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Music from the Faenza Codex

July 13th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, July 14 at 9 PM

All Tracks come from “Codex Faenza: Instrumental Music of the Early XVth Century” featuring Ensemble Unicorn, including music by Francesco Landini, Guillaume de Machaut and Jacopo da Bologna.


The Leipzig Five

July 7th, 2014

Air date: Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, July 7 at 9 PM

Johann Hermann Schein: Padouana a 5 from Banchetto Musicale. Performed by the Gabrieli Players. From Praetorius: Mass for Christmas Morning. DG 439250.  Mach dich auf, werde Licht, Zion from Opella Nova II. Performed by Cantus Cölln and La Fenice. DHM 77359.

Sebastian Knüpfer: Ach Herr, strafe mich nicht. Performed by Cantus Cölln. DHM 77603.

Johann Schelle: Aus der Tiefen (Psalm 130). Performed by The King’s Consort. Helios 55373.


Jacques Arcadelt

June 29th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, June 30 at 9 PM

All works composed by Jacques Arcadelt (c.1507-1568), unless stated otherwise.

La Pastorella mia. Performed by Shirley Rumsey, lute and voice. Naxos 550615. Quando ritrovo la mia pastorella. Performed by Early Music New York. ExCathedra Records. I vaghi fiori. Performed by The Orlando Consort. HMU 907398.

Estote fortes in bello & Istorum est enim regnum caelorum. Performed by Josquin Capella. CPO 777 763

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