June 2002

#02-25 (06/24/02)

Medieval Iceland, Part 2 –Ancient Religious Chant from Iceland

Continuing one of the themes from the Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht 2001, we'll hear the ensemble Voces Thule recreate the earliest through-composed liturgy for an Icelandic Saint--the service for St. Thorlak.

Composer: Jon Thorlaksson of Munkathvera MS (1473)

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#02-24 (06/17/02)

In Paradisum

Members of the Hilliard Ensemble share their latest recording on ECM with music for the Requiem Mass by Victoria and Palestrina.

Composer: Tomas Luis de Victoria, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

CD Info: CD ECM New Series 1653.

#02-23 (06/10/02)

Music from Turkey 2002, Part III

The Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire, with Howard Bass, Director of Cultural programs for the National Museum of the American Indian of the Smithsonian.


CD Info: CD # DIS-80105, CD # DIS-80130, CD# DOR-93171.

#02-22 (06/03/02)

Music from Turkey 2002, Part II

Music from the late Renaissance and Baroque Era in the Ottoman Empire with The Lalezar Ensemble.

Composer: BAYEZID II (reigned 1481-1512), PRINCE KORKUT, Royal Musician (1467-1513), MURAD IV (r.1623-1640), TANBURI ANGELOS (?d.1694--Greek), ILYA (d. 1799--Greek), TANBURI ISAK (1745?-1814.--Jewish), NIGOGOS (1836-1885--Armenian), SELIM III (r. 1789-1808).

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