Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Orchestra
Conductor Soloist/
Performer
Castellano, Jennifer Gloria (in Renaissance Style) electronic www.castellanonet.com 5:30
Handl, Jacob (Slovenia, 1550-1591) O Magnum Mysterium The Harvard University University Choir, Murray Forbes Somerville, conductor Northeastern - 5:31
Mielczewski, Marcin (Poland, ca. 1600-1651) Magnificat primi toni Musicae Antiquae Collegium Varsoviense, Lilianna Stawarz, conductor Pro Musica Camerata - 5:35
Schiassi, Gaetano Maria (Italy, 1698-1754) Christmas Symphony in D Major Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle, Alun Francis, conductor Helios - 5:42
Praetorius, Hieronymus (Germany, 1560-1629) Magnificat secondi toni The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood, conductor Hyperion - 5:52
Aleotti, Raphaella (Italy, 1575-1646?) Angelus ad Pastores Cappella Artemisia, Candace Smith, conductor Tactus - 6:06
Senfl, Ludwig (Switzerland, 1486-1543) Ave Maria Coro della Radio Svizzera, Diego Fasolis, conductor MGB - 6:09
Cavazzoni, Girolamo (Italy, ca. 1515-ca.1580) Magnificat Sexti Toni Rene Clemencic, Positive organ Oehms - 6:20
Stradella, Alessandro (Italy, 1639-1682) Christmas Cantata Gino Orlandini, Cettina Cadelo, Rodolfo Malacarne, Maria Grazia Ferracini, James Loomis, Societa Cameristica di Lugano, Edwin Loehrer, conductor Nuova Era - 6:24
Bencini, Pietro-Paolo (Italy, ca.1675-1755) Ave Maria A Sei Voci, Bernard Fabre-Garrus, conductor Astree - 7:06
Schmelzer, Johann Heinrich (Austria, ca. 1620-1680) Sonata Natalis Musica Fiata, Roland Wilson, conductor CPO - 7:13
Waclaw z Szamotul (Poland, ca. 1520-ca. 1560) Song on the Nativity Il Canto Vocal Ensemble KOS Records Warsaw - 7:19
Scheidt, Samuel (Germany, 1587-1654) Concertus XII, Magnificat" from Concentus Sacri Dresden Kreuzchor, Capella Fidiciana, Martin Flamig, conductor Berlin Classics - 7:26
Anonymous Medieval Roman Chant Puer Natus est Nobis Ensemble Organum, Marcel Peres, conductor Zig Zag Territoires - 7:44
Monteverdi, Giulio Cesare (Italy, 1573-ca.1630) Ave Maria Ensemble concerto, Roberto Gini, conductor Astree - 7:51
Cazzati, Maurizio (Italy, 1620-1677) Alma redemptoris mater Maria Cristina Kiehr, Soprano, La Fenice Ricercar - 7:55
Josquin des Pres (Franco Flemish, ca. 1440-1521) Praeter Rerum Seriem Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh, conductor Archiv - 8:06
Cozzolani, Chiara Margarita (Italy, 1602-ca. 1677) I Vespri Natalizi (Christmas Vespers (Complete) Cappella Artemisia, Candace Smith, conductor Tactus - 8:15
Anonymus in the Syriac Tradition Office to the Nativity of christ Sister Marie Keyrouz, Ensemble de la Paix Virgin Classics - 9:36
Sheppard, John (England, c.1515-1558) Verbum caro Stile Antico Harmonia mundi USA - 9:45
Molitor, Valentin (Switzerland, 1637-1713) Beatissimae Virginis Mariae nativitatem Basle Madrigalists, Musica Fiorita, Daniela Dolci, conductor Pan Classics - 9:55
Donati, Ignazio (Italy, ca. 1570-1638) Angelus Gabriel descendit Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano, Kathelijne Van Laethem, mezzo-soprano, John Elwes, tenor, La Fenice Ricercar - 10:06
Brumel, Antoine (French, ca. 1460-ca. 1512) Nato canunt omnia The Orlando Consort Harmonia mundi USA - 10:13
Schutz, Heinrich (German, 1585-1672) Magnificat Josef Schmalhofer, tenor, Gunther Wilhelms, bass, Spandauer Kantorei, Helmut Rilling, conductor Allegretto - 10:24
Vizzana, Lucrezia (Italy, 1590-1662) O Magnum Mysterium Musica Secreta Linn - 10:39
Vivanco, Sebastian de (c. 1551-1622) Magnificat octavi toni Choir of Westminster Cathedral, David Hill, conductor Hyperion - 10:43
Anonymous 15th Century English Carol Hail mary ful of grace Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - 10:56