800px pieter bruegel the elder   hunters in the snow (winter)   google art project

Hunters in the Snow- Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/1530–1569) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Celebrate the new year with timeless music, including a New Year's cantata by Bach, motets by Dufay and Krafft, and traditional songs performed by Texas Early Music Project and the Dufay Collective! 

  • Guillaume Dufay: Bon jour, bon mois, performed by Pomerium. Ludovicus Krafft: Novus annus, performed by Stimmwerck. Johann Schop: Der alt ist abgegangen. Performed by countertenor Mark Chambers. Samuel Scheidt: Das alte Jahr vergangen ist. Performed by Vox Luminis. 
  • The old yeare now away is fled, arranged by Daniel Johnson, and performed by Texas Early Music Project. To drive the cold winter away, La Bounette, and dances by John Playford, performed by The Dufay Collective. 
  • JS Bach, cantata for New Year's 'Herr Gott dich loben wir' performed by Bogna Bartosz, alto, Paul Agnew, tenor, and Klaus Mertens, bass, with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, directed by Ton Koopman. 
  • Closing music: Annus novus in gaudio from the Puy manuscript, performed by Ensemble Gilles Binchois (anon. 11th century). 
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