September 2016

#16-40 (09/26/16)

The Sixteen and Italian Masters

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



#16-39 (09/19/16)

A Century of Lute

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



#16-38 (09/12/16)

Jordi Savall Early & Late

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

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#16-37 (09/05/16)

The Sun Most Radiant

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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