September 2015

#15-40 (09/28/15)

Three Medieval Discs from the Naxos Family

Music from the time of the Magna Charta, songs from the Buxheim Codex, and the latest from the amazing Greek ensemble Ex Silentio.

Composer: ALFONSO X el Sabio, Saltarello - Trotto, Gherardello Da FIRENZE, Ghaetta, Raimbaut De VAQUEIRAS, J. Ciconia, G. Binchois, Bde. Bruolo, G. Dufay, J. Bedyngham, Buxheimer MS, J. Dunstaple.

CD Info: CD CDG1283, CD 16306, CD 1012.



#15-39 (09/21/15)

The Peterhouse Partbooks, Vol. IV

The Blue Heron Ensemble and Scott Metcalfe are back with their incomparable series of performances from this treasure of early English Renaissance composition.

Composer: Robert Jones (fl.1520-1535), Nicholas Ludford, Robert Hunt.

CD Info: BHCD 1005



#15-38 (09/14/15)

Il Trionfo di Dori

This 1592 Venetian publication gave us 29 madrigals by 29 different composers; it is reconstructed for us by the King’s Singers.

Composer: Oratio Colombani, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Gasparo Zerto, Costanzo Porta, Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi, Ludovico Balbi, Lelio Bertani, Gasparo Costa, Ruggiero Giovanelli, Leone Leoni, Felice Anerio, Giovanni Florio, Annibale Stabile, Alessandro Striggio, Pietro Andrea Bonini, Giovanni Croce, Philippe de Monte, Giulio Eremita, Giammateo Asola, Tiburtio Massaino, Paolo Bozzi, Giovanni Cavaccio, Colombani Giovanni de Macque, Ippolito Baccusi, Luca Marenzio, Ippolito Sabino, Alfonso Preti, Giovanni Gabrieli, Orazio Vecchi.

CD Info: CD SIGCD414.



#15-37 (09/07/15)

Three Musical Diversions

An amazing new recording on Alia Vox of Basque music; the first Indian music transcribed by a westerner (on harpsichord!); and an Americana sampler from Quire.

Composer: Joanes Etxeberri (s. XVI), Maria Johannes de Antxieta, Bernart Etxepare, Gaspar Gómez (1536), Cancionero de Palacio (c. 1500), Joan Pérez de Lazarraga (1567) , Johannes de Antxieta (1462-1523), Gonzalo Martínez de Bizkargi (1463-1528), Mateo Pérez de Albéniz (1755-1831), Joan Pérez de Lazarraga (1567), F. De Salinas (1513-1590), John Stafford Smith (1750–1836), Thomas Ravenscroft (ca.1590–ca.1635), James Lyon (1735–1794), William Billings (1746–1800), Daniel Read (1757–1836), Lowell Mason (1792–1872), William Walker (1809–1875), J. E. Spilman (1812–1896), Stephen Foster (1826–1864), O.W. Holmes (1809–1894), Matthias Keller (1813–1875), Patty Stair (1868–1926), Amy Beach (1867–1944), Edward MacDowell (1860–1629), R. Nathaniel Dett (1882–1943), Dudley Buck (1839–1909), Juan Vásquez, Luis Alberto de Gómez, William Hamilton Bird

CD Info: CD AV 9910, CD SIGCD415, CD QC 104.





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