Also issued in De Vlaamse Polyfonie (10 CDs)
Performers: Katelijne van Laethem (soprano), Jan Caals (alto), Jan van Elsacker (tenor), Job Boswinkel (bass); Sophie Wattillon (viol), Piet Stryckers (viol), Peter van Heyghen (recorder), René van Laken (shawm, dulcian), Erik van Nevel (shawm, dulcian), William Bremer (cornet), Simen van Mechelen (alto sackbut), Jean-Jacques Herbin (tenor sackbut), Frank Poitrineau (bass sackbut), Philippe Malfeyt (lute), Herman Stinders (harpsichord), Johan Laleman (organ); Katrine Druyts, Mieke Wouters, Gertie Lindemans, Hilde De Dobbeleer, Anne Marie Buyle, Kristin Roland (choir sopranos); Els Spanhove, Alma Ooms, Tim Mc Taggart, Liesbet Vereertbrugghen, Hans van den Broeck (choir altos); Joris Bosman, Werner Trio, Jan Melaerts, Carlo Vandenhende, Lieven Termont, Yvan Goossens (choir tenors); André Vierendeels, Luk Martens, Ludo Peeters, Arnout Malfliet (choir basses)
Playing time: 61'
Copyright date: 1993
Philippe Rogier (c.1561-1596) was one of the most talented composers in this late generation, and is relatively under-recorded. Also appearing on this disc are the more obscure figures Georges de la Hèle (1547-1586) and Gerard van Turnhout (c.1520-1580), both predecessors of Rogier as maestro de capilla.
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Finally, Mateo Romero (1575/6-1647; born Mathieu Rosmarin) was the last Fleming to hold the top position at a major European court, resigning in 1633. Romero was also the most prominent pupil of Philippe Rogier. A dedicated recording by a similar set of performers:
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