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The Divine Orlando

March 1st, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, March 2 at 9 PM

All works composed by Orlando di Lasso, except where noted otherwise.

Nicolas Gombert: Chanson: Tous les Regretz. Performed by Capella Alamire.

Missa Tous les Regretz (Lasso). Performed by The Huelgas Ensemble.


Selections from The Fairy Queen

February 22nd, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, Feb. 23 at 9 PM

Selections from The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell, performed by The Monteverdi Choir and The English Baroque Soloists, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. (Deutsche Gramophon).


Valentine’s Day 2015

February 15th, 2015

Air Dates: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 at 10 AM and Monday, Feb. 16 at 9 PM

Quam pulchra es (Dunstable), performed by The Amadis Ensemble, and Pulchra es Amica mea (Bassano), performed by The Attaignant Consort.

Kunst des Küssens (Hammerschmidt), performed by countertenor Andreas Scholl. Baci Soavi (Monteverdi) performed by Delitae Musicae.

Villanella ch’ all’ acqua vai (anon. Neapolitan folk song) performed by tenor Marco Beasley. Morte, merce, gentile aquill’ altera (Cornago). Performed by Daedalus Ensemble, Tmeisken was jonck, performed by Capilla Flamenca.  

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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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