December 2005

#05-52 (12/19/05)

A Bohemian Christmas

NOTE: All NOTE: All of the music on this program is performed by the ensemble Early Music New York directed by Frederick Renz.

Composer: MIKOLAJ RADOMSKI (fl. 1420/30), GUILLAUME de MACHAUT (1300-1377)

CD Info: CD # EC-9007

#05-51 (12/12/05)

A Mediterranean Christmas

NOTE: Joel Cohen and his Boston Camerata are back (assisted by the Shariq Arabic Music Ensemble), this time with another examination of the fabulous cross-pollination between the fertile Occitan lands and the Islamic world, as all unite to make "the Christmas message of peace and reconciliation strong in our hearts."

Composer: ALFONSO el Sabio (1221-1284), FOLQUET de Marseille (1150-1231)

CD Info: CD 2564 62560-2

#05-50 (12/05/05)

Laudate Pueri: A Baroque Christmas

NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording Laudate Pueri: A Baroque Christmas featuring the Clemencic Consort directed by Dr. Rene Clemencic.

Composer: HEINRICH SCHUTZ (1585-1672), CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643), Giovanni Maria Radino, Bernhard Schmid, Gasparo Zanetti, Fr. GIACOMO FINETTI (c.1605-c.1631), LUDOVICO da VIADANA (1560-1627), GIROLAMO CAVAZZONI (c. 1515-c.1580)

CD Info: CD # OC-350

#05-01 (12/27/04)

Utrecht 2004: Chant Wars

Note: 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 ensembles Dialogos and Sequentia. This is an attempt to reconstruct the tension as the vast editorial work of standarizing the Christian liturgy began under Charlemagne.


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