December 2009

#09-52 (12/21/09)

A Medieval Christmas

Keeping with a 30 year tradition, we hear three discs that link Christmas to it early roots: more early Schola Hungarica; the second disc by the Trappist Monks of Gethsemane; and the medieval Italian Laude tradition with the ensemble Trefoil.

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#09-51 (12/14/09)

A Norwegian Christmas: Organ and Voice, Part 2

More sacred works from the Nordic Voices and organ performances from The Norwegian Folk Museum (1723 organ) and the recent French-baroque organ constructed in the Ål Church in Hallingdal. NOTE: Sacred motets performed by the ensemble Nordic Voices are interspersed with organ works by Buxtehude, de Grigny, Bach, and others, from performances by Terje Winge and Bjørn Boysen (plus the neo-mystical project "Siwan"). These programs are made possible in part by support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. For more information about Norwegian cultural events in the United States or for travel and tourist information, you may consult: www.norway.org.

Composer: PIERRE de MANCHICOURT (c.1510-1564), NICOLAS de GRIGNY (1672-1703)

CD Info: CD CHSA 5050; CD PSC 1242; D: B0013007-02



#09-50 (12/07/09)

A Norwegian Christmas: Organ and Voice, Part 1

Sacred motets performed by the ensemble Nordic Voices are interspersed with organ works by Buxtehude, de Grigny, Bach, and others from performances by Terje Winge and Bjørn Boysen (plus the neo-mystical project "Siwan"). These programs are made possible in part by support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. For more information about Norwegian cultural events in the United States or for travel and tourist information, you may consult: www.norway.org.

Composer: CRISTÓBAL de MORALES (c.1500-1553), JACOBUS CLEMENS 'non Papa' (c.1510/15-1555/6), FRANCISCO GUERRERO (1528-1599), JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK (1562-1621), DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE (1637-1707), GEORG BÖHM (1661-1773)

CD Info: CD CHSA 5050; CD EUCD 42; CD: B0013007-02





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