Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)

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Donald Macleod looks at the influence the church reformer Martin Luther had on the life and music of his compatriot Heinrich Schutz.

Including:

Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, SWV 380; Das ist je gewisslich wahr, SWV 388

Candimino Choir

Tauno Satomaa (conductor)

Finlandia 0630 17676 2 - Trs 5, 8

Wie wenn der Adler; SWV 434; Vier hirtinnen

Weser Renaissance

Manfred Cordes (conductor)

CPO 999 518 2 - Trs 8, 10

The Christmas Story, SWV 435

Paul Agnew (tenor)

Ann Crookes (soprano)

Oxford Camerata

Jeremy Summerly (conductor)

Naxos 8553514 - Trs 1-10.

01Musical Discovery And Celebrations20150518

Donald Macleod on the early years of the man described as the 'father of German music'.

Donald Macleod explores the early years of the man described as the "father of German Music", Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). In Monday's episode Donald explores Schutz's childhood growing up in an inn in Kostritz, his studies in Venice with Giovanni Gabrieli and his subsequent success following his return to Germany.

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Henrich Schutz made two visits to Venice, to train with Giovanni Gabrieli.

Donald Macleod finds out how these visits influenced Schutz's own music.

Including:

Es Steh Gott auf, SWV 356

Nigel Rogers, Charles Daniels (tenor)

Purcell Quartet

Chandos Chan 0566 - Cd 2, Tr 1

6 Italian Madrigals

Consort of Musicke

Anthony Rooley (director)

Harmonia Mundi 16 9527 2 - Trs 1, 2, 3, 5,11, 15

4 Symphoniae Sacrae

John Potter, Douglas Nasrawi (tenor)

Concerto Palatino

Accent ACC9178/79D - CD1 Trs 5, 6, 10, 11

St Matthew Passion

Hilliard Ensemble

EMI CDC 7492002 - Trs 7, 8, 15.

021625 - A Year Of Sorrow20150519

Donald Macleod explores the events of 1625, a grief-stricken year in Schutz's life.

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music", Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). In today's episode Donald uncovers the events of 1625 - a particularly grief-stricken year in the life of the German composer.

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Donald Macleod looks at Schutz's role as Kapellmeister of the Elector of Saxony, where he worked for 57 years.

Including:

Nunc Dimittis, SWV 432

The Sixteen

Harry Christophers (conductor)

COR 16036 - Tr 2

Psalms 98, 84

Laurence Cummings (organ)

Oxford Camerata

Jeremy Summerly (conductor)

Naxos 8 553044 - Trs 4, 5, 7

3 Symphoniae Sacrae

Cantus Colln

Concerto Palatino

Konrad Junghanel (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi HMC 901850 51 - CD 2, Tr 1

Psalm 100

Tapiola Chamber Choir

Paul Hillier (conductor)

Finlandia 522082 - CD 2, Tr 5.

03Travels20150520

Donald Macleod on Schutz's years away from Germany in the aftermath of his wife's death.

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music" Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). In Wednesday's programme, Donald focuses on Schutz's years away from Germany in the aftermath of his wife's death.

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Donald Macleod looks at the effect war had on Schutz's life and music.

Including:

Dulcissime et benignissime Christe

Dresden Kreuzchor

Rudolf Mauersberger (conductor)

Berlin Classics 0094492BC - CD 4, Tr 8

Syncharma musicum

Weser-Renaissance Bremen

Manfred Cordes (conductor)

CPO 999 518 2 - Tr 15

Da pacem domine, in diebus nostris

Capella Fidicinia

Berlin Classics 0091872 BC - Tr 6

Kleine geistliche Konzerte

Agnes Mellon (soprano)

Mark Padmore (tenor)

Peter Kooy (bass)

Collegium Vocale

Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

Harmonia Mundi 901534 - Trs 7, 3, 12, 6

Geistliche Chormusik (excerpts)

Chorus of Emmanuel Music

Craig Smith (conductor)

Koch 3 7174 2H1 - Trs 2, 4, 7.

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music", Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). Today, Donald focuses on the years Schutz spent at the penniless court in Dresden, where musicians' wages frequently went unpaid. Schutz was desperate to retire, but found his pleas ignored by the aged Elector Johann Georg I.

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music", Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672). Today, Donald focuses on the years Schutz spent at the penniless court in Dresden, where musicians' wages frequently went unpaid. Schutz was desperate to retire, but found his pleas ignored by the aged Elector Johann Georg I.

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

Donald Macleod focuses on Schutz's years spent at the penniless court in Dresden.

04A Decade Attempting to Retire20150521

Donald Macleod focuses on Schutz's years spent at the penniless court in Dresden.

05Final Years20150522

Exploring Schutz's final years after he eventually succeeded in his attempts to retire.

Donald Macleod explores the life and music of the man described as the "father of German Music" Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672). In this week's final programme, Donald explores Schütz's final years as he eventually succeeded in his attempts to retire and set to writing a final monumental "swan song".

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Donald Macleod introduces music including Schutz's Swansong - a setting of Psalm 119, the longest chapter in the Bible.

Including:

3 Symphoniae Sacrae

Emma Kirkby (soprano)

James Bowman (alto)

Nigel Rogers (tenor)

Stephen Varcoe (bass)

Purcell Quartet

0566/7 - CD 1, Trs 7, 11; CD 2, Tr 12

Musikalische exequien

The Sixteen

Harry Christophers (conductor)

Coro COR16036 - Tr 6

Der Schwangesang; Deutsches Magnificat

Tapiola Chamber Choir

Paul Hillier (conductor)

Finlandia 522082 - CD 1, Tr 4; CD 2, Tr 6.