Sound the Trumpet, Strike the Viol!
Early Music expert Kees Koudstaal serves up the most wonderful and recent classical and Early Music CDs. A summer episode with a focus on 2 CDs that have previously been featured in this programme: ‘German Funeral Music of the 17th Century’ from Voces Suaves and ‘Purcell – Royal Odes’ from The King’s Consort.
1. Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
– Musicalische Exequien, Opus 7, SWV 279-281
Performers: Voces Suaves conducted by Johannes Strobl
(cd: ‘German Funeral Music of the 17th Century’, Arcana A483, 2021)
2. Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
– ‘Now does the glorious day appear’, Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (1689)
Performers: The King’s Consort conducted by Robert King
(cd: ‘Purcell – Royal Odes’, VIVAT 121, 2021)
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