The Sixteen: Palestrina and Allegri

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Program: #12-03   Air Date: Jan 09, 2012

Harry Christophers' superb group celebrates two of the titans of Roman church music.

We continue our long and fruitful association with our partners at Radio Netherlands in presenting a series of concerts from the 2011 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht. We direct listeners to their web site, which will provide more in-depth information about the music and performers we hear as well as more information about the festival:

The primary theme for 2011 was a celebration of Rome: The Eternal City.

II. The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, director. (12-03)

  • Anon. (Gregorian Chant): Decora lux aeternitais aurea ("The beautiful light of God's eternal majesty")
  • GREGORIO ALLEGRI (1582-1651): Missa Che fa oggi il mio sole: Kyrie
  • GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (1525-1594): Missa Assumpta est Maria: Gloria
  • ALLEGRI: Miserere a 9
  • FELICE ANERIO (1560-1614): Magnificat secundi toni a 8 (1596)
  • PALESTRINA: Missa Assumpta est Maria: Agnus Dei I & II
  • ALLEGRI: Christus resurgens ex mortuis ("Christ has arisen from the dead")
  • PALESTRINA: Ave Maria a 4 (1569)
  • ANERIO: Ave Regina caelorum a 8
  • PALESTRINA: Salve Regina

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