Program #1933

New Sounds gets Medieval in tonight's installment. We hear Icelandic eddas by Sequentia, an excerpt from "Beowulf" by Benjamin Bagby (pictured), plus several sequences and songs by Hildegard von Bingen and Brigitte von Schweden.

PROGRAM # 1933, Ancient Music for a Modern Age (First aired on Thurs., 7/5/01)





Sverrir Guðjonsson

Epitaph - Medieval Iceland

Prologue [3:30]
The Long Spring [1:00]
Iceland [1:30]
Kyrie [1:30]
My Tongue Be Not Reluctant [1:30]

Opus 111 #30-253. or Also distr. by Harmonia Mundi, or
available on*


Edda - Myths from Medieval Iceland

Baldyr's Dreams [9:30]

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi #77381**
Available on*

Benjamin Bagby

WNYC Live, January 4, 2001

Beowulf, excerpt [3:30]

Not commercially available.


Ancient Music for a Modern Age

Bishop Ato: O Adiutor [5:30]

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi #61868**
Available on*

Les Flamboyants

Hildegard von Bingen & Birgitta von Schweden

Hildegard: O Viridissima Virga [5:30]

Birgitta: Christe Patris Excelsi [6:00]

Klang Raum #9802.

Einojuhani Rautavaara

The Myth of Sampo

II [6:00]

Ondine #892.** or available on*

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