Hans Memling, Crucifixion, 1491. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

Today's show features music for the Lenten Season by Palestrina, Buxtehude, and Bach, plus Tenebrae responsories by Tomas Luis de Victoria from a new release featuring Stile Antico. 

  • Dieterich Buxtehude: Ad Faciem from 'Membra Jesu Nostri'. Performed by Cantus Cölln.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Crux fidelis/Pange Lingua & Vexilla Regis. Performed by Musica Contexta.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: 3 chorale preludes from the Orgelbüchlein: O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig; Christe, du Lamm Gottes; and Christus der uns selig macht, BWV 618, 619, 620. Performed by Simon Preston at the organ in Sorø Abbey, Denmark. 
  • Tomas Luis de Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories: Tamquam ad latronem, Tenebrae factae sunt, Animam meam dilectam, Jesum tradidit impius, Caligaverunt oculi mei. Performed by Stile Antico.
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