April 2013#13-18 (04/29/13)
The sweet season is (finally) upon us, and the ensemble le Tendre Amour gives us this lovely program of the seasons in music of the early 17th century.
Composer: Nicolas Lanier, Purcell, John Playford, Morley, Croft, William Lawes, Byrd, Eccles, Ravenscroft
CD Info: 94313
Our friend Donald Grieg put us on to this fine young English ensemble--we'll hear from their premiere and sophomore recordings.
Composer: Juan Navarro (c.1530-1580), Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Alonso Lobo (1555-1617), Juan Esquivel (c.1561-1615), Rodrigo Ceballos (1530?-1581), Sebastián de Vivanco (c.1551-1622)
CD Info: Delphian CD DCD34086,
After this group was featured on a recent program, we have such a positive reaction that this week we look in depth at this remarkable Canadian ensemble.
Composer: Chastelain De Couci (c.1165-1203), Gontier De Soignies (fl.c.1220), Guy Ross, Guiot De Dijon (fl.1215-1235), Peire Vidal (fl. c.1175-c.1210), Lucas Ruis de Ribayaz (c.1626–c.1667), Santiago de Murcia (c.1682–c.1740),
CD Info: Atma CD ACD 2 2290, Analekta CD AN 2 9989
The Brabant Ensemble is back, this time with the famous Palestrina, but keeping with their mission to give us unrecorded or rarely-recorded material, this new disc features the Missa Ad coenam Agni providi.
Composer: GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA (1525/6–1594)
CD Info: CDA67978
With the third disc in a projected Palestrina cycle, Harry Christophers and his ensemble The Sixteen continue with the rarely-recorded Missa Regina caeli.
Composer: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
CD Info: CD COR16106
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