Music for the Lenten season and Holy Week is featured on this week's show, including two recent releases. We'll hear Officium de Cruce by Loyset Compère performed by New York Polyphony, plus selections from Dieterich Buxtehude's cycle of Passion cantatas, Membra Jesu Nostri, performed by Ensemble Correspondances. We'll also hear François Couperin's Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres, featuring sopranos Montserrat Figueras and Maria Cristina Kiehr.

  • Anon.: Hymnus: Crux Fidelis. Performed by Consortium Vocale.
  • Jacob Obrecht: Parce Domine. Performed by Odhecaton.
  • Loyset Compere: Officium de Cruce. Performed by New York Polyphony.
  • Francois Couperin: Troisieme Lecon de Tenebres. Performed by Montserrat Figueras & Maria Cristina Kiehr, sopranos; members of Hesperion XX.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri (selections). Performed by Ensemble Correspondances.
  • Heinrich Schutz: Da Jesus am dem Kreuze Stund: Symphonia. Performed by Ensemble Correspondances.
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