May 2015#15-22 (05/25/15)
The latest from the Orlando Consort continues their extensive series celebrating the music of Guillaume de Machaut.
Composer: Guillaume de Machaut
CD Info: Hyperion CDA68008
The ensemble Contrpunctus begins a series of recordings featuring great Latin Tudor works compiled by John Baldwin in the late 1570s at the St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Composer: William Byrd (1539/40-1623), John Sheppard (c1515-1558), Dericke Gerarde (1485-1580), Thomas Tallis (c1505-1585), John Taverner (c1490-1545), William Mundy (c1529-1591), Robert Parsons (c1535-1572)
CD Info: SIGCD408
She was a friend to many in the early music world (including us); this week, music from her last projects with the Medieval Women’s Choir and Shira Kammen.
Composer: Margaretha E. Tindemans (1951-2014), Shira Kammen, Peter Maund, Francesco Landini, Niccoló da Perugia, Jacopo da Bologna.
CD Info: DHN CD CDC 7 49251-2, MWC 602,
Three huge releases by some of our greatest ensembles—the Sixteen, the Concerto Vocale, and Les Arts Florissants—are temptingly sampled.
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), EMILIO de CAVALIERI (C.1550-1602)
CD Info: Les Arts Florissants Edition CD, Coro CD COR16126, HMC 902200.01,
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