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Notker the Stammerer and the Abbey of St Gall

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 07 July 2012

Lucie Skeaping explores the Abbey of St Gall, its role in the development of medieval chant, and how one of the Abbey's most famous sons - a young monk named "Notker the Stammerer" - came to write a revolutionary kind of music there.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Godehard (Father) Joppich
    00:00

    Godehard (Father) Joppich and Die Singphoniker Benedicamus Domino [Las Huelgas MS]

    CPO, 999 267-2

  • Image for ANON
    00:00

    ANON From the Office for the Dedication of a church: Short Responsary, Hymn, Antiphon & Magnificat, Benedictus Domino

    Performer: Godehard (Father) Joppich. Performer: Die Singphoniker.

    CPO, 999 267-2

  • Image for Monk Ratpert
    00:12

    Monk Ratpert RATPERT: Versus ad processionem in diebus dominicus

    Performer: Dominique Vellard. Performer: Gilles Binchois Ensemble.

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMC 905239

  • Image for St Mary’s Cathedral Choir
    00:21

    St Mary’s Cathedral Choir and Johannes Fuchs Hodie cantandus est nobis Puer - Versus ante Officium [Winchester troper - 10th century]

    JADE, JACD009

  • Image for Heinrich Isaac
    00:23

    Heinrich Isaac Sancti Spiritus assit nobis gratia for 4 voices

    Performer: Ensemble Ordo virtutum. Performer: Stefan Morent.

    CHRISTOPHORUS, CHR 77341

  • Image for ANON
    00:28

    ANON ANONYMOUS: Sequence for Easter Sunday: Laudes Salvatori

    Performer: Godehard (Father) Joppich. Performer: Die Singphoniker.

    CPO, 999 267-2

  • Image for La Chapelle Royale
    00:35

    La Chapelle Royale Stabat mater dolorosa/Comme femme desconfortee for 5 voices

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMC 901243

  • Image for Notker
    00:43

    Notker NOTKER: Sequenz Dilecte Deo Galle

    Performer: Ensemble Ordo Virtutum. Performer: Stefan Morent.

    CHRISTOPHORUS, 2403124

  • Image for Anonymous
    00:01

    Anonymous Benedicamus Domino

    Choir: Die Singphoniker. Director: Godehard Joppich.

    CPO : 999 167-2, Track 22

  • Image for Ratpert
    00:17

    Ratpert Versus ad processionem in diebus dominicus

    Ensemble: Ensemble Gilles Binchois. Director: Dominique Vellard.

    HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC 905239, Track 10

  • Image for Tuotilo
    00:27

    Tuotilo Hodie cantandus est nobis

    Choir: St Mary’s Cathedral Choir. Director: Johannes Fuchs.

    JADE : JACD 009, Track 14

  • Image for Notker
    00:32

    Notker Sequenz Sancti spiritus assit nobis gratia

    Ensemble: Ensemble Ordo virtutum. Director: Stefan Morent.

    CHRISTOPHORUS : CHR 77341, Track 9

  • Image for Notker
    00:39

    Notker Sequence for Easter Sunday (Alleluia: Pascha nostrum/Sequence: Laudes Salvatori)

    Choir: Die Singphoniker. Director: Godehard Joppich.

    CPO : 999 276-2, Track 17

  • Image for Josquin des Prez
    00:47

    Josquin des Prez Stabat Mater dolorosa

    Choir: La Chapelle Royale. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.

    HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC 901243, Track 2

  • Image for Notker
    00:56

    Notker Sequenz Dilecte Deo Galle

    Ensemble: Ensemble Ordo virtutum. Director: Stefan Morent.

    CHRISTOPHORUS : CHR 77341, Track 17

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