January 2005#05-06 (01/31/05)
All of the music on this program celebrates the music and visions of Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179). It is the last recording by the ensemble Anonymous 4, whose members were on the program, as they have been regularly for over 15 years.
Composer: Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), HRABANUS MAURUS (d. 856), NOTKER BALBULUS
CD Info: CD# HMU 907327
All of the music on this week's program is by Ludwig Senfl and is from the recording Missa L'homme arme performed by The Suspicious Cheese Lords. You may contact the Lords at their web site: www.cheeselords.org
Composer: Ludwig Senfl (ca. 1486-1543)
We continue or celebration of the wealth of music from the Lowlands with a new recording from the masterful Orlando Consort. This recording is on the Harmonia Mundi label, and is CD HMU 90733.
Composer: Antoine Busnois (c. 1430-1492)
CD Info: CD HMU 90733
All of the music on this program is from a live concert given at the Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht 2004 featuring the English Concert directed by violinist Andrew Manze.. This was another concert for the 350th anniversary of the birth of Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber illustrating how Biber (and his Salzburg predecessor Schmelzer) advanced the art of the violin.
Composer: Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber 1644-1704, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer 1620/23-1680
The program is sponsored in part by the Belgian Tourist Office and the Embassy of Belgium in Washington, D.C. For more information on visiting Belgium (including the Abbey), you may contact the Belgian Tourist Office at: www.visitbelgium.com
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