Playlists archives



Long Live the King!

June 21st, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 10 AM, and Monday, June 22 at 9 PM

Jacob van Eyck: Two setting of the Dutch national anthem, Wilhelmus van Nassouwe. Performed by Erik Bosgraaf. From Der Fluyten Lust-Hof. 

George Frideric Handel: Coronation anthem: The King shall rejoice. Performed by the Choir of Westminster Abbey and The English Concert. DG 410030.

Lute final

Dowland and Co.

June 14th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 10 AM, and Monday, June 15 at 9 PM

All works composed by John Dowland, unless noted otherwise.

From ‘Dowland in Dublin’ featuring tenor Michael Slattery and La Nef (Atma Classique): Say Love if ever thou didst find, Kemp’s Jig, Mrs. Winter’s Jump, My Lady Hunsdon’s Puffe, A Shepherd in a Shade.

From ‘Time Stands Still’ featuring soprano Emma Kirkby and lutenist Anthony Rooley: His golden locks time hath to silver turned, Though you are young and I am old (Thomas Campion), Gather your rosebuds (William Lawes), Mignone allons (anon).


Food, Wine, and Song

June 7th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, June 8 at 9 PM

All tracks come from “Food, Wine, and Song” featuring the Orlando Consort (Harmonia Mundi, 2001)

France: In pauperatis predio, Chanconette/Ainc voir/A la cheminee/Par verite, Prenes l’abre (de la Halle), Nes qu’on porroit (Machaut.)

England & Italy: Apparuerunt apostolis v. Spiritus Domini, Si quis amat, Donna di dentro/Dammene un pocho (Isaac).

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Ancient Voices airs twice a week on Classically Austin 89.5 KMFA: Sundays at 10 AM and Mondays at 9 PM. It's a one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque. From sonorous medieval chant and polyphony to delightful renaissance madrigals and consort music to magnificent baroque cantatas and keyboard music, you'll hear it all on Ancient Voices! The program is supported in part by Texas Early Music Project.

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