We're celebrating Easter with chant, motets, sacred concertos and sonatas from the 13th-17th centuries, with music by Gombert, Guerrero, Biber and Praetorius. 

  • Nicolas Gombert: Tulerunt Dominum meum. Performed by The Oxford Camerata. (Naxos)
  • Vespers Music for Easter from the 13th century (Notre Dame School): Rondeau-Christo psallat; Alleluia-Epulemur (organum); Alleluia Agnus redemit (Sequence- chant); Conduit- Resurgente Domino; Motet- Laudes referat; Benediction- Benedicamus Domino; Rondeau- Vetus purgans. Performed by the Gregorian Ensemble of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Hortus 073.
  • Francisco Guerrero: Maria Magdalene. Performed by The Rose Ensemble. Rose 00002.
  • Andreas Hammerschmidt: Christ lag in Todesbanden. Performed by Weser-Renaissance Bremen. CPO 999 846
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Rosenkranz Sonata No. 11: The Resurrection. Performed by violinist Reinhard Goebel and Musica Antiqua Köln. DG 431656.
  • Andrzej Rohaczewski: Crucifixus surrexit. Performed by The Rose Ensemble. Rose 00004.
  • Michael Praetorius: Hallelujah: Christ ist Erstanden. Performed by Musica Fiata and La Capella Ducale. CBS/Sony 62929.
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