Senfl’s Passion Music

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Program: #01-15   Air Date: Apr 09, 2001

In time for Easter (and our 21st anniversary of the program) the new recording by the Ensemble Officium dedicated to Passion and Pentecost music of Switzerland's greatest composer, Ludwig Senfl.

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant in honor of Elin Adeline Endsley.

NOTE: This program was made possible in part by a grant from PRS, Presence Switzerland; with additional support from Swiss Radio International, Pro Helvetia, and the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C.

All of the music on this program is from the recording Ludwig Senfl: Composer of the Reformation on the Christophorus label, CD CHR-77226. It features the ensemble officium directed by Wilfried Rombach.This program celebrates the 21st anniversary of Millennium of Music. Senfl was born in Zurich or Basel in 1486 and died in 1542.

Most of the pieces on this disc are recorded for the first time.

LUDWIG SENFL: Nisi Dominus (psalm setting). Veni sancte spiritus (for Pentecost). Missa super psalmus Nisi Dominus. Non moriar, sed vivam. Gloria. Omnes gentes (psalm setting).

Composer Info

LUDWIG SENFL (1486-1542)

CD Info

CD CHR-77226

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