April 1994#94-17 (04/25/94)
NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording The Renaissance Lute featuring our guest for the program, Ronn McFarlane. It is on the Dorian Sono Luminus label and is CD 90186.
CD Info: Dorian Sono Luminus CD 90186.
NOTE: Before the 1993 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht, a poll was taken asking the following question: Of all the repertoire sung by the Tallis scholars, which are the ten best pieces? Ensemble director Peter Phillips joins us to reflect on this process, and why the Allegri “Miserere” is Number One.
NOTE: Our special guest for this program is Martin Goldsmith, host of NPR’s Performance Today.
Composer: John Sheppard (c.1515-1558), Claudio Monteverdi, Palestrina, William Byrd, Michael Praetorius, John Whitfield, Johann Schultz, Samuel Scheidt, William Brade, Thomas Simpson,
CD Info: Sony Classical CD 88883717242, Gimell CD GIM016, CD 4295652, Seraphim CD S-60187, Harmonia Mundi CD 907101
Occasionally on the program over its history, we have shared personal experiences and moments that have inspired us in this work.