Treaty of muenster ter borch

The Ratification of the Treaty of Münster, 1648. Gerard ter Borch. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

War and Peace like Tolstoy never imagined, with battle settings by Kerll and Isaac, music to celebrate the Peace of Westphalia, and more! 

  • Jacques Arcadelt: Estote fortes in bello. Performed by Josquin Capella. Heinrich Isaac: Alla Bataglia. Performed by Concerto Palatino. 
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and War: Gira il nemico, Se vittoria si belle, Armato il cor. Performed by The Consort of Musicke. 
  • Johann Caspar Kerll: Battaglia. Performed by Armonico Tributo. 
  • From 'Friedens-Seufftzer und Jubel-Gerschrey', performed by Weser Renaissance Bremen: Nun danket alle Gott, SWV 418 (Schütz), Verleih uns Frieden (Hammerschmidt), Ach Herr, sih doch, wie bang ist mir (anon.), Nun lieben Christen, freuet euch (Kindermann), 
  • Impetum inimicorum (M. Franck). 
  • J.S. Bach: Dona nobis pacem from Mass in B minor. Performed by Capella Amsterdam & the Orchestra of the 18th Century, conducted by Frans Brüggen. 
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