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The Gardens of the Villa d'Este

Duration:
58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 March 2009

The Villa d'Este's gardens are a triumph of Baroque architecture and design. Catherine Bott travels to Tivoli to explore the many fountains there and the music connected with the gardens and the man who commissioned them: Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, patron of many composers, among them a no lesser figure than Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

First broadcast in March 2009.

Music Played

8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Viri Galilaei

    Performers: Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O’Donnell (conductor)

    HYPERION, CDA 66316

  • Image for Cristóbal de Morales

    Cristóbal de Morales Gaude et Laetare

    Performers: The Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice (conductor)

    HYPERION, CDA 67694

  • Image for Francesco Portinaro

    Francesco Portinaro Ove, Sacre Sorelle

    Performers: Vienna Motet Choir, Musica Antiqua Wien, Bernhard Klebel (conductor)

    CHRISTOPHORUS, CHE 00582

  • Image for Giovanni Maria Nanino

    Giovanni Maria Nanino Adoramus te, Christi

    Performers: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

    EMI, CDC 7470652

  • Image for Nicola Vicentino

    Nicola Vicentino L'aura che'l verde lauro

    Performers: Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (conductor)

    SONY CLASSICAL, CD 45942

  • Image for Guillaume Dufay

    Guillaume Dufay Magnanime gentis

    Performers: Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (conductor)

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMC 901700

  • Image for Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Hodie Christus natus est (for 2 four part choirs)

    Performers: Regensburger Domspatzen, Georg Ratzinger (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 05472 774182

  • Image for Luca Marenzio

    Luca Marenzio S'io parto, I'moro e pur partir conviene

    Performers: La Venexiana

    GLOSSA, GCD 920909

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