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Episode #2784

New Medieval German Music

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

For this New Sounds, take a new look at the medieval German music, especially the Carmina Burana - the surprisingly earthy songs by monks which inspired Carl Orff's famous oratorio of that name. Listen to takes on these songs from a brand new record by John Potter and The Dowland Project. There's also something from the Berry Hayward Consort, music from Estampie, and more.

PROGRAM #2784, A New Look at Medieval German Songs (First aired on Wednesday, 4-2-08)




ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

The Dowland Project

Romaria

Dolce Solum [6:30]

ECM #1970 www.ecmrecords.com

Berry Hayward Consort

Carmina Burana

Non te lusisse [3:00]

Auvidis #112763
Out of print.

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana (Deutschen Oper Berlin /E. Jochum)

Veris leta facies [3;30]

Deutsche Grammophon #447437 **
Amazon.com*

Berry Hayward Consort

Carmina Burana

Veris Dulcis [5:00]

See above.

The Dowland Project

Romaria

Veris Dulcis [5:00]

See above.

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana (Deutschen Oper Berlin/E. Jochum)

Fortune planga vulnera [2:30]

See above.

Estampie

Crusaders - in nomine domini

Imperator Rex Graecorum [5:00]

Christophorus #77183 ** MusiContact GmbH Helikon Heuauerweg 21 69124 Heidelberg Germany

The Dowland Project

Romaria

Der Oben Swebt [5:00]

See above.

Lou Harrison

Chamber And Gamelan Works

Variations [5:30]

New World #80643 ** www.newworldrecords.org

Comments [2]

bruce hyman from new jersey

hi
i'm trying to understand what the "stream" function is when go to open a newsounds program archive. i dont know what it means, dont know how or why i should open it, and cant find software that speaks to it. otherwise, things are fine. would you please help this technically incompetent person to understand what is going on?

Sep. 22 2010 04:12 PM
Jenny from NYC Ques. re Monks & Carmina Burana

Dear Mr. Schaefer,
Thank you for the music tonight; it is beautiful.
I have a question about Carmina Burana.
When I was a child, sometime in the 1960s or 1970s, I heard from adults (political activists at that time, who loved Orff's work in part because of its political history) that there was a group of Monks who sang Carmina Burana who were killed for it. I don't remember when or where, but I believe it was in the Middle Ages. I can't find anything about that online. Have you ever heard this? Can you suggest where I might find the answer?
Thanks again.
--Jenny

Mar. 14 2010 11:54 PM

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