April 2012

#12-19 (04/30/12)

Three from ECM

From the incomparable Hilliard Ensemble performing Gesualdo to the evolution of the saltarello to John Holloway's look at the evolution of the early Italian baroque.

Composer: Dario Castello, Giovanni Battista Fontana, Don Carlo Gesualdo, Henry Purcell, Antonio Vivaldi, Hildegard von Bingen, Kaija Saariaho, John Dowland

CD Info: ECM CD 2175, ECM CD 2106, ECM 2157



#12-18 (04/23/12)

The Voice of Emotion

Soon after the passing of the incomparable Monterrat Figueras last year, Jordi Savall released a special tribute 2 disc set; we sample it this week.

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CD Info: AVSA9889 A & B



#12-17 (04/09/12)

Mare Nostrum

It has been a while since this extraordinary group of Belgian Benedictine monks (who specialize in Eastern liturgy) has had new recordings: we share one of their newest discs.

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CD Info: AVSA9888 A & B



#12-16 (04/09/12)

Monks of the Abbey of Chevetogne

It has been a while since this extraordinary group of Belgian Benedictine monks (who specialize in Eastern liturgy) has had new recordings: we share one of their newest discs.

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CD Info: CD 105/309



#12-15 (04/02/12)

Chant for Easter

For our 34th anniversary on this date, we continue as we began, with Gregorian chant appropriate for Eastertide.

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CD Info: Centaur CD CRC 3028, Decca CD B0015000 02, Analekta CD AN 2 9776





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