We're highlighting music for Holy Week in this edition of Early Music Now, including selections from New York Polyphony’s new release, And the sun darkened. We’ll hear pieces by Loyset Compère, Josquin des Prez, and more. We'll also hear portions of an oratorio for Holy Week by Luigi Rossi and a setting of Stabat Mater by William Cornysh. Our featured performers include New York Polyphony, Les Arts Florissants, and The Sixteen.

  • Pierre de la Rue: O salutaris hostia. Performed by New York Polyphony.
  • Loyset Compère: Crux triumphans. Performed by New York Polyphony.
  • Josquin des Prez: Tu pauperum refugiam. Performed by New York Polyphony.
  • William Cornysh: Stabat Mater. Performed by The Sixteen.
  • Adrian Willaert: Pater noster-Ave Maria. Performed by New York Polyphony.
  • Luigi Rossi: Oratorio per la Settimana Santa (selections). Performed by L’aura soave Cremona.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt. Performed by Harald Vogel, organ.
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