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Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A Farewell to Myself

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's final years and works, as the musical establishment in Wolfenbuttel declined and he lost his job.

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 this week's final programme, Donald Macleod explores Michael Praetorius's final years and works, as the musical establishment in Wolfenbüttel declines and he loses his job.

Ein feste Burg...
Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
Instrumenta Musica
Matthias Grunert (organ & conductor)

Missa: gantz Teudsch - Gloria
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Magnificat: Meine Seel erhebt den Herren
Musica Fiata
La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson (conductor)

Quem pastores laudavere
Choir of Westminster Cathedral
The Parley of Instruments
David Hill (conductor)

Der CXVI - Psalm Davids
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

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

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Music Played

  • Michael Praetorius

    Ein feste Burg - Vol 8 of Musae Sioniae

    Choir: Dresden Chamber Choir.
    • Rondeau: ROP6074.
    • Rondeau.
    • 1.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Gloria - Missa gantz Teudsch from Polyhymnia caduceatrix

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Choir: Boy's Choir of Roskilde Cathedral. Choir: Roskilde Cathedral Congregational Choir. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • ARCHIV : 477-8413.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 3.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Magnificat - Meine Seel erhebt den Herren

    Orchestra: Musica Fiata. Choir: La Capella Ducale. Director: Roland Wilson.
    • SONY : 62929.
    • SONY.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Quem Pastores Laudavere - Puericinium

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: David Hill.
    • HELIOS : CDH55446.
    • HELIOS.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Der CXVI - Psalm Davids

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK-48039.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.

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