August 2005

#05-36 (08/29/05)

Thomas Tallis–Volumes 8 & 9 [repeat of #05-18]

Over the last years, we have been tracking the superb project on the English Signum label with the Chapelle du Roi conducted by Alistair Dixon. This week, three CDs in two sets that finish the series: "Lamentations" and "Instrumental Music and Songs.".

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#05-35 (08/22/05)

Three Medieval Discs [repeat of #05-14]

We share three fine new recordings--the Ensemble Micrologus peformance of the Play of Robin and Marion; the Newberry Consort celebrates the Medieval Italian repertory; and the Early Music America 2004 award-winning ensemble Asteria with chansons from the Burgundian court of Philip the Good.

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#05-34 (08/15/05)

I Fiamminghi [repeat of #05-09]

They were called the "mountain-crossers," "those from beyond the Alps," or just "The Flemish." In one of the newest recordings sponsored by the Ministry of Flemish Culture, the ensemble Capilla Flamenca celebrates one of their earliest number: Arnold de Lantins (? second half 14th cen--1432).

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#05-33 (08/08/05)

The Great Lent [repeat of #05-12]

We return to the Benedictine Abbey of Chevetogne in Belgium with the latest from their stunning body of recordings, as this unique group continues its mission of uniting the ancient division between western & eastern Christianity through musical service.

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#05-32 (08/01/05)

Dormition of the Mother of God [repeat of #05-08]

NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording made by the Choir of the Monks of Chevetogne directed by Fr. Maxime Gimenez. You may reach the Abbey at their web site: www.monasterechevetogne.com

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