Les Canards Chantants joined St. Stephen's for the finale their 2017-2018 season. Transcendence to Transparency is a "before-and-after look at the changing face of sacred music in Europe during the Reformation,” featuring Latin and vernacular works by the greatest composers who lived and worked through this tumultuous time, including Walter, Clemens non Papa, Sweelinck, and Tallis."
About Les Canards Chantants:
Les Canards Chantants is an American solo-voice ensemble specializing in Renaissance polyphony. The group consists of 6 talented singers based in Philadelphia.
Johann Walter – Deus misereatur nobis
Clemens non Papa – Ave Maria
Thomas Tallis – Salve intemerata virgo
Walter – Eyn Geystliche Gesank Buchleyn
Clemens non Papa – Souterliedekens
Tallis – Psalm tunes from Archbishop Matthew Parker’s Psalter