Playlists archives


Ventadorn Final

Medieval Sampler

January 25th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, January 25, 2015 and Monday, January 26 at 9 PM

From ‘Das Buxheimer Orgelbuch, Vol 2′, featuring organist Joseph Payne: Tout a par moy (Walter Frye), Franc cuer gentil (Guillaume Dufay), Adieu mes tres belles (Gilles Binchois). Naxos 553467.

From ‘Bestiarium’, featuring La Reverdie: Ich was ein chint so wolgetan (from Carmina Burana), Na coire ar na sleibhtibh (Irish double jig), Chosi pensoso (Landini), Aquila altera (Anon., Codex Faenza). Cantus 9601.


Epiphany Mass from Leipzig

January 18th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, Jan. 19 at 9 PM

All works composed by J.S. Bach, except the Introit hymn ‘Puer natus in Bethlehem’

Prelude ‘Puer natus in Bethlehem’, performed by James Johnstone. Introit hymn ‘Puer natus in Bethlehem’,

From ‘Missa Brevis in F’: Kyrie eleison, Chorus: Gloria in excelsis deo. 

Bologna final

Music from Bologna

January 11th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, Jan. 12 at 9 PM

Giovanni Gabrieli: Motetto Jubilate Deo a 8 & Canzon XXVII Fa sol la re a 8. Performed by organist Liuwe Tamminga at the Lorenzo da Prato organ (1475) located in San Petronio, Bologna, with cornettists Bruce Dickey and Doron Sherwin. From Giovanni Gabrieli Canzoni.

Maurizio Cazzati: Ballo della Ombre. Performed by Daedalus.

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