This week's show presents music for Candlemas, also called the Feast of the Presentation. We'll hear works based on the Marian chant Inviolata, integra, et casta es, by Costanzo Festa and Noel Bauldeweyn, plus a German setting of the Song of Simeon by Christoph Bernhard. Our performers include Beauty Farm, Cappella Pratensis, and Bremer Barock Consort. 

  • Costanzo Festa: Inviolata, integra et casta es. Performed by Cappella Pratensis.
  • Jacob Obrecht: Quod Chorus Vatum/Haec Deum Caeli. Performed by The Clerks’ Group.
  • Anon.: Nunc dimittis (chant). Performed by Musica Contexta.
  • Giovanni da Palestrina: Senex puerum portabat. Performed by Musica Contexta.
  • Pierre de la Rue: Ave sanctissima Maria. Performed by The Early Music Consort of London.
  • Noel Bauldeweyn: Missa Inviolata, integra et casta es (selections). Performed by Beauty Farm.
  • Christoph Bernhard: Herr nun lassest du deinen Diener. Performed by Bremen Baroque Consort.
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie beata virgo Maria. Performed by The Gesualdo Consort of Amsterdam.
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