January 2001#01-05 (01/29/01)
Each year, the Centre de Musique Baroque a Versailles continues its mission of preserving, publishing, and promoting the music heard in that glorious court with a festival devoted to a composer who worked there. This week, some sacred motets of Henry DuMont (1610-1684).
Composer: Henry Du Mont
The three great masses of William Byrd.
Composer: WILLIAM BYRD
CD Info: CD GAU 206
Continuing with one of the primary themes from the Utrecht Festival 2000, the Capella Ducale Venetia relates the Flemish-born Emperor to the composers he heard in Italy.
Composer: ADRIAN WILLAERT, PHILIPPE VERDELOT, JEAN LHERITIER
The Roots of the Baroque: The Swiss organization Pro Helvetia has been supporting research and performance in the field of early msuic for decades; this week, we'll hear some of their remarkable efforts.
Composer: JOSE MAURICIO NUNES GARCIA, MANOEL DIAS de OLIVEIRA
CD Info: K. 617 CD K 617102, CD 50-9610
Composer: GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA, EUSTACHE du CAURROY, GIOVANNI GABRIELI
CD Info: CD 90.7224, CD A-43, CD CAL 9295, CD RIC 207412
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