Pintoricchio fred and ella

Pinturiccio: the meeting of Frederick III and Eleanore of Portugal. Fresco in Piccolomini Library at Siena Cathedral. Public domain. 

Music composed for (and in one case, by) Habsburg Emperors, including works by Johannes Brassart, Heinrich Isaac, Clemens non Papa, and Karl Luython. 

  • ‚ÄčJohannes Brassart: Motet: O Rex Friderici, performed by Stimmwerck.

  • Heinrich Isaac: Virgo Prudentissima, performed by The Tallis Scholars.

  • Nicolas Gombert: Felix Austriae Domus. Performed by the Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble. Luis de Narvaez: Milles regretz- La Cancion del Emperador del quarto tono de Jusquin. Performed by Dolores Costoyas, vihuela. Glissando 779008. Clemens non Papa: Carole magnus erat. Performed by Stile Antico. HMU 807595.

  • Selections from ‘Musica Ferdinandea- Ein Fest für Kaiser Ferdinand’, including Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen (Isaac) Performed by Capella de la Torre.

  • Karl Luython: Fuga Suavissima. Performed by Gustav Leonhardt at the organ of the Begijnhofkerk, Leuven, Belgium. Sony 57963.

  • Emperor Leopold I: Sonata for 4 gambas and continuo. Performed by Hamburger Ratsmusik. CPO 777 451.

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