September 2016#16-40 (09/26/16)
The great English ensemble begins a new series of recordings of music of Monteverdi, and also looks at Italians who came to the royal court of Poland.
Composer: Asprilio Pacelli (1569/70-1623), Vincenzo Bertolusi (c.1550-1608), Luca Marenzio (1553/4-1599), Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Francesco Cavalli (1602-76)
CD Info: Coro CD COR16141, Coro CD COR16142
Three recordings highlighting the 16th century Italian who went to France, Albert de Rippe; pavans from Elizabethan England; and Rolf Lislevand’s latest, taking us into the 17th century.
Composer: Kyng Harry the VIII, Clement COTTON (fl.c.1580), Anthony de CONTIE? (fl.16th cent), Alfonso FERRABOSCO I (1543-1588), Peter PHILIPS (c.1560-1628), John JOHNSON (fl.c.1579-1594), Mathias MASON (d. after1609), John DOWLAND (1563-1626),Thomas ROBINSON (fl.c.1589-1609), Daniel BACHELOR (1572-1619), John DANIEL (1564-1626), Albert de Rippe (c.1500-1551), Robert de Visée, Francesco Corbetta (c1615-81), Rolf Lislevand
CD Info: CD 95236, CD STR 33928, ECM CD 2228
The founder of Hesperion XX and XXI is celebrated with his latest (“Granada 1013-1502") and his first: the newly-reissued 1981 “Battles and Laments” featuring the young Montserrat Figueras.
Composer: ANNIBALE PADOVANO, FRANCESCO USPER, BASTIANO CHILESE, GIOVANNI GABRIELI, NICOLÒ FONTEI, BARBARA STROZZI, JACOPO PERI
One of the worthiest projects in recent recording history is with Stephen Darlington and the Choir of Christ Church Oxford, and features mostly previously-unrecorded works from the Eton Choirbook. We turn to Volume 4 this week.
Composer: John Browne (fl. c.1480-1505), William Horwood (c.1430-1484), William Stratford (?fl. c.15th-early 16th c.)
CD Info: AV2359.
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