September 2018#18-40 (09/24/18)
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
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
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.
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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