Program: #97-04, Air Date: 01/27/97
Program: #19-20, Air Date: 05/06/19
Note: For this month and next, we share interviews from our recent journey to England celebrating some of the great conductors and ensemble.
Suzi Digby joins us with the latest from her Ora Singers, featuring “the sensuous and highly-charged texts of the Song of Songs."
Program: #19-19, Air Date: 04/29/19
Musical illustrations for a 16th century treatise on ornamentation, harpsichord works of Scheidt and Scheidemann, and wind and hunting horn music by Telemann.
Program: #00-41, Air Date: 09/01/00
NOTE: All of the music on this program comes
from the Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht.
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All of the performances on this concert are by the
ensemble Chapelle du Roi directed by Alistair Dixon.
You may find out more about the life of Charles V at:
Program: #00-20, Air Date: 05/15/00
NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording CAROLUS MAXIMUS: Music in the Life of Charles V. It is on the Glissando label, and is CD number 779.008. The performances are by the ensemble Pomerium directed by Alexander Blachly,
with Dolores Costoyas, vihuela.
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Broadcast of this program is made possible in part by the Flemish Community at the Belgian Embassy in Washington and the Tourist Office in New York. For information on travel to Flanders for the Charles V 500th anniversary celebrations, you may reach the Tourist Office at www.visitbelgium.com; for more on the festivities, the official Charles V web site is www.charlesv2000.org.
Program: #16-25, Air Date: 06/13/16
Music for Emperor Charles V, Pope Leo X, and the great Franco-Flemish composer (and maybe Josquin pupil) Nicholas Gombert.
Program: #01-20, Air Date: 05/14/01
As part of an extraordinary series of concerts at the 2000 Holland Festival of Early Music at Utrecht, a variety of ensembles performed the complete "Selve Morale e Spirituale" of Claudio Monteverdi; for the composer's birthday month, we'll hear some of these great sacred settings.
Program: #02-12, Air Date: 03/25/02
For the 22nd anniversary of Millennium of Music, we present The Sixteen and Fretwork directed by Harry Christophers from the Holland Festival of Early Music
at Utrecht 2001 performing Buxtehude's meditation of Christ, Membra Jesu nostri.
Program: #03-11, Air Date: 03/17/03
Danish conductor and composer Bo Holten and his Ars Nova ensemble were greatly responsible for the rediscovery and re-evaluation of the great Franco-Flemish composer Nicolas Gombert; this week, we'll hear some of their recordings.