01200607031/5.compatriot Schütz - who was born in Saxony in 1585, just 39 years after Luther died.
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, SWV 380; Das ist je gewisslich wahr, SWV 388
Candimino Choir
Tauno Satomaa (conductor)
Wie wenn der Adler, SWV 434; Vier hirtinnen, SWV ANH 1
Weser Renaissance
Manfred Cordes (director)
The Christmas Story, SWV 435
The Evangelist....Paul Agnew (tenor)
The Angel....Ann Crookes (soprano)
Herod....Michael McCarthy
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly (conductor).
0220060704Schütz made two visits to Venice - to train with Giovanni Gabrieli, and learn more about the music of Monteverdi and Grandi.
Donald Macleod finds out how these visits influenced Schütz's own music.
Es Steh Gott auf, SWV 356
Nigel Rogers, Charles Daniels (tenor)
With the Purcell Quartet
Italian Madrigals, SWV 1, 2, 3, 5, 11 & 15
The Consort of Musicke
Anthony Rooley (director)
Symphoniae Sacrae 1, SWV 263-266
John Potter, Douglas Nasrawi (tenor)
With Concerto Palatino
St Matthews Passion, SWV 479
Hilliard Ensemble.
0320060705Schütz was Kapellmeister of the Elector of Saxony for 57 years.
Donald Macleod looks at what the 17th Century job entailed and the relationship Schütz had with his employer.
Nunc Dimittis, SWV 432
The Sixteen
Harry Christopher (director)
Psalm 98, 1 and 84 (SWV 35, 28 & 29)
Laurence Cummings (organ)
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly (conductor)
Opus 12 Symphoniae Sacrae 3 - The Lord is My Shepherd, SWV 398; Mein Sohn, warum hast du uns das getan, SWV 401; Come Holy Ghost, SWV 417
Cantus Cölln and Concerto Palatino
Konrad Junghanel (conductor)
Der 100 Psalm, SWV 493
Tapiola Chamber Choir
Paul Hillier (conductor).
0420060706Schütz had the misfortune to live through Europe's Thirty Year War of 1618-1648.
Donald Macleod looks at the effect the war had on Schütz's life and music.
Dulcissime et Benignissime Christe Cantiones Sacrae, No 15, Op 4
Dreden Kreuzchor
Rudolf Mauersberger (conductor)
Syncharma Musicum, SWV 49
Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Manfred Cordes (director)
Da Pacem Domine, in diebus nostris, SWV 465
Dresden Kreuzchor and Capella Fidicinia
Rudolf Mauersberger (director)
Kleine geistliche Konzerte
Eile Mich Gott, SWV 282
Schaffe in mir, SWV 291
O süsser O freundlicher, SWV 285
Wann UNSRE Augen, SWV 316
Agnes Mellon (soprano)
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Peter Kooy (bass)
Collegium Vocale
Philippe Herreweghe (director)
Geistliche Chor Music
Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk, SWV 382
Ein Kind ist uns geboren, SWV 384
Herzlich lieb hab ich dich O Herr, SWV 387.
05 LAST20060707Featuring part of the extraordinary setting Schütz made of the longest chapter in the Bible, Psalm 119, which constitutes his Swansong; and the beautiful funeral music he wrote for the ruler of Reuss, his Musikalische Exequien.
Symphoniae Sacrae 2, Op 10
Ich Danke Dir, SWV 347; Hutet euch, SWV 351; Freut euch des herrn SWV 367
Emma Kirkby (soprano)
James Bowman (alto)
Nigel Rogers (tenor)
Stephen Varcoe (bass)
The Purcell Quartet
Musikalische Exequien
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers (director)
Der Schwangesang (Dsain und Chet), SWV 485; Deutsches Magnificat, SWV 494
The Tapiola Chamber Choir
Paul Hillier (conductor).