August 2017#17-36 (08/28/17)
The celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Lutheranism continue, including music from his own day, the Praetorius chorales, and a collection of early chorales in a world-premiere performance!
Composer: Werner Fabricius, Hans Neusiedler, Thomas Stoltzer, Heinrich Schütz, Johann Eccard, Michael Praetorius, Johann Sebastian Bach, Martin Luther, Osiander, Rosenmüller, J. Walter,
CD Info: CPO CD 555 098-2, CPO CD 555 064-2, Carus CD 83.482
The latest project by Jordi Savall and his Capella Reial and Hesperion XXI is a chronological journey in the life of this German master.
Composer: Heinrich Isaac
CD Info: CD AVSA9922.
For 25 years Suzi Digby has been a champion of choral artistry for young people, from schools, with the Voices Foundation, to the London Youth Choir. Now, with Ora, she celebrates music old and new; Suzi joins us this week.
Composer: Gregorio Allegri, Giovanni Animuccia, Girolamo Savonarola, Luca Bettini, Philippe Verdelot, William Byrd, Eriks Ešenvalds, Jean Richafort, Claude Le Jeune, Jocobus Clemens non Papa, James MacMillan, Andrew, Allain, K. Burton, Escott, Ferko, A. Roth, Stucky, Tallis,
CD Info: CD HMW 906103, CD HMM 905284
Fr. Jerome Weber recently reviewed two recordings of the rarely-written-about Requiem settings of Lassus; we will sample from these powerful works. His review is at the bottom of the play list.
Composer: Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
CD Info: CD PN 1503, CDTOCC 0397, ECM 1658
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