March 2002#02-12 (03/25/02)
For the 22nd anniversary of Millennium of Music, we present The Sixteen and Fretwork directed by Harry Christophers from the Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht 2001 performing Buxtehude's meditation of Christ, Membra Jesu nostri.
Composer: NICOLAS GOMBERT (c.1495-1560).
CD Info: GIM 037.
From the multi-disc set "The Golden Age of European Polyphony" from the Belgian label Cypres, we continue our recognition of Bruges as the European Cultural Capital 2002 with music of Ockeghem.
Composer: JOHANNES OCKEGHEM (c. 1410-1497).
From the multi-disc set "The Golden Age of European Polyphony" from the Belgian label Cypres, we celebrate Machaut, Dunstable & Dufay.
Composer: GUILLAUME de MACHAUT (c.1300-1377), JOHN DUNSTABLE (c.1390-1430), GUILLAUME DUFAY (?1397-1474)
The cultural capital of Europe moves to Belgium this year and we begin commemorating the occasion this week with a gorgeous CD from the ensemble Capilla Flamenca featuring music of Jacob Obrecht, Pierre de la Rue and Josquin Desprez (from the Alamire Foundation).
Composer: JACOB OBRECHT, PIERRE de la RUE, JOSQUIN DES PREZ.
CD Info: CD 1232.
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