November 2009

#09-49 (11/30/09)

In Mulieribus

We continue our celebration of women's ensembles (the name of the group comes from the Latin "amongst women") with live performances by this Portland, Oregon-based group. For more information, you may contact them at: www.inmulieribus.org

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#09-48 (11/23/09)

Faventina

Mala Punica's recent project looks at the rarely-recorded sacred vocal material from the 98 parchment folios arranged as the Codex Faenza (c.1380-1420). NOTE: Mala Punica's recent project looks at the rarely-recorded sacred vocal material from the 98 parchment folios arranged as the Codex Faenza (c.1380-1420). It is on the Ambriosie label.

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CD Info: CD #AM 105



#09-47 (11/18/09)

Three American Ensembles

The Bay-area ensemble Cançonièr (12th to 14th cen. works); Asteria (late medieval love songs); and Mignarda, looking at the Airs de Cours movement in France around 1600. NOTE: This week three home-grown groups: Bay-area ensemble Cançonièr (12th to 14th cen. works); Asteria (late medieval love songs); and Mignarda, looking at the Airs de Cours movement in France around 1600.

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#09-46 (11/09/09)

The Voices of the Psalms

Another of the remarkable projects by the Schola Hungarica; this time, the most ancient reconstructable Psalm settings are married to Psalm chorales set by Bach. NOTE: The Voices of the Psalms is another of the remarkable projects by the Schola Hungarica; this time, the most ancient reconstructable Psalm settings are married to Psalm chorales set by Johann Sebastian Bach. All of the music on this program is performed by the Schola Hungarica conducted by Lázló Dobszay and Janka Szendrei. The recording is on the Hungaroton label and is CD # HCD 32316. All chant is Gregorian unless otherwise noted as Ambrosian. For a complete list of past recordings by the Schola Hungarica, check the play list "A Hungarian Christmas," #07-49.

Composer: JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

CD Info: CD # HCD 32316



#09-45 (11/02/09)

Josquin: Missa Ad fugum and Missa Sine nomine

As Peter Phillips of the Tallis Scholars says of his latest project: "Who is interested in mathematical scaffolding which most people can't hear?....I knew that, like every composer of genius, Josquin would relish the challenge." NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording Missa Sine nomine and Missa ad fugam with the Tallis Scholars directed by Peter Phillips on the Gimell label, and is Gimell CD GIM039.

Composer: Josquin des Prez (c. 1450 to 1455 – August 27, 1521)

CD Info: Gimell CD GIM039





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