December 2016

#16-52 (12/19/16)

An English Christmas

New seasonal music from The Sixteen, the Choir of Clare College Cambridge, and the Mellstock Band and Choir.

Composer: Arnold Bax, Berkeley, L, Bingham, J, Byrd, Clemens, Cornelius, Howells, Lasso, Mouton, J, Niles, Palestrina, Poulenc, Sheppard, J, Warlock, Weir, Boris Ord, Henry Walford Davies, John Rutter, Morten Lauridsen, James MacMillan, Pygott

CD Info: CD HMU 907653, CD 16146, CD CDSDL 442, Coro CD 16027

#16-51 (12/12/16)

A German Christmas

Christmas music from the time of Martin Luther, and both the Lutheran and Catholic side of the German Baroque.

Composer: Cristóbal de Morales (c. 1500 - 1553), William Byrd (1540-1623), Adrian Willaert (c. 1490-1562), Arnolt Schlick (c.1455–1521), Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548 – 1611), Praetorius, Selle, Tunder, Lubeck, Buxtehude, Scheidt, Hammerschmidt, Schutz, Bruhns, Johann Sebastian Bach, Christoph Graupner

CD Info: Carus CD 83.390, Mignarda CD MP011, Ricercar 349

#16-50 (12/05/16)

Christmas Across the Centuries

Some seasonal appropriate music from the middle ages through the renaissance, and then on to Baroque Malta!

Composer: Jacobus VAET (c. 1529-1567), Giovanni Gabrieli, Girolamo Abos (1715-1760)

CD Info: CD LC 11277 (KuK 119), CD KGS 0012, CPO CD 777 978-2.

#16-01 (12/28/15)

Christmas in Medieval England

The wonderful Blue Heron Ensemble shares their live performance of English music from the 13th to 15th century.

Composer: John Dunstaple, Leonel Power, Thomas Campion (1567–1620), Mary M. MacDonald (1789–1872), Eleanor Farjeon (1881–1965), Turlough O'Carolan (1670–1738), George Wither (1588–1667), Nikolaus Newerkla.

CD Info: CD BHCD1006, CD 88875075722.

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