June 2004

#04-27 (06/28/04)

Magdalena [repeat of #04-03]

Not to hop on any bandwagons, but always engaged by new repertoire, we examine the new recording by the ensemble Joglaresa dedicated to music for Mary Magdalen.

Composer: LORENZO GIUSTINIANI (1381-1456), PHILIPPE de GREVE (13th c.), CONON de BETHUNE (d.1219), WIPO of BURGUNDY (11th c.), CHRISTIAN of LILIENFELD (14th c.),

CD Info: CD AV0026



#04-26 (06/21/04)

Chant from the Monastery of Engelberg [repeat of #04-02]

Another extraordinary recording from the Schola Cantorum in Basel featuring music from 1100 to 1400 preserved in this beautiful Monastery in the remote Swiss valley.

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#04-25 (06/14/04)

The Romeiko Ensemble in concert: Part 2 [repeat of #04-09]

The Romeiko features 15 exceptional vocalists (cantors) from the U.S. and Greece, and five of the most prominent instrumentalists from Turkey, and is led by Dr. Yiorgos Bilalis, who has performed worldwide as a psaltes with Byzantine choirs and as a hafiz in Sufi ceremonies.

Composer: Petros Bereketis (17th c.), George of Crete (18th c.), Constantinos (19th c.), Petros Ephesios (19th c.), Constantinos Protopsaltes (19th c.) , Stefanos Lampadarios (19th c.)

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#04-24 (06/07/04)

The Romeiko Ensemble in concert: Part 1 [repeat of #04-07]

This an innovative group is comprised of specialists in Byzantine chant and the court music of the Byzantine Palace, as well as the court and Sufi music of the Ottoman Empire. This concert was recorded live at St. Matthew's in Washington.

Composer: Petros Bereketis (17th c.), George of Crete (18th c.), Constantinos (19th c.), Petros Ephesios (19th c.), Constantinos Protopsaltes (19th c.) , Stefanos Lampadarios (19th c.)

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