March 2013#13-13 (03/25/13)
This program began on Easter in 1979--this week, the young performers of Stile Antico and their recent release dedicated to Holy Week & Easter.
Composer: William Cornysh (1465-1623), Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585), Orlandus Lassus (1532-1594), Cristóbal de Morales (c. 1500-1553), Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611), John McCabe (b.1939), Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), John Taverner (1490-1545), William Byrd (c. 1540-1623), Jean Lhéritier (c. 1480-c. 1551), Thomas Crecquillon (c. 1505-1557)
CD Info: HMC 807555
Continuing with new discoveries appropriate for the Holy season, the Vocal Consort of Berlin gives us the almost-unknown sacred settings of Gesualdo in time for the 400th anniversary of the composer's death.
Composer: Don CARLO GESUALDO (1566-1613)
CD Info: HMC 902123
Our programs for Lent and Holy Week commence with an extraordinary discovery and world premiere recording of a previously-unknown masterpiece by Pergolesi.
Composer: GIOVANNI BATTISTA PERGOLESI (1710-1736)
CD Info: HMC 902155
The fabulous young lutenist has already performed with a score of great early music ensembles; this week, live from the Maison Française at the French Embassy, a program of Dowland and Kapsberger.
Composer: John DOWLAND (1563-1626), Johannes Hyeronimus KAPSBERGER (1580-1651)
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