October 2010

#10-44 (10/25/10)

Asteria: Un tres doulx regard

The award-winning duo is back with more of their exploration into the early Burgundian repertoire.

Composer: Guillaume Dufay, Johannes Legrant, Jacques Vide, Gilles Binchois

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#10-43 (10/18/10)

Live from the Maison Française–Il Convito

Continuing our series working with the Embassy of France with a Franco-Italian program featuring the ensemble Il Convito.

Composer: Girolamo FRESCOBALDI, Antonio de CABEZON, Francisco Correa de ARAUXO, Francesco GEMINIANI, François COUPERIN

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#10-42 (10/11/10)

Live from la Maison Française–Blandine Rannou

The first of series of recordings made with the collaboration of the Embassy of France; this week: harpsichord virtuoso Blandine Rannou.

Composer: Louis COUPERIN (1626-1661), Armand-Louis COUPERIN (1727-1789), Jean-Baptiste FORQUERAY (1699-1782)

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#10-41 (10/04/10)

Officium Novum

Over the years we have heard all the Hilliard Ensemble recordings, including their two collaborations with Norwegian jazz saxophonist Jan Gabarek. This week, the national premiere of their new work, including their recent efforts looking at the remarkable religious liturgy of Armenia.

Composer: Komitas Vardapet (1869-1935), Nikolai N. Kedrov (1871-1940), Pär Lagerkvist (1891-1974)

CD Info: B0014664-02.

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