February 2013

#13-09 (02/25/13)

A Voice in the Wilderness

Alexander Blachly with his Pomerium Ensemble tackles some of the late-Renaissance Italian tradition of Mannerist motets on his latest recording.

Composer: DON CARLO GESUALDO (1566-1613), CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643), GIACHES de WERT (1535-1596), ORLANDUS LASSUS (1532-1594)

CD Info: CD OHR 002



#13-08 (02/18/13)

Requiem for Josquin

The ensemble Cinquecento has a wonderful recent release looking at Josquin and the generation he taught and influenced.

Composer: JOSQUIN DES PREZ (c.1450/55-1521), JEAN RICHAFORT (c.1480-after 1547), BENEDICTUS APPENZELER (c.1480/8-after 1558), NICOLAS GOMBERT (c.1495-c.1560), JHERONIMUS VINDERS (fl.1525-1526)

CD Info: CDA67959



#13-07 (02/11/13)

Music for Valentine’s Day, Part 2

This week we move to early Renaissance Burgundy, Italy, and France withe recordings by Asteria, the Nelson/Bartram Duo, and Mignarda.

Composer: ANTOINE BUSNOIS (1430-1492), BARTOLOMEO TROMBONCINO (c.1470-1535), SEBASTIANO FESTA (c.1490-1524), PHILIPPE VERDELOT (c.1480-1530), LUCA MARENZIO (1553-1599), JACQUES ARCADELT (c.1507-1568), ADRIAN LE ROY (c.1520-1598), LAURENT BONARD (fl.1547-1554), CLAUDIN de SERMISY (c.1490-1562)

CD Info: AMCD0412, Mignarda CD 008,



#13-06 (02/04/13)

Music for Valentine’s Day, Part 1

Recordings of Medieval love songs from Germany, France, and the Mediterranean basin by Drew Minter, Diabolus in Musica, and the ensemble Constantinople.

Composer: NEIDHART von REUENTAL (c.1180-c.1250), OSWALD von WOLKENSTEIN (1377-1445), RICHARD de FOURNIVAL (1201-c.1260),

CD Info: Bridge CD 9372, Alpha CD 156, Atma CD ACD2 2594,





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