Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Josquin: Forever Reminding Us What Greatness and Beauty Sound Like

I try my best to listen to a wide variety of music: pop, jazz, classical, dance, techno, you name it. But in the end, I must confess that there are only two forms that penetrate straight to my heart and soul, sometimes in ways that create a kind of discomfort. Those two forms are chant and polyphony.

Here is an example of what I mean. More and more, Josquin is becoming my number one favorite composer of all time.