New Releases for Valentine’s Day

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Program: #01-06   Air Date: Feb 05, 2000

We sample some of the new releases in the field of early music with themes of romantic love.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant from John Crowley.

1). JEAN de CASTRO: Vita de la mia vita; Si le ciel. (Trigon-Project/Capilla Flamenca/Piffaro/More Maiorum/Bart Demuyt, dir.). Pasacaille CD 931. From Jean de Castro: Polyphony in a European Perspective.

2). CLAUDE le JEUNE: Vien, belle,vien. (Claudine Ansermet, soprano/Paolo Cherici, lute). Symphonia CD SY-99174. From Claude le Jeune: Airs et Psaumes mesures a l'Antique.

3). Anon.ALESSANDRO PICCININI: Ma belle si ton ame. (Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, countertenor/soloists). Glissando CD 779.013-2. From Air(s) de Cour: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt.

4). CASPAR OTHMAYR: Wolauf, gut gsel, von hinnen. JOHANN LEONHARD von LANGENAU: Wol auff, gut gsel von hinnen. (I Ciarlatani Ensemble). Christophorus CD CHR 77232. From Georg Forster: Teutsche Liedlein: The Song Masters of Heidelberg.

5). JOHN DOWLAND: Come again! Sweet love doth now invite. THOMAS WEELKES: Hark, All ye lovely saints above. (Trinity Baroque/The Forbury Consort/The Holbein Consort). Griffin CD GCCD 4002. From Tudor Age Music.

6). Anon.: O waly, waly; Greensleeves. (Daniel Taylor, countertenor/Sylvain Bergeron, lute). Dorian CD DOR-90287. From Lie Down, Poor Heart: English Lutesongs and Folk Ballads.

7). Don CARLO GESUALDO: Ecco, moriro dunque; Arde il mio cor. (La Venexiana Ensemble). Glossa CD GCD 920907. From Gesualdo da Venosa: Il Quarto Libro di Madrigali, 1596.

8). BARBARA STROZZI: Sonetto: Proemio dell'opera. (Orlando di Lasso Ensemble). Thorofon CD DCTH 22441/2. From Barbara Strozzi: Il Primo de' Madrigali (Venezia 1644).

Composer Info

JEAN de CASTRO, CLAUDE le JEUNE, ALESSANDRO PICCININI, CASPAR OTHMAYR, JOHANN LEONHARD von LANGENAU, Georg Forster, JOHN DOWLAND, THOMAS WEELKES, Don CARLO GESUALDO, BARBARA STROZZI

CD Info

Pasacaille CD 931, CD SY-99174, CD 779.013-2, CD CHR 77232, CD GCCD 4002, CD DOR-90287, CD GCD 920907, CD DCTH 22441/2

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