November 2018

#18-49 (11/26/18)

The Medieval Melange

Three recordings looking at the crossroads of music and trade between Europe and Islamic countries.

Composer: WALTHER von der VOGELWEIDE (cca 1170-1230), Neidhart von Reuenthal (1190-1237), Alfonso X el Sabio, Yeuda & Ebu Bekir Aga, Giovanni Felice Sances (1600-1679), Salomone Rossi (1570-1630), Stefano Landi (1587-1639), Carlo Pallavicino (1630-1688), Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690), Antonio Caldara (1670-1736), Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739), Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759),

CD Info: CD ERP 10318, Alpha CD 515, CD GCD 923515

#18-48 (11/19/18)

Three More from Harmonia Mundi

Madrigals and motets around 1600, 17th century English ayres and songs, and the latest from Les Arts Florissants...

Composer: William Byrd, Carlo Gesualdo, Orlando Gibbons, Luca Marenzio, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Pomponio Nenna, Thomas Tomkins, Cesare Tudino, Thomas Weelkes, John Wilbye, Robert Johnson, William Lawes, John Coprario, Robert Ramsey, Nicholas Lanier, John Jenkins, John Banister, William Webb, John Hilton, James Hart, John Blow, Matthew Locke, Henry Purcell, John Jackson, Sébastien de Brossard, Pierre Bouteiller

CD Info: HMM 902298, HMM 902269, HAF 8905300

#18-47 (11/12/18)

Antoine de Fevin

The Brabant Ensemble is back with a lesser-known contemporary of Josquin, who also worked at the court of Louis XII (who praised Fevin very highly).

Composer: Antoine de Févin.

CD Info: CDA68265.

#18-46 (11/05/18)

Three Medieval Recordings

The medieval fiddle, lais and cantigas from France and Spain., and 13th and early 14th century music from the great cathedrals.

Composer: Neidhardt von Reuenthal, Alfonso X, Pierre Attaignant, Vincenzo Galilei, Francis Cutting, John Dowland, Thoinot Arbeau, Pierre Phalese, Troubadour-Gesang, Meistersingerlied (Mainz), Glogauer Liederbuch

CD Info: CD CHR 77420, CD LDV 14037, Brilliant Classics CD 95689

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