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Roaming the Renaissance

Music from the 18th century.

Music from the 15th and 16th centuries.  Motets from the Renaissance, with ‘Prophetiae Sibyllarum’ form Orlando di Lasso as the main subject. These prophecies, all of them told by a different prophetess, tell the story of the coming of Christ.

Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594)
1. Prohetiæ Sibyllarum
Performed by: Daedalus conducted by Roberto Festa
(CD label Alpha No. 095)

Nicolas Gombert (ca. 1495-1560)
2. Motet a 5 ‘Emendemus in melius’
Performed by: Beauty Farm (Bart Uvin, contratenor, Achim Schulz, Adriaan de Koster & Hannes Wagner, tenor, Martin Vögerl & Joachim Höchbauer, bass)
(CD label Fra Bernardo No. FB 1504211)

Anonymous (ascribed to Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1450-1517))
3. Motet ‘Inviolata’ (From: ‘Motetti C’ – Ottaviano Petrucci, Venetië 1504)

Heinrich Isaac (ca. 1450-1517)
4. Motet ‘Ave regina caelorum’
5. Motet ‘Ave ancilla trinitatis’
Performed by: Cantica Symphonia conducted by Giuseppe Maletto
(CD label Glossa No. GCD P31908)

Addendum:
Josquin des Prez (ca. 1440-1521)
6. ‘Vive le Roy’ (Carlos V)
Hespèrion XXI conducted by Jordi Savall

 

Image: Roberto Festa

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