February 2008

#08-10 (02/25/08)

Spotlight on the Netherlands–Bach and Dirty Minds

Both the Netherlands Bach Society and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Chorus performed Bach cantatas at the Festival--we save these masterpieces for last.

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, Jacob Obrecht (1457/8 - 1505), Clemens non Papa (c.1510-1555/6),

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#08-09 (02/18/08)

Spotlight on the Netherlands–Requiem for . . .Part II

In addition to the Victoria Requiem, Eric van Nevel directs the Capella Amsterdam in laments by Peter Abelard, Gombert, and the Fleury Manscript.

Composer: Petrus, Abelardus 1079-1142, Nicolas Gombert ca.1495-ca.1560, Tomás Luís de Victoria 1548-1611, Petrus Abelardus 1079-1142,

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#08-08 (02/11/08)

Spotlight on the Netherlands–Requiem for . . .Part I

The Cappella Amsterdam is back with a vast memorial tribute using the great Requiem of Tomas Luis de Victoria as a framework, with laments from the middles ages interlaced throughout.

Composer: Petrus, Abelardus 1079-1142, Nicolas Gombert ca.1495-ca.1560, Tomás Luís de Victoria 1548-1611, Petrus Abelardus 1079-1142,

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#08-07 (02/04/08)

Spotlight on the Netherlands–Muffat, Corelli, Lully

Lully was a contemporary of Buxtehude; Muffat and Corelli born a generation later--the Holland Baroque Society gives us the German, Italian and French Baroque sound in the time of the birth of Bach and Handel.

Composer: Georg Muffat 1653-1704, Arcangelo Corelli 1653-1713, Jean-Baptiste Lully 1632-1687,

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