December 2015

#15-52 (12/21/15)

Christmas Joy

The new recording of carols from Queens College, driving the cold winter away with Piffaro, and a sunny Christmas from Baroque Brazil.

Composer: Piffaro, Michael Praetorius (c.1571-1621), Isaac Posch (c.1591-1623), John Lloyd (c.1475 – 1523), Jean Mouton (c.1459-1522), Henry VIII (1491-1547), Claudin de Sermisy (c.1490-1562), Philippe Verdelot (1475-1552), Philippe Rogier (1561-1646), Manuel Matco de Dallo y Lana (fl. late 17th c.), Dom Teotónio da Cruz (17th c.), Manuel Machado (c1590 – 1646), Juan Garcia de Zespedes (1619-1678), John Tavener (1944 – 2013), Jim Clements (b. 1983), Andrew Carter (b. 1939), Herbert Howells (1892 – 1983), Philip Stopford (b. 1977), Adolf Adam (1803 – 1856), John Rutter (b. 1945), Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847), David Willcocks(b. 1919), Peter Warlock (1894 – 1930), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958), Thomas Armstrong (1898 – 1994), Harold Darke (1888 – 1976), Martin Shaw (1875 – 1958), Charles Wood (1866 – 1926), Kenneth Leighton (1929 – 1988), Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869), Jonathan Dove (b. 1959), Peter Cornelius (1824 – 1874), Ivor Atkins (1869 – 1953), Cyro de Souza, Lobo de Mesquita, Nunes Garcia, Pinto, L Á., Silva Gomes.

CD Info: CD AV2345, CDA 68114.



#15-51 (12/14/15)

Wondrous Mystery

The latest from the young Stile Antico ensemble gives us a Renaissance Christmas from Flanders to Bohemia and on to Germany .

Composer: Michael Praetorius, Clemens non Papa, Melchior Vulpius, Jacob Handl, Hieronymus Praetorius, Johannes Eccard, Hans Leo Hassler.

CD Info: CD HMU 807575.



#15-50 (12/07/15)

A Baroque Christmas

This week we journey from the recent recording of Schütz’ Christmas Story to an 18th century Christmas in New World Acadia.

Composer: Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Suzie LeBlanc

CD Info: CD 83.257, CD AV2306, CD ACD2 2523.



#15-01 (12/29/14)

A Medieval Christmas [repeat of #14-53]

Keeping the tradition of the Twelve Day celebration, we’ll range from Florence to England to an exclusive service for St. Thomas a Beckett (whose Feast Day is Dec. 29).

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