January 2012#12-06 (01/30/12)
Paul van Nevel and his group present some of the lesser-known Roman composers: Animuccia, Anerio, Agazzari, and Michelangelo Rossi.
Composer: GIOVANNI ANIMUCCIA (c.1510-1571), GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (1525-1594), FELICE ANERIO (c.1560-1614), AGOSTINO AGAZZARI (c.1580-1642), GIOVANNI BACILIERI (active 1607-1619), MICHELANGELO ROSSI (1601-1656)
Pedro Memelsdorff's ensemble has made a great specialty of music from this troubled time; this week, the Ars Nova in Rome.
Composer: JOHANNES CICONIA (c.1370-1412), PHILIPPE de VITRY (1291-1361), ANTONIO ZACARA de TERAMO (c.1350-c.1415), MATTHEUS de SANCTO JOHANNE (fl.c.1365-c.1389), FILIPPOTTO da CASERTA (c.1350-c.1435)
The Cantica Symphonia ensemble presents works by the Belgian master who served for a while in the Papal Choir.
Composer: GUILLAUME DU FAY (1397-1474)
Harry Christophers' superb group celebrates two of the titans of Roman church music.
Composer: GREGORIO ALLEGRI (1582-1651), GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (1525-1594), FELICE ANERIO (1560-1614)
Appropriate for any time of year, this masterpiece by Monteverdi is fitting for the solemnities of the Blessed Virgin that begin the New Year.
Composer: CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643),
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