An educational programme featuring early music. Artefacts and expression in the music revealing documents!
This programme features ancient Greek music and early Christian music. It marks the start made up of traces of what once was; filled with good and evil and previously experienced love and suffering. Performed by the Aeida Mousa Ensemble conducted by Jan Groos, the Melpomen Ensemble conducted by Conrad Steinman (with soprano Arianna Savall) and the Organum Ensemble with conductor Marcel Pérès.
Anonymous (1st century AD)
1. Epitaphion Seikilou
Euripides (405 v. Chr.) written 3rd century BC.
Ensemble Aeida Mousa conducted by Jan Groos
(CD From Hammurabi to Charles the Great, personal possession and supported by the Allard-Pierson museum, Amsterdam and the Valkhof, Nijmegen, 1999)
From ancient Greece/Conrad Steinman (1951-)
6. Nomos M.
7. Daktylos améra
Melpomen Ensemble conducted by Conrad Steinman
(CD La musique de l’Antiquité, HMX 2908163, 2005)
Anonymous (500 AD)
10. Visigothic/Mozarabic antiphon ‘Gaudete populi’
Anonymous (7th century AD)
11. Byzantine prokeimenon and anakist hos, hymn for Easter
Aeida Mousa Ensemble conducted by Jan Groos
(CD From Hammurabi to Charles the Great)
Saint Ambrose (c. 340–397)
12. Lucernarium: Paravi Lucernam Christo meo
13. Ingressa: lux fulgebit hodie super nos
14. Psalmellus: Tecum principium in die virtutis tue
Anonymous (Rome 7th/8th eeuw)
15. Introït: Resurrexi
Ensemble Organum conducted by Marcel Pérès
(CD Le Chant des premiers Chrétiens, HMX 2908164, 2005)
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