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Program: #03-05, Air Date: 02/03/03

Palestrina's death on Candlemas (February 2) has always made the month of February a good one to celebrate the great composer; this week, the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir takes us on a musical tour of this Renaissance titan.

 

NOTE: The music on this program is from a recording by the Copenhagen
Royal Chapel Choir directed by Ebbe Munk. It features music by
GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (c. 1525--February 2, 1594).

This recording is on the danica label and is number DCD-8163. For
information on this label, you may contact their web site:
www.ohmusik.dk

This program is made possible in part with support from
the Royal Danish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

--Missa Papae Marcelli

--Seven Motets for the Festivals of the Church Year

ADVENT:
--Canite Tuba in Sion
--Ave Maria

CHRISTMAS:
--Hodie Christus natus est

EASTER SATURDAY:
--Sicut cervus
--Sitivit anima mea

EASTER SUNDAY:
--Haec dies quam fecit Dominus

WHITSUNTIDE:
--Dum complerentur dies pentecostes

ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN MARY:
--Assumpta est Maria

Composer Info

GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (c. 1525--February 2, 1594),

CD Info

DCD-8163.