February 2006

#06-10 (02/27/06)

Forlana Consort at the Corcoran Gallery

A live recording of one of Flanders' premier vocal ensembles exhibiting a wide range of technique in three centuries of music.

Composer: Josquin Des Prez (1440-1521), Johannes Ockeghem (1425-1497), Thomas Morley, Hieronymus Vinders (1500-1560), Jacobus van Vaet (1529-1567), Jacobus Clementis non Papa (ca 1510-1556), Hubertus Waelrant (1517-1595), Thoinot Arbeau (1520-1595), Philippus De Monte (1521-1603), Adriano Banchieri (1567-1635), Pierre de la Rue (1452-1518), Jacquet de Berchern (1505-1567), Pierre Certon (? – 1572), Pierre Attaingnant (±1530)

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#06-09 (02/20/06)

The Hilliard Ensemble: Nicholas Gombert

The favorite composer of Charles V is given masterful treatment in this premiere national broadcast of the Hilliard Ensembles' latest recording.

Composer: NICOLAS GOMBERT (c.1496--c.1560)

CD Info: ECM CD number 1884

#06-08 (02/13/06)

A Venetian Coronation 1595

And finally, the "greatest hit" in the world of liturgical recreations, as Paul McCreesh and his Gabrieli Consort recreate his best-selling recording in a vast program that closed out the 2005 Utrecht Festival.

Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli (ca.1554/7-1612), Cesare Bendinelli (?-1617), Andrea Gabrieli (1532/3-1585)

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#06-07 (02/06/06)

The Spanish Cathedral in the 17th Century

The ensemble Al Ayre Espagnol conducted by Eduardo Lopez Banzo recreates the late 17th century in Spain, when the forces of the Counter-Reformation were resisted in music by the popular and uniquely Iberian popular folk-inspired villancico.

Composer: Juan Bautista Cabanilles (1644-1712), Carlos Patiño 1600-1675, Juan Bautista Comes (1582?-1643), Sebastián Durón (1660-1716), Joseph Ruiz de Samaniego (active 1653-1670)

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