January 2013#13-05 (01/28/13)
Donald Grieg of the Orlando Consort (and many other groups) has penned a witty take on modern early music scholarship, performance, and the time we all so earnestly try to recreate--we'll hear the author and the music from the book.
Composer: Josquin Desprez (c.1445/50-1521), Loyset Compère (c.1445-1518), JOHANNES OCKEGHEM (c.1410-1497), GUILLAUME DUFAY (1397-1474), THOMAS TALLIS (c.1505-1585)
CD Info: Brilliant CD 93939, Metronome CD 1002-01, Gimell CD 206, Metronome CD 1002-01, ASV CD GAU 143, Archiv CD 453 419-2, Harmonia Mundi CD HMU 907314, Gimell CD 207
The lovely Estonian ensemble Vox Clamantis with a superb medieval program; and Arianna Savall's lovely new disc dedicated to her mother, Monterrat Figueras.
Composer: Perotinus, Hildegard von Bingen, Petrus Wilhelmi de Grudencz
CD Info: ECM CD 2244, ECM CD 2227
Back to France, Jean Mouton set a chanson by his remarkable older compatriot Loyset Compère, and that rare an amazing piece is the theme of the new recording by The Tallis Scholars (orig. scheduled in Nov.).
Composer: Jean Mouton (before 1459- 1522), Loyset Compère
CD Info: Gimell CD CDGIM047
The latest recordings by our friends from Belgium takes us through the church year with the theme of Light--a welcome to the new Year!
CD Info: CD 104/312
Please check back for updates; we are in the process of uploading playlists and shows dating back to the 1990s.