November 2010#10-49 (11/29/10)
Rolf Lislevand, continued--We continue tracking the brilliant Norwegian lutenist, this time looking at his work with Jordi Savall and his ensembles.
Composer: Marin Marais, Lully, Sainte Colombe, Anthony Holborne
CD Info: Alia Vox CD AV9813, Alia Vox CD AV9828
The brilliant young English ensemble is out with a Christmas disc, including the Tallis Missa "Puer natus est" and works by Byrd, Taverner, Sheppard, and Robert White.
Composer: Thomas Tallis, Robert White, William Byrd, Taverner, Sheppard
CD Info: CD # HMU 807517
Continuing our series working with the Embassy of France with our friends The Suspicious Cheese Lords in late medieval and Renaissance French repertoire, recorded as part of the Washington Early Music Festival.
Composer: Jean L’héritier (c. 1480 - c. 1551), Claudin de Sermisy (c. 1490 - 1562), Antoine Brumel (c. 1460 - c.1512–13), Pierre Certon (d. 1572), Dominique Phinot (c. 1510 - c. 1556), Jean Mouton (c. 1459-1522), Jean Planson (c. 1545 - after 1612), Pierre Passereau (fl. 1509-1547), Elzéar Genet (c. 1470-1548)
Few sacred services survived the 1537 Reformation in Norway; from a choir book written for office chanting in the Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, the superb Schola Sanctae Sunnivae gives us a 13th century service for the Blessed Virgin.
CD Info: CD PSC 1203, CD #2L-069
Over the years we have tracked the progress of The Cardinall's Musick as they have presented the complete works of William Byrd; this week, the final installment, including the Propers for the Feast of All Saints.
Composer: William Byrd
CD Info: CDA67779
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