August 2003

#03-34 (08/25/03)

Maestro di Capella: Music of Elzear Genet [repeat of #03-17]

The ensemble Suspicious Cheese Lords has recently recorded previously-unheard material from this unfairly obscure composer from Southern France, who worked for popes and (as Josquin before him) King Louis XII.

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#03-33 (08/18/03)

Songs of Angels [repeat of #03-13]

Former King's Singer Bill Ives now directs the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, and his latest recording celebrates Magdalen composers from 1480 and 1560.

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#03-32 (08/11/03)

Lombardy and the Barbarians [repeat of #03-14]

At their final concert at the 2002 Holland Festival of Early Music, the Ensemble Dialogos reinterpreted the earliest chant at the Benedictine home monastery of Monte Cassino--were "barbarians" Lombards, or indeed Byzantine traders who brought their own musical influences?

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#03-31 (08/04/03)

Magister X [repeat of #02-38]

Once again, the Alamire foundation weighs in with a superb recording (and story book!) of the works of an imaginary Flemish composer as he journeyed to Italy from Bruges, bringing the Northern style as he went.

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