Emperor Charles V (1500-1558) was a scion of the Habsburg dynasty on his father's side and descended from Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain through his mother. This week's program presents music he may have known from his childhood in the Low Countries, as well as works by his court composer Nicolas Gombert, Orlando di Lasso, and others. Our performers include Capilla Flamenca (named after Charles' own band of Flemish singers), Hesperion XXI, and Pomerium.

  • Anon.: Plus oultre. Performed by Capilla Flamenca.
  • Orlando di Lasso: Heroum soboles. Performed by Pomerium.
  • Thomas Crecquillon: Quist e victorem. Performed by Pomerium.
  • Thomas Crecquillon: Carole, magnus eras. Performed by Pomerium.
  • Nicolas Gombert: Qui colis Ausoniam. Performed by Pomerium.
  • Matthaeus Pipelare: Missa Fors Seulement (excerpts). Performed by The Sound and the Fury.
  • Nicolas Gombert: Regina caeli a 12. Performed by Odhecaton.
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