“Venite pastores ad sacros amores
Transite videte in puero verbum
Cum virgine natum,
In palea numen nocte latentem
Cum Jumine sole
Transite, videte, venite pastores!”
We follow the bright star searching for the newborn baby.
Inspired by known and lesser known Italian masters from the 17th century we confront the traditional Christmas story with pearls out of the music history,
only to be found these days in libraries. In this way the (mostly oral)
passed down Christmas story obtains an original musical interpretation.
Cheerful exultating angels, the three wise men in search and enthusiastic shepherds
bring us towards the long expected child.
Fascinated and in admiration for this beautiful Christmas event we sing;
Fare la nina na…
Soprano, 2 recorders,
viola da gamba, archlute & chitarra and harpsichord