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The Hanseatic League

Catherine Bott explores the history of the Hanseatic League and the impact that it had for music from the 13th to the 18th centuries among the towns and ports around the Baltic.

Catherine Bott explores the history of the Hanseatic League and the impact that it had for music from the 13th to the 18th centuries among the towns and ports around the Baltic. This programme provides the background to one of the main themes of this year's Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music, highlights from which will feature in the Early Music Show over the next two weeks.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Samuel Scheidt

    Canzon super O Nachbar Roland

    Performers: The English Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble

    • Deux-Elles.
    • DXL 1088.
  • Dietrich Becker

    Canzon a 4

    Performers: Weser Renaissance, Manfred Cordes (director)

    • CPO.
    • 999 782.
  • Anon.

    Der winter will hin weichen" (from Lochamar Liederbuch)

    Performers: Martin Hummel (baritone), Ensemble Dulce Melos, Marc Lewon (director)

    • Naxos.
    • 8.557803.
  • Anon.

    "Störtebeker" (Folk Song)

    Performers: Hannover Boys Choir, Heinz Hennig (director)

    • Thorofon.
    • CTH 2278.
  • Jacob Obrecht

    T'Andernaken

    Performers: Weser Renaissance, Manfred Cordes (director)

    • CPO.
    • 999 782.
  • Daniel Friderici

    Mit Lust will ich mein Zeit zubringen (from "Rostock Student Song Book")

    Performers: Heinrich Isaac Ensemble

    • Bella Musica Edition.
    • BM-CD 31.9049.
  • Daniel Friderici

    "Ach, schönes Jungfräülein" (from "Rostock Student Song Book")

    Performers: Heinrich Isaac Ensemble

    • Bella Musica Edition.
    • BM-CD 31.9049.
  • Heinrich Scheidemann

    Magnificat I Toni – Versus II

    Performer: Karin Nelson (at the North German Organ in Örgryte New Church, Gothenburg)

    • Intim.
    • IMCD 116.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    "Mein Gemüt erfreuet sich"

    Performers: La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata, Roland Wilson (director)

    • CPO.
    • 777 318.
  • Johann Vierdanck

    Capriccio and "Ich freue mich im Herren"

    Performers: Weser Renaissance, Manfred Cordes (director)

    • CPO.
    • 999 396.
  • Andreas Pevernage

    "Clio, chantons disertement"

    Performers: Weser Renaissance, Manfred Cordes (director)

    • CPO.
    • 999 782.

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