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Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Travels and Sudden Death

Donald Macleod focuses on the travels Praetorius made as a diplomat for Duke Heinrich Julius and the sets of sacred music in Latin he published before the duke's untimely death.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald focuses on the travels Praetorius made as a diplomat for Duke Heinrich Julius and the sets of sacred music in Latin he published before the duke's untimely death.

Vater unser in dem Himmel
Knabenchor Hannover
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)

Christus, der uns selig macht a 8
Boys of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans
The Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow (conductor)

Magnificat per omnes versus super ut re mi fa sol la
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Vita sanctorum decus angelorum
Hennig Voss (alto)
Hans Jorg Mammel (tenor)
Nils Ole Peters (baritone)
Michael Jackel (bass)
Soloists and chorus of the Knabenchor Hannover
Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble
Bremer Lautten Chor
Hille Perl & The Sirius Viols
Margit Schultheiß (organ)
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)
Jorg Breiding (conductor)

Salve rex noster
Dominiue Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la torre
Katharina Bauml (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Michael Praetorius

    Vater unser in dem himmel

    Choir: Bremen Lauten Choir. Choir: Hannover Knabenchor. Conductor: Klaus Eichhorn.
    • Rondeau : ROP7007.
    • Rondeau.
    • 1.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Christus, der uns selig macht

    Choir: St. Albans Cathedral Choir. Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Conductor: David Munrow.
    • EMI : CDM7690242.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Magnificat per Omnes vs. Super ut re mi fa sol la

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • SONY CLASSICAL: SK48039.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Vita Sanctorum Decus Angelorum

    Performer: Hille Perl. Performer: Margit Schultheis. Performer: Klaus Eichhorn. Choir: North German Radio Choir. Ensemble: Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble. Singer: Hans-Jörg Mammel. Ensemble: Sirius Viols Ensemble.
    • Rondeau : ROP7007.
    • Rondeau.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Salve rex noster

    Ensemble: Capella de la Torre. Director: Katharina Bauml.
    • COVIELLO: COV 20907.
    • COVIELLO.

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