May 2002#02-21 (05/27/02)
This week, the great French medieval ensemble Alla Francesca takes us on a musical journey through the epic Roman de la Rose.
Composer: ADAM de la Halle, JEHAN de Lescurel, GUILLAUME de MACHAUT (c. 1300-1377), GILLES BINCHOIS (c.1400-1460), GUILLAUME DUFAY (c.1400--1474).
The glories of the European musical world circa 1700 with a concert by the Venice Baroque Orchestra.
Composer: ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741), ALESSANDRO MARCELLO (1684-1750).
Again from the multi-disc set "The Golden Age of European Polyphony" from the belgian label Cypres, we sample from the extraordinary career of the genius from Mons, Roland de Lassus.
Composer: ROLAND de LASSUS [Orlando di Lasso] (1532-1594).
We continue the series with The Cardinall's Musick directed by our guest, Andrew Carwood from the recording The BYRD Edition 7: Propers for Lady Mass from Christmas to the Purification.
Composer: WILLIAM BYRD (1535/40-1623).
CD Info: CD GAU 224.
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