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This Place is a Zoo

August 31st, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Sept. 1 at 9 PM

John Dowland: The Frogg Galliard. Performed by Paul O’Dette, lute. HMU 907160. Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto in A major “Die Relinge”. Performed by Musica Antiqua Köln, with violinist Stephan Schardt. DG 471 492.

Dieterich Buxtehude: Quemadmodum desiderat cervus, BuxWV 92. Performed by Hans-Jörg Mammel, tenor, and La Fenice. Alpha 113.


Requiem Aeternam

August 24th, 2014

Air Dates: Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at 10 AM and Monday, Aug. 25 at 9 PM

This program honors the musical legacies of Dirk Snellings (1959-2014) and Frans Brüggen (1934-2014).

From ‘Oh Flanders Free’, performed by Dirk Snellings and Capilla Flamenca: Gregorian chant ‘Requiem Aeternam’ and Laus Deo.

From the ‘Brüggen Edition‘ box set: Variations on ‘La Follia’ (Corelli). Performed by Frans Brüggen, recorder; Anner Bylsma, cello; and Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord.


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.’

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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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