Altdorfer easter cropped

Albrecht Altdorfer, Auferstehung Christi (1518). Public domain. 

This week's show takes us all over the European continent to sample the joyous sounds of Easter: from San Marco in Venice, to the Court of Emperor Charles V, to Hamburg and Poland, with performances by the Gabrieli Consort and Players, the English Concert, and Piffaro.

  • Anon: 2-voice organum Alleluia Pascha Nostrum. Performed by Ensemble Gilles Binchois. 
  • Victimae Paschali Laudes: Plainchant version sung by The Orlando Consort, and polyphonic setting (Busnois) performed by The Clerke's Group. 
  • Michael Praetorius: Christ ist Erstanden. Performed by La Capella Ducale and Musica Fiata. 
  • Andrzej Rohaczewski: Crucifixus Surrexit. Performed by The Rose Ensemble. Heinrich Scheidemann: Surrexit Pastor Bonus. Performed by Pieter van Dijk, organ. 
  • Francisco Guerrero: Maria Magdalena. Performed by Piffaro. Nicolas Gombert: Tulerunt Dominum Meum. Performed by The Oxford Camerata. 
  • Heinrich Biber: Sonata and Gloria from 'Missa Christi Resurgentis'. Performed by The English Concert. 
  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata con Voce: Dulcis Jesu a 20. Performed by The Gabrieli Consort and Players. 
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