October 2012

#12-46 (10/29/12)

England: Tudors and Stuarts II

More from the 16th and 17th century in England: Christopher Gibbons, and consort music and song from the mid 17th century.

Composer: CHRISTOPHER GIBBONS (1615-1676), JOHN COPERARIO (c.1570-1626), HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695), THOMAS LUPO (1571-1627), JOHN MILTON (1563-1647), THOMAS WEELKES (1576-1623), WILLIAM LAWES (1602-1645):

CD Info: Linn CD 399, Atma Classics ACD2 2630, CD HMU 807551



#12-45 (10/22/12)

England: Tudors and Stuarts I

A spate of recent recordings look at the 16th and 17th century in England: this week, the two lute repertoire, the Eton choirbook, and William Lawes.

Composer: JOHN JOHNSON (1540-1594), RICHARD DAVY (c.1465-c.1507), WILLIAM LAWES (1602-1645)

CD Info: CD DSL-92155, Naxos CD 8.572840, ACD2 2373.



#12-44 (10/21/12)

Blue Heron: The Peterhouse Partbooks II

The efforts of the fine Massachusetts-based Blue Heron ensemble featuring music from the reign of Henry VIII deserve a program dedicated to their second recording from this rare Cambridge collection.

Composer: Nicholas Ludford (c1490-1557), Richard Pygott (c1485-1549),

CD Info: BHCD 1003



#12-43 (10/15/12)

Blue Heron: The Peterhouse Partbooks I

A collection of remarkable music books from the reign of Henry VIII wound up at Peterhouse College, Cambridge: this week, the Massachusetts-based Blue Heron ensemble explores this lovely repertoire.

Composer: Hugh Aston, Robert Jones, John Mason

CD Info: BHCD 1002



#12-42 (10/08/12)

Joan of Arc: Battles and Prisons II

The tragic tale of Joan concludes with her trial and martyrdom.

Composer: . Dufay (ca. 1400-1474), J. Vincenet (ca. 1420)

CD Info: AVSA9891 A & B



#12-41 (10/01/12)

Joan of Arc: Battles and Prisons I

Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI celebrate the 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan with a spectacular two-CD book/recording; this week, the early triumphs.

Composer: G. Dufay (ca. 1400-1474), J. Vincenet (ca. 1420),

CD Info: AVSA9891 A & B





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