January 2017

#17-06 (01/29/17)

Three from Tactus

The Italian label will take us from music used for both sacred and secular pieces (with just a change of text), to the cusp of the Baroque, to a world premier look at an Italian Baroque master.

Composer: Johannes Brochus, Antoine Busnoys, Francesco degli Albizzi, Feo Belcari (1410-1484) , Josquin d’Ascanio, Bernardo Giambullari, Leonardo Giustinian , Hayne van Ghizeghem, Franci, Angelo Poliziano, Castellano Castellani , Bartolomeo Tromboncino, Enrico Radesca di Foggia (sec. XVI-1625), Giuseppino del Biado (sec. XVII), Andrea Falconieri (1585 ca.-1656), Giovanni Felice Sances (1600-1679), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), Tommaso Pace da Perugia (sec. XVII), Vincenzo Calestani (1589-p. 1617), Tarquinio Merula (1595 ca.-1665), Pellegrino Possenti (sec. XVII), Giorgio Mainerio (1535 ca.-1582), Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Giovanni Battista Bassani.

CD Info: CD TC 400006, CD TV 580002, CD TC 650290.



#17-05 (01/22/17)

Flights of Imagination

Ancient Scandinavia, Armenian liturgy, and a reimagining of Orpheus.

Composer: Baghdasar Tbir (1683-1768), Ara Bartevian (1902-1986), Hampartsoum Limondjian (1768-1839), St. Gregory of Nareg (951- 1003), Movses Khorenatsi (410-490), Gomidas Vartabed (1869-1935), St. Nerses Shnorhali (1102-1173), Vartan Areveltsi (1198-1271), Christina Pluhar, Giovanni Battista Pederzuoli, Atahualpa Yupanqui , Pedro Aznar , Nahuel Pennis, Christian Ritter, Simon Diazi

CD Info: CD DE 3521, CD DCD34181, Erato CD 0190295969677.



#17-04 (01/16/17)

Jordi Savall’s Latest

We will venture from a Baroque Psalm setting to a medieval collection of devotional songs.

Composer: Montserrat Figueras, George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

CD Info: CDASVA 9919, CD ASVA9918.



#17-03 (01/09/17)

Three Medieval Recordings

Arthurian medieval music, the latest from the Gothic Voices, and love songs of the Chansonnier Cordiform (“Shaped like a Heart”)

Composer: Joanne METCALF (b. 1958), John DUNSTAPLE (c. 1390-1453), Richard SMERT (fl. 1428-77), GODRIC of FINCHALE (c. 1065-1170), Leonel POWER (c. 1370-1445), Andrew SMITH (b. 1970), Alfonso X el Sabio (1221-1284), Thibaut de Champagne (1201-1253), Richard I Coeur-de-Lion (1157-1199), Le Châtelain de Coucy (c.1165-1203), Bernart de Ventadorn (c.1130-1200), Hayne van Ghizeghem (1445 - 1497), Gilles de Bins dit Binchois (1400 - 1460), Vincenet du Bruecquet, Johannes Tinctoris (1435 - 1511), Robert Morton (1430 - 1479), Guillaume Dufay (1397 - 1474), Johannes Ockeghem (1410 - 1497), David Fallows

CD Info: CDCKD 541, CD 8.572784, CD 8.573325



#17-02 (01/02/17)

Sacred Motets of Vulpius

This contemporary of Praetorius worked in Weimar and Waldheim, and was in the midst of the Catholic-Lutheran split and the Thirty Years’s War.

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