Burgkmair sackbuts

Hans Burgkmair, Sackbut players from the Triumphal Procession of Emperor Maximilian. 16th century. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

My first episode of Ancient Voices aired on May 3, 2002. This 15th anniversary retrospective features some great moments and lots of terrific music by Purcell, Buxtehude, Biber, Marais, and more! 

  • Henry Purcell: Here the Deitites Approve. Performed by Andreas Scholl, countertenor, and Accademia Bizantina. 
  • Heinrich Scheidemann: Benedicam Domino, intavolation of six-voice motet by Hieronymus Praetorius. Performed by Gustav Leonhardt at the Arp Schnitger organ in the St. Jacobi Church in Hamburg. 
  • Dieterich Buxtehude: Du Frieden-Fürst, Herr Jesu Christ. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Soloists, directed by Ton Koopman. 
  • Marin Marais: La Reveuse. Performed by Jordi Savall, viola da gamba. 
  • Heinrich Biber: La Battaglia. Performed by La Follia Austin Baroque, directed by Keith Womer.
  • From 'Night and Day: Sephardic Songs of Love and Exile', performed by Texas Early Music Project: La Comida de la Manana, Rahelica baila. 
  • Hieronymus Praetorius: Cantate Domino. Performed by Weser-Renaissance Bremen. 
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