Playlists archives



Music for the House of Habsburg

September 28th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Sept. 29 at 9 PM

Johannes Brassart: Motet: Christi notu sublimato from the St. Emmeram Codex, performed by Stimmwerck.

Pierre de la Rue (?): Absalon fili mi. Performed by Vox Early Music Ensemble. Ludwig Senfl: Tandernac: Felices, quicumque deo confidere. Performed by Tore Tom Denys and La Caccia.

Bat Final

Fall Membership Drive 2014

September 21st, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10 AM and Monday, Sept. 22 at 9 PM

Giovanni Stefani: Amante felice. Performed by Marco Beasley, tenor and Accordone. From ‘La Bella Noeva’. Alpha 508.  Orazio Vecchi: Gioite (canzonetta) performed by Piffaro. From: Recordari: The Art of the Renaissance Recorder. Piffaro Recordings.

Josquin des Prez: Kyrie and Gloria from ‘Missa Pange Lingua’. Performed by The Tallis Scholars. From ‘The Art of the Renaissance’.


New Releases

September 14th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 10 AM, and Monday, Sept. 15 at 9 PM

Johan Daniel Berlin: Sinfonia a 5 for cornetto and strings in D major. Performed by the Norwegian Baroque Orchestra and Alexandra Opsahl, cornetto. (Simax 1331).

Selections from ‘Amor, tu solo’l sai’ by Paolo da Firenze. Performed by ClubMedieval, directed by Thomas Baete. (Musica Ficta 8017)

Selections from ‘Popular Renaissance Music’ performed by Lucie Guerra Zakova, organ. (Orlando Records 0011)

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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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Ancient Voices is hosted by Sara Hessel, who first discovered her love of early music while studying at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to her presentation of the music.

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