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This week's show celebrates the feast day of the patron saint of music: St. Cecilia. We'll hear motets and an antiphon in her honor by Palestrina, Peter Philips, and Henri Dumont, plus selections from the Cecilian Vespers by Alessandro Scarlatti, performed by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and soloists. 

  • Henry Purcell: Hail Bright Cecilia‚ÄźSymphony. Performed by The Gabrieli Players.
  • Giovanni da Palestrina: Cantantibus Organis. Performed by The Cardinall’s Musick.
  • Peter Philips: Cantantibus Organis. Performed by Cappella Mediterranea.
  • Henri Dumont: Prelude. Performed by Ensemble Dumont.
  • Henri Dumont: Antienne de Ste. Cecile. Performed by Ensemble Dumont.
  • Henri Dumont: Allemande Gravis. Performed by Ensemble Dumont.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: Cecilian Vespers (selections). Performed by Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale.
  • Bernardo Pasquini: Bergamasca. Performed by Peter Waldner, organ
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