Program: #03-05, Air Date: 02/03/03Palestrina'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:
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
--Canite Tuba in Sion
--Hodie Christus natus est
--Sitivit anima mea
--Haec dies quam fecit Dominus
--Dum complerentur dies pentecostes
ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN MARY:
--Assumpta est Maria
GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (c. 1525--February 2, 1594),