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Episode 3

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Ian Skelly presents the final part of the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week. With concerts from Wexford and Copenhagen.

Ian Skelly presents the European Broadcasting Union's annual day of music to mark Holy Week, with live and pre-recorded concerts from Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Prague, Rome and Wexford. The day closes with concerts from Ireland and Denmark featuring Haydn's great Passiontide cycle of pieces for string quartet, and Josquin's final mass setting in the context of medieval and modern choral music appropriate to Holy Week.

10.30pm - IRELAND: St Iberius Church, Wexford

Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, Op 51

RTE Contempo Quartet

Picture of Contempo Quartet (c) Francis Marshall Photography

11.30pm - DENMARK: Garrison Church, Copenhagen

Josquin Desprez: Missa Pange Lingua
Interspersed with:
Anon: Pange Lingua (alternating plainchant and polyphony from the Trent Codices)
Poul Ruders: Preghiera semplice
Wolfgang Rihm: Fragmenta Passionis
Hildegard of Bingen: O aeterne Deus

Ars Nova Copenhagen,
Paul Hillier (conductor).

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Sun 20 Mar 2016 22:30

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Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross: Introduction

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 1: Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 2: Today you will be with me in paradise

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 3: Mother, behold thy son

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 4: My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 5: I thirst

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 6: It is finished

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words, No 7: Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross: The Earthquake

    Ensemble: RTE Contempo Quartet.
  • Hilarion Alfeyev

    Sacred Lament (from St Matthew Passion)

    Choir: Moscow Synodal Choir. Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev.
  • Plainchant

    Pange lingua (alternating plainchant with polyphony from the Trent Codices)

    Composer: Johannes Louront. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa Pange Lingua - Kyrie and Gloria

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Poul Ruders

    Preghiera semplice

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa Pange Lingua - Credo

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Wolfgang Rihm

    Fragmenta Passionis

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa Pange Lingua - Sanctus and Benedictus

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O eterne Deus

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa Pange Lingua - Agnus Dei

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.

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