Pintoricchio fred and ella

Aeneas Piccolomini introduces Frederick III to Eleanor of Portugal (detail), from the Piccolomini Library in Siena Cathedral.

Pinturicchio [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Today's program features new and recent releases by ensembles like Stimmwerck, Capella de la Torre, and Blue Heron, with music by Nicolas Ludford, Johannes Brassart, and Josquin des Prez! 

  • Nicolas Ludford: Ave cujus conceptio. Performed by Blue Heron. From 'Peterhouse Partbooks Vol. 4'. 
  • Michael Praetorius: Magnificat per omnes versus. Performed by Balthasar-Neumann Choir and Ensemble, directed by Pablo Heras-Casado. From 'Praetorius'.
  • Johannes Brassart: O rex Fridrice- In tuo adventu. Johannes Puillois: Flos de spina. Performed by Stimmwerck. From 'Flos Virginum: Motets of the 15th century'. 
  • From 'Water Music- Tales of Nymphs and Sirens': Nimphes nappes (Josquin), Canto (Johannes Vogt, born 1953), Il bianco e dolce cigno (Arcadelt). Performed by Capella de la Torre.
  • Closing music: Overture from 'Dido and Aeneas', performed by Les Arts Florissants. Click the link for more information about La Follia Austin Baroque's upcoming performance of Purcell's operatic masterwork! 







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