These are program notes from our May 28, 2017 concert.
Busnois’ In mijnen sin
Antoine Busnois was an early Renaissance composer. At that time, the only way for a musician to feed his family was to find a wealthy employer—often the Catholic church. Here talented musicians would compose music for the three M’s: masses, motets and magnificats.
But Antoine found a different patron in Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. As a member of this court, he satisfied his love not only of ...Continue Reading →