUS (Mo 21)
Rondeau: Salva nos stella maris
American Traditional Hymns and Songs
Jewett (Amazing grace, how sweet the sound) revival song
Like Noah’s Weary Dove folk hymn
Sweet Hour of Prayer gospel song
Ecstasy (Oh, when shall I see Jesus) revival song
Dunlap's Creek (My God, my portion and my love) folk hymn
Wondrous Love (What wondrous love is this) folk hymn
Wayfaring Stranger religious ballad
Ninety-Third Psalm (Grace! ‘Tis a charming sound) folk hymn
New Britain (Amazing grace, how sweet the sound) folk hymn
The Cherry Tree Carol carol-ballad
Parting Friends (Farewell, my friends) folk hymn
Angel Band gospel song
Prix-fixe, Pre-Show Dining in 1906
Make a reservation for a prix-fixe, pre-performance dinner, in our fine dining restaurant, 1906. Three gourmet courses, $41. Reservations can be made via opentable.com or by calling 610.388.1000.