February 2003

#03-08 (02/24/03)

The Klapa Tradition

After the stunning response given the Dalmatian singers from Hvar some weeks back, we are following up with music from the ancient secular tradition from Croatia featuring stunning male part-songs

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#03-07 (02/17/03)

“Il Fasolo” from Utrecht

This month's concert from the 2002 Holland Festival of Early Music presents a Roman/Neopolitan carnival farce published in Venice through the mysterious Accademia degli incogniti by one or more composers simply known as "Il Fasolo" ("the Bean").

Composer: Il Fasolo, Francesco Manelli 1594-1667, Giovanni Battista Fasolo, ca.1600-na 1659,

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#03-06 (02/10/03)

Busnois and His Circle

A new recording by the Binchois Consort highlights music from the 15th century lowlands--the great Antoine Busnois (who died in Bruges), and two rarely-heard composers associated with the Church of Our Lady in Antwerp, Petrus de Domarto and Jean Pullois.

Composer: ANTOINE BUSNOIS (c.1430-1492), JEAN PULLOIS (d.1478), PETRUS de DOMARTO (fl. c.1450),

CD Info: CDA 67319



#03-05 (02/03/03)

Palestrina from Denmark

Palestrina's death on Candlemas (February 2) has always made the month of February a good one to celebrate the great composer; this week, the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir takes us on a musical tour of this Renaissance titan.

Composer: GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (c. 1525--February 2, 1594),

CD Info: DCD-8163.





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