July 2008

#08-32 (07/28/08)

Springtime in Renaissance Prague [repeat of #08-06]

Eric van Nevel directs the Cappella Amsterdam in a program of late 16th century music from Prague, with some familiar composers (Gallus, Kerle, Monte), and some rarely-heard works by Karel Luython (1557-1620) and Lambert de Sayve (1549-1614).

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#08-31 (07/21/08)

Polyphony for Francois I [repeat #08-05]

Paul van Nevel (in typical fashion) has found for his Huelgas Ensemble a stunning body of work--settings by many of the greatest composers of 16th century France (Mouton, Sermisy, Sandrin) in most cases with words by Francis I himself!

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#08-30 (07/14/08)

German Sacred Cantatas 2 [repeat of #08-04]

This time, the wonderful Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Chorus guide us through the genius of Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707).

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#08-29 (07/07/08)

German Sacred Cantatas 1 [repeat of #08-03]

The Netherlands Bach Society conducted by Jos van Veldhoven looks at the cantata form from the time of Schutz (1585-1672) to Johann Christoph Bach (1637-1707).

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