September 2018

#18-40 (09/24/18)

The Complete Heinrich Schutz, Volume XVIII

The incomparable series on the Carus label continues with a two CD set of part 2 of the works Schütz called his “humble musical work drafted only with my quill pen,” the Sacred Symphonies.

Composer: Heinrich Schütz

CD Info: CARUS 83.274



#18-39 (09/17/18)

17th Century England

Three instrumental releases, including Fretwork’s most recent recording (John Jenkins Consort works continued), late William Byrd keyboard works, and Purcell’s Fantazias.

Composer: John Jenkins, William Byrd, Dowland, James Harding, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell

CD Info: CD SIGCD528, CD ABCD 405, CD EL 1549



#18-38 (09/10/18)

Three Seventeenth Century Germans

Recent recordings of sacred works of Samuel Scheidt, Samuel Capricornus, and the lute master Esias Reusner.

Composer: Samuel Capricornus, Esaias Reusner (1639-1679), Samuel Scheidt (1587–1654), Frank Schwemmer

CD Info: CD FCR911, Carpe Diem CD 16310, Carus CD 83.488.



#18-37 (09/03/18)

Monteverdi and The Sixteen, continued

The extraordinary series of recordings of Monteverdi conducted by Harry Christophers continues with the second CD of material from the posthumous 1650 collection that includes the Mass for 4 Voices.

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Alessandro Piccinini (1566-c.1638)

CD Info: CD COR16160.





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