November 2011

#11-49 (11/28/11)

Live from la Maison Française–Riccardo Minasi and the 18th Century Trio Sonata

NOTE: All of the music on this program was recorded at La Maison Française at the Embassy of France, in cooperation with the French-American Cultural foundation. For information on the many activities and concerts at the Maison, you may explore the site: www.houseoffrancedc.com The Italian baroque interpreter with his ensemble in works my Locatelli, Leclair, Bonporti, and Veracini.

Composer: Francesco Antonio Bonporti (1672 - 1749), Giovanni Benedetto Platti (1697 - 1763), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697 - 1764), Pietro Antonio Locatelli (1695 - 1764)

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#11-48 (11/21/11)

Live from la Maison Française–Henry Purcell: The Food of Love

NOTE: All of the music on this program was recorded at La Maison Française at the Embassy of France, in cooperation with the French-American Cultural Foundation. For information on the many activities and concerts at the Maison, you may explore the site: www.houseoffrancedc.com Paul Agnew and Music of Purcell--We hear a recent performance from Paul Agnew and members of Les Arts florissants featureing the lush and timeless vocal and instrumental works of Henry Purcell.

Composer: Henry Purcell (1569-1695), JOHN DOWLAND (1563-1626), GIOVANNI GIROLAMO KAPSBERGER (c.1580-1651), JOANAMBROSIO DALZA (1450-after 1508), CHRISTOPHER SIMPSON (1602/06-1669)

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#11-47 (11/14/11)

Three from Troba Vox

NOTE: The recordings on this program come from the French label Troba Vox, part of the Bureau Export association. For more information, you may explore: www.french-music.org This extraordinary French label was created to spotlight the rich tradition of the troubadours and their time--we sample three of their releases this week.

Composer: JAUFRE RUDEL (1106-after 1147), GUIRAUT de BORNELH (c.1138-1215), BEATRIZ, Comtessa de DIA (c.1140-fl.1175), PEIRE VIDAL (1175-1205), GAULCEM FAIDIT (c.1170-c.1202), CLARA d'ANDUZA (1st third 13th cen.)

CD Info: Troba Vox CD TR 007, Troba Vox CD TR020, Troba Vox CD TR021



#11-46 (11/07/11)

Secret Voices

NOTE: All of the music on this program comes from the new recording by Anonymous 4, Secret Voices: Music from Las Huelgas, c. 1300.

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CD Info: CD HMU 807510





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