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Maximilian’s Merry Band

August 17th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Aug. 18 at 9 PM

Gilles Binchois: Bien Puist, performed by the Amadis Ensemble (Jade 71067). Triste Plaisir et douleurouse joie. Performed by Ensemble Gilles Binchois.

Heinrich Isaac: Alla Battaglia. Performed by Concerto Palatino. From ‘Vous ou la mort.’


Machaut and the Art of Courtly Love

August 10th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Aug. 11 at 9 PM

All works composed by Guillaume de Machaut (c.1300-1377) unless noted otherwise.

From “The Art of Courtly Love”, performed by the Early Music Consort of London: A vous douce debonaire (Lescurel), Hareu! hareu! le feu- Helas!, Amours me fait desirer, Trop plus est belle, Amis tous dous vis (Molins), Se je souspir, Dame se vous m’estes lointeinne, Quant je sui mis au retour, Douce dame jolie, De Bon Espoir, Quant Theseus, La Septime estampie Real (anon.), Armes amours (Andrieu).


Missa Salisburgensis

August 3rd, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Aug. 4 at 9 PM

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Missa Salisburgensis in C major for 53 parts. Performed by Musica Antiqua Köln, directed by Reinhard Goebel and the Gabrieli Consort and Players, directed by Paul McCreesh. DG 457611.

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