August 2012

#12-36 (08/27/12)

In memorium Montserrat Figueras [repeat of #11-50]

One of our great artists has passed; as long-time collaborator Fr. Jerome Weber wrote of her , "Some performers have a personality that goes beyond any excellence in performing or interpreting."

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#12-35 (08/20/12)

Secret Voices [repeat of #11-46]

The 13th century nuns at Las Huelgas had been forbidden to sing polyphony--but as the latest from Anonymous 4 reveals this virtuosic multi-voice repertoire.

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#12-34 (08/13/12)

The Black Dragon: Music from the time of Vlad Dracula [repeat of #10-34]

You will surely join Team Cançonier when you hear this new project; and any recording that begins with the 15th century "Story of a Bloodthirsty Madman Called Dracula of Wallachia" has to be a winner.

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#12-33 (08/06/12)

Easter in the Sistine Chapel [repeat of #12-11]

The superb Brabant Ensemble gives us the grand (and rarely-recorded) Palestrina Mass Ad coenam agni providi.

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