New Music

What could be better than a 400 year old song? This one is called Prophetiae Sibyllarum, which translates to Sibylline Prophecies.  It is one of a series of twelve motets by Orlando di Lasso (sometimes spelled De Lassus). The works are known for their extremely chromatic idiom. For those of you who don’t know what the word chromatic means, it is a series of notes that are only a half step apart. Here is an example of a chromatic scale:

For more on that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prophetiae_Sibyllarum

And hold on to your masks, everyone. There is a new page on The Write Stuff :

https://wordpress.com/page/johnsthewritestuff.com/11830

And here is my version of Sibylline Prophecies

Are You Going to Float in the Pool All Day?

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