May 2004

#04-23 (05/31/04)

Palestrina’s Pentecostal Music

NOTE: All of the music on this program comes from the recording Missa Dum complerentur and other music for Whitsuntide featuring the Westminster Cathedral Choir directed by Martin Baker.

Composer: Palestrina, Angelo Gardano

CD Info: CD # CDA67353

#04-22 (05/24/04)

Bestario del Cristo

NOTE: The ensemble Alia Musica looks at the lively Medieval imagination with 13th century music that uses animals as symbolic of Christ and the church.


CD Info: CD HMU 987033

#04-21 (05/17/04)

The Thomas Tallis Edition, Volume 7

NOTE: All of the music on this program comes from the on-going series performed by the Chapelle du Roi directed by Alistair Dixon dedicated to Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585).

Composer: Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

CD Info: # SIGCD029

#04-20 (05/10/04)

Elizabethan Era at Utrecht

NOTE: All of the music on this program comes from a recording made of concerts by the Orlando di Lasso Ensemble conducted by Detlef Bratschke and the Brisk Recorder Quartet from the 2003 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht.

Composer: RICHARD DERING (c. 1580-1630), THOMAS WEELKES (1576-1623), THOMAS MORLEY (1557-1602), JOHN FARMER (c.1570-??), THOMAS TOMKINS (1572-1656), ELVIS COSTELLO (1954 - ), ANTHONY HOLBORNE (c.1545-1602), WILLIAM BYRD (1543-1623), JOHN WILBYE (1574-1638),

CD Info:

#04-19 (05/03/04)

Two Worlds of Modal Music

NOTE: The fortunate meeting between American Ken Zuckerman and medieval-specialist Dominique Vellard at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis has allowed this recording, one of the most incisive cross-cultural efforts ever.

Composer: KEN ZUCKERMAN, HILDEGARD von BINGEN (1098-1179), JEHAN de LECUREL (?mid 13th c.-1304),

CD Info: CD HMC 905261

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