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The Musicians of Maximilian I

Lucie Skeaping discusses the musicians in the thriving musical court of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, including Isaac, Senfl and Hofhaimer.

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme portraying the opulent musical life at the court of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. He was the first of the Hapsburg rulers to support the arts, and was devoted to establishing a thriving musical legacy at his court. Music in the programme includes repertoire by some of the important composers Maximilian employed, including Heinrich Isaac, Ludwig Senfl and Paul Hofhaimer.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Ludwig Senfl

    Im Maien

    Performers: Christopher Watson (tenor), Andrew Lawrence-King (harp)

    • Obsidian.
    • CD704.
  • Paul Hofhaimer

    Tandernaken

    Performer: Georg Fisher (positive organ)

    • Archiv.
    • 474 233-2.
  • Jacob Obrecht

    'Gloria' from Missa Sub Tuum Praesidium

    Performers: The Clerks’ Group, Edward Wickham (director)

    • Gaudeamus.
    • CD GAU 341.
  • Heinrich Isaac

    Innsbruck, ich mus dich lassen

    Performers: Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow (director)

    • Decca.
    • 436 998-2.
  • Heinrich Isaac

    Virgo prudentissima

    Performers: Ensemble Hofkapelle, Michael Proctor (director)

    • Christophorus.
    • CHR 77217.
  • Heinrich Finck

    Instrumental writings (untitled)

    Performers: Camerata Hungarica, Laszlo Czidra (director)

    • Hungaroton.
    • HCD 12896-2.
  • Ludwig Senfl

    Patientiam mus ich han

    Performers: Charles Daniels (tenor), Fretwork

    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU 907334.
  • Ludwig Senfl

    'Sanctus' from Missa Paschalis

    Performers: The Choir of Sidney Sussex, Cambridge, David Skinner (director)

    • Obsidian.
    • CD704.
  • Costanzo Festa

    (previously attributed to Ludwig Senfl): Quis dabit oculis nostris

    Performers: Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow (director)

    • Decca.
    • 436 998-2.

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