July 2015

#15-31 (07/27/15)

Three from the Capella de Ministrers

The prolific Spanish ensemble with the Mystery of Elche, Death and Apocalypse in the Middle Ages, and the Disapora of the Sephardim.


CD Info: CdM CD 1536, CdM CD 1435, CdM CD 0304,

#15-30 (07/20/15)

Poland and Prague

Three superb recordings give us music in Prague in the 16th century, and two Polish masters, Nikolaj Gomolka and Grzegorz Gorczycki (with The Sixteen once again!)..

Composer: Alessandro Orologio, Jacobus Regnart, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Liberale Zanchi, Philippe de Monte, Orlando di Lasso, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (1665–1734), Nikolaj Gomolka.

CD Info: CD ACD 214-2, Coro CD 16130, CD AV-0001-2

#15-29 (07/13/15)

Amores Pasados

The stunning new disc by John Potter combines history and a modern view; Thomas Campion, plus commissioned settings of old texts by John Paul Jones (of Led Zeppelin) and Tony Banks (of Genesis).

Composer: GIOVANNI ZAMBONI (fl. c. 1700), John Paul Jones, Tony Banks, Sting, Picforth, Thomas Campion, E.J. Moeran, Peter Warlock, A.E. Housman, John Fletcher, John Campion, Lope de Vega, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, John Fletcher

CD Info: CD ECM 2441, CD B0013278-02

#15-28 (07/06/15)

Three English Instrumental Discs

The Phantasm Ensemble gives us William Lawes, The Spirit of Gambo looks at John Jenkins, and the Flautadors celebrate the Elizabethans.

Composer: John Jenkins, William Byrd, Jacob van Eyck, Anthony Holborne, John Dowland, Thomas Morley, Elway Bevin, Hugh Aston, Richard Dering, Christopher Tye, William Lawes (1602-1645), Jonathan Woolf, Giles FARNABY, Alfonso FERRABOSCO II

CD Info: CD MF8019, FHR CD 36, CD CKD 470

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