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Waldemar Januszczak

Art critic Waldemar Januszczak introduces a selection of music from the Renaissance era.

Ahead of his BBC4 series Renaissance Unchained, art critic Waldemar Januszczak conjures up the sound world of this epoch of huge passions and powerful religious emotions across all of Europe. The term 'Renaissance', or 'rinascita', was coined by Giorgio Vasari in 16th-century Florence, and his assertion that it had fixed origins in Italy has since influenced all of art history. But what of Flanders, Germany and the rest of Northern Europe? Waldemar presents music from the time of the Renaissance greats: Jan Van Eyck, Hans Memling, Albrecht Dürer, Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo and El Greco.

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Sat 13 Feb 2016 13:00

Music Played

  • Tielman Susato

    3 Gaillardes & La Morisque

    Performer: Piffaro.
    • Archiv 4576092.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 5-6.
  • Gilles Binchois

    Chanson: De plus en plus

    Performer: Tallis Scholars. Performer: Peter Phillips.
    • Gimell 4549352.
    • GIMELL.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Ockeghem

    Missa De plus en plus: Sanctus & Benedictus

    Ensemble: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • Gimell 4549352.
    • GIMELL.
    • 5.
  • Hans Judenkönig

    Hoff’dantz

    Performer: Konrad Ragossnig.
    • DG 4696792.
    • DG.
    • 20.
  • Hans Neusidler

    Welscher tantz Wascha mesa

    Performer: Konrad Ragossnig.
    • DG 4696792.
    • DG.
    • 21.
  • Francesco de Layolle

    Lauda, Del Dolcissimo Signore

    Performer: Ann Allen. Performer: David Hatcher. Singer: Sophia Brumfitt. Singer: Katherine Hart. Singer: Jenny Cassidy.
  • Filippo Azzaiolo

    Aldi, dolce ben mio

    Performer: Piffaro, The Renaissance Band.
    • Archiv 4458832.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 6.
  • Jeronimo de Aliseda

    Beatus Franciscus

    Ensemble: The Rose Ensemble.
    • ROSE RECORDS : Rose010.
    • ROSE RECORDS.
    • 8 & 17.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • Gimell CDGIM206.
    • GIMELL.
    • 13.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Miserere mei, Deus

    Performer: La Chapelle Royale. Performer: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC901243.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 7.
  • Francesco Bendusi

    ‘Moschetta’ & ‘Bandera’

    Performer: Piffaro, The Renaissance Band.
    • Archiv 4458832.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 3.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Tu Es Petrus

    Performer: Sistine Chapel Choir. Director: Massimo Palombella.
    • DG 4795300.
    • DG.
    • 16.
  • Adriaan Willaert

    ‘Quando nacesti, Amore’ & ‘Sempre me ride sta’

    Performer: Concordia.
    • Metronome METCD1052.
    • METRONOME.
    • 6 & 2.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Ecco Vinegia Bella

    Performer: Concordia.
    • Metronome METCD1052.
    • METRONOME.
    • 9.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon septimi toni No.2

    Ensemble: The Philadelphia & Cleveland Orchestra Brass Ensembles.
    • Sony Classical MHK62353.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Nono Tono

    Performer: E. Power Biggs.
    • Sony Classical MHK62353.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 19.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Belta poi che t’assenti

    Performer: Deller Consort.
    • Vanguard 08509271.
    • VANGUARD.
    • 3.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Morro Lasso Al Mio Duolo

    Performer: Deller Consort.
    • Vanguard 08505771.
    • VANGUARD.
    • 14.
  • Ginés de Morata

    Pues que no puedo olvidarte

    Performer: Concordia. Singer: Ana-Maria Rincon. Director: Mark Levy.
    • Dervorguilla DRVCD103.
    • DERVORGUILLA.
    • 1.
  • Enríquez de Valderrábano

    Danza

    Performer: Concordia. Director: Mark Levy.
    • Dervorguilla DRVCD103.
    • DERVORGUILLA.
    • 14.
  • anon.

    Falalalalan

    Performer: Ana-Maria Rincon. Performer: Concordia. Director: Mark Levy.
    • Dervorguilla DRVCD103.
    • DERVORGUILLA.
    • 9.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Vespers - Lauda Jerusalem & Sonata sopra Sancta Maria

    Performer: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro COR16126.
    • CORO.
    • 10 & 11.

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