Fretwork Plays Ludwig Senfl

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Program: #04-47   Air Date: Nov 15, 2004

NOTE: All of the music on this program is by the great Swiss composer Ludwig Senfl (c.1486-1542/3).

He went from being a choirboy in the chapel  of Emperor Maximilian I in Innsbruck to chief court composer; after the emperor's death he wound up at the court of Duke Albrecht of Bavaria. The performances are by the ensemble Fretwork joined by tenor Charles Daniels, and are on the Harmonia Mundi label: CD # HMU 907334.

Support for these programs comes in part from PRS, Presence
Switzerland; with additional support from Swiss Radio, Pro Helvetia, and the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C.

--Ich steund an einam Morgen (3 versions: "I stood one morning").
--Fortuna ad voces musicales ("Hopeless fortune").
--Quodlibet Ich steund/Fortuna.
--Im Maien ("In May the cocks are heard to crow").
--Tandernacken (instr.).
--Es taget vor dem Walde ("The day dawns in the forest").
--Ach Elslein ("Ah Elsie, my dear Elsie").
--Quodlibet  Es taget/Ach Elslein.
(JOSQUIN DESPREZ/SENFL)--Ave Maria...Virgo serena a 6.
--Was wird es doch ("What stranger thing can yet betide?").
--Carmen in la (instr.).
--Lust hab ich ghabt zuer Musica ("I have enjoyed music").
--Ave rosa sine spinis (instr.).
--Entlaubet ist der Walde ("The wood has lost its leaves").
--Patientam mueB ich han ("I must have patience").
--Lamentatio a 4 (instr.).

Composer Info

Ludwig Senfl (c.1486-1542/3)

CD Info

CD # HMU 907334

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