El Grillo (the cricket) by Josquin des Prez Cricketinbuz

El Grillo (the cricket) by Josquin des Prez

El Grillo (the cricket) by Josquin des Prez Detail

This satirical little frottola by Josquin is believed to be a gentle reminder to his patron Galeazzo Sforza that his musicians need paying. Josquin may be punning on the name of a fellow impecunious musician (Frillo) by calling him a cricket (Grillo). This performance is by the dwsChorale (David Solomons)
The audio is available on Bandcamp at
https://davidwarinsolomons.bandcamp.com/track/el-grillo

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