December 2017

#17-52 (12/18/17)

More for Christmas

A Christmas recording from Denmark, and a rare Christmas mass by a nearly-unknown English composer from the time of Henry VII.

Composer: William Rasar, William Byrd, Alfonso Ferrabosco, Walter Lambe

CD Info: CD 6.220615, Montfort Music 88985.41741-2

#17-51 (12/11/17)

A French Christmas

The late Renaissance and Baroque ways of saying Joyeux Noël!


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#17-50 (12/04/17)

A German Christmas

As we bid farewell to the Luther 500th anniversary, music from the German world up to the Baroque era.

Composer: Heinrich Scheidemann, Michael Altenbur, Johann Sebastian Bach, Christoph Graupner, Tunder, Lübeck, Buxtehude, Bruhns g, Andreas Hammerschmidt, Paul Siefert, Michael Praetorius, Samuel Scheidt, Johann Hermann Schein, Delphin Strungk, Caspar Othmayr, Thomas Selle, Bartholomäus Gesius, Melchior Franck, Heinrich Schütz, Christoph Bernhard, Martin Luther, Christoph Förster (1693-1745), Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (1690-1749) , Gottfried August Homilius (1714-85), Johann Heinrich Rolle (1716-85)

CD Info: CD RIC 376, CPO CD 555.052-2, CD RIC 349

#17-01 (12/26/16)

O Holy Night

St. Nicholas, Christmas music from the last of the Minnesingers, and a beautiful Noel from Renaissance France.

Composer: Michel BEHEIM (c 1420-1472/9), WOLKENSTEIN (c 1376-1445), Der Mönch von Salzburg (late 14th c.) , Richard LOQUEVILLE (?-1418), Fridolin SICHER (1490-1546), Eustache du Caurroy, Jean Mouton, Jacques Arcadelt, Clément Janequin, Claudin de Sermisy, Loyset Piéton, Guillaume Costeley, Claude Goudimel

CD Info: CD CHR 77395, Tacet CD 213, Alpha CD 198

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