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  • ÉVÉNEMENT : YEAR ANNE OF BRITTANY

    The Chateau du Clos Lucé celebrates Anne of Brittany

    SUNDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2014

    2.30pm, TALK: "MUSIC AT THE COURT OF ANNE OF BRITTANY"
    With Denis Raisin Dadre, Artistic Director of Doulce Mémoire

    3.30pm, CONCERT: "MUSIC FOR THE CHAMBER OF ANNE OF BRITTANY" Doulce Mémoire Ensemble Through the concerts and performances it gives, Doulce Mémoire invites the audience to discover the music likely to have entertained the internationally renowned leading lights of the Renaissance such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rabelais and Francis I, some of whom have left an indelible impression on the Loire Valley and its famous Renaissance châteaux. The concert programme focuses on a form required to be played at Court, the chanson rustique, a polyphonic rendering of melodies of popular origin. Doulce Mémoire will be playing chansons by Févin, Agricola, Josquin Desprez and Compere Gascogne.

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    Anne of Brittany (1477-1514): History and biography

    Anne of Brittany was born in Nantes on 25 January 1477. Daughter of Francis II Duke of Brittany and Marguerite of Foix, she grew up in Nantes at the Château des ducs de Bretagne. Anne inherited the Breton emblems: the ermine and the cordelière, or decorative cord, tied in a figure of eight. She also used the letter A surmounted by the motto Non Mudera (I shall not change). She was educated in letters and the arts by Françoise de Dinan. Her maîtr ...

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