March 2001#01-13 (03/26/00)
Johann Melchior Gletle: Again thanks to the work of Pro Helvetia we can sample some of the sacred works of this unknown master of the early Swiss baroque.
Composer: Johann Melchior Gletle (1626-1683)
CD Info: CD 510.130
Mass for the Death of a Prince: When the young prince of the house of Guise died soon after his marriage, followed by the death of his young son and mother-in-law, the family turned to Marc-Antoine Charpentier to write one of the most intimate and touching works of the French baroque. We will hear the Ensemble La Fenice from the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.
Composer: Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)
Music in the Library: Looking forward to Bach's birthday, a concert from Utrecht by the ensemble La Fenice of music from the master's personal library.
Composer: GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643), JOHANN MICHAEL BACH (1648-1694), JOHANN PACHELBEL (1653-1706), JOHANN ADAM REINCKEN (1623-1722), JOHANN ROSENMULLER (c.1619-1684), JOHANN JOSEPH FUX (1660-1741), DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE (c.1637-1707)
Again, in time for St. Patrick's Day the brilliant Medieval ensemble Altramar has found unknown Celtic repertoire to bring to light.
Composer: NOTKER BALBULUS
CD Info: CD DOR-93213
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