December 2012

#12-53 (12/24/12)

A High Renaissance Christmas

Recent releases of works by contemporaries Tomas Luis de Victoria and Giovanni Gabrieli give us a chance to celebrate the season as it would have been four centuries ago.

Composer: TOMÁS LUIS de VICTORIA (1548-1611), GIOVANNI GABRIELI (c.1554/7-1612)

CD Info: Suisse Classique CD Ref 65620, Hyperion CD CDA 67957 , CD HMG 50742



#12-52 (12/17/12)

The Trinity Carol Roll

This earliest source for English polyphonic carols is given a stellar new interpretation by David Skinner's ensemble Alamire.

Composer: The Trinity Carol Roll

CD Info: CD 8800969



#12-51 (12/10/12)

A Palestrina Christmas

The superb early music ensemble The Sixteen dedicates Volume 2 of their new Palestrina series to the composer's works for Advent and Christmas.

Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)

CD Info: CD COR16105



#12-50 (12/03/12)

A Plainchant Advent and Christmas

Recordings for the season from the Daughters of Mary, the Monks of the Desert, and the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.

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#12-49 (12/26/12)

The Kings of Tharsis: MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC FOR EPIPHANY

The latest from the Schola Antiqua of Chicago takes us on the Christmastide journey through Epiphany.

Composer: John Sheppard (d. 1558), Leonin (d. 1201), Guillaume Du Fay (d. 1474), Orlande de Lassus (d. 1594), Tomás Luis de Victoria (d. 1611), Francesco Guerrero (1528-1599)

CD Info: CD Discantus 1003



#12-01 (12/26/11)

The Kings of Tharsis

The latest from the Schola Antiqua of Chicago takes us on the Christmastide journey through Epiphany.

Composer: John Sheppard (d. 1558), Leonin (d. 1201), Guillaume Du Fay (d. 1474), Orlande de Lassus (d. 1594), Tomás Luis de Victoria (d. 1611), Francesco Guerrero (1528-1599)

CD Info: CD Discantus 1003.





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