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Yes. Where "F" is written they are singing "Ab".So every single note is being performed a minor third off.
Well in accordance with Renaissance music this could have been accompanied...however, I agree with Harry...this is MUCH lower than the provided score.
I may be out of line posting here...being from a different university and all...but this topic is one of those things that makes my musician's heart go all a-flutter and my brain explode (just a little bit).Many conductors choose to perform sacred English Renaissance pieces transposed up a minor third. There's a bunch of interesting [really long] research about period instruments and their sounding pitch, and a different clef system, but basically A in Jacobean England did not equal A of 2010.Fascinating.
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