Reissued in Accent 20021 (5 CDs)
Performers: Lieve Jansen, Annemie Buyle, Anne Hodgkinson, Gertie Lindemans, Marina Smolders, Lut Van De Velde (sopranos); Jan Caals, Alma Ooms, Godfried Van De Vyvere, Mieke Wouters (altos); Koen Laukens, Philip Pooley, Lode Somers, Paul van den Bempt, Jan Van Elsacker (tenors); Marnix De Cat, Bart Demuyt, Paul Mertens, Mitchell Sandler, Joost Termont (basses); Bruce Dickey, Doron Sherwin (cornettos); Harry Ries, Charles Toet, Ole Anderson, Wim Becu (trombones); Herman Stinders (organ)
Playing time: 61'
Recording date: October 1993
Adrian Willaert (c.1490-1562) was a pioneer in combining the Franco-Flemish contrapuntal style with the colorful sonorities of Italy. He worked most of his life in Venice, and had a profound influence on the subsequent musical events in that city.
A more recent program by a similar ensemble:
Giovanni Gabrieli (1557-1612) was one of the leaders in the new genre of choral-instrumental music. His music is halfway between Baroque and Renaissance. A fine recording which illustrates multiple genres:
A sparkling recording which combines music of Andrea & Giovanni Gabrieli into a service rendition:
And a similar service:
There are many recordings devoted to Gabrieli including those on modern instruments.
A recording devoted to a close contemporary of Gabrieli, Giovanni Bassano (c.1558-1617):
And a recording of the next generation, by the present ensemble:
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