February 2001#01-09 (02/25/00)
In honor of the new exhibit opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, we present music from the time of Vermeer from a special recording project produced by Radio Nederland; many other musical and cultural events will be presented in conjunction with this exhibit.
Composer: JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK (1562-1621), JACOB van EIJCK (c.1590-1657), ADRIANUS VALERIUS (c.1570-1625), CONSTANTIJN HUYGENS (1596-1687), NICOLAS VALLET (c.1585-c.1650)
CD Info: CD 92101
Again, from the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles we hear music by the 17th century master Henry Du Mont, with motets in dialogue performed by Les Talens Lyriques
Composer: Henry Du Mont
We continue with the remarkable project supported by Pro Helvetia featuring the Ensemble Turicum examining sacred music of 18th century Brazil.
Composer: LUIS ALVARES PINTO, JOSE JOAQUIN EMERICO LOBO de MESQUITA, JOSE MAURICIO NUNES GARCIA
CD Info: CD 50-9521
We sample some of the new releases in the field of early music with themes of romantic love.
Composer: JEAN de CASTRO, CLAUDE le JEUNE, ALESSANDRO PICCININI, CASPAR OTHMAYR, JOHANN LEONHARD von LANGENAU, Georg Forster, JOHN DOWLAND, THOMAS WEELKES, Don CARLO GESUALDO, BARBARA STROZZI
CD Info: Pasacaille CD 931, CD SY-99174, CD 779.013-2, CD CHR 77232, CD GCCD 4002, CD DOR-90287, CD GCD 920907, CD DCTH 22441/2
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