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Thomas Tomkins

October 19th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Oct. 20 at 9 PM

All works composed by Thomas Tomkins

Galliard a 6, In Nomine a 3, Alman a 4, Above the starrs my saviour dwells. Performed by Fretwork, with Emma Kirkby, soprano; Catherine King, alto; Charles Daniels, tenor; Donald Greig, baritone; Richard Wistreich, bass; Jonathan Arnold, bass. (HMU 907320)

Voluntary in C & Nunc Dimittis. Performed by the Choir of New College, Oxford and organist David Burchell.


Tapas for your ears

October 12th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at 10 AM and Oct. 13 at 9 PM

Anon: Mater patris et filia & Maria, virgo virginum. Performed by Sequentia. From ‘Vox Iberia II, Codex Las Huelgas’.

Antonio de Cabezon: Un gay bergier & Diferencias sobre ‘Las vacas’. Performed by Hesperion XX. From ‘Music for the Spanish Kings’. Tiento de Primer Tono. Performed by Jose Luis Gonzalez Uriol at the Pascual de Mallen organ (1488) in Daroca, Zaragoza, Spain.

Francisco Guerrero: Vexilla Regis. Performed by the Choir of Westminster Cathedral. (Helios 55313).


Mad about Monti

October 5th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Oct. 6 at 9 PM

All works composed by Claudio Monteverdi, except where noted otherwise.

Giaches de Wert: Vox in Rama. Performed by Odhecaton. Ricercar 322.

From ‘Nova Metamorfosi’, performed by Le Poeme Harmonique: O gloriose martyr & O Iesu mea vita. Alpha 039.

3 madrigals: Zefiro Torna performed by The King’s Consort.

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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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