Josquin at 500 (CD Review)

Josquin: Missa Hercules Dux Ferrarie – Missa D’ung aultre amer – Missa Faysant regretz Tallis Scholars Gimell Records   Josquin Motets and Mass Movements Brabant Ensemble Hyperion Records   The Golden Renaissance: Josquin des Prez Stile Antico Decca Classics   While scholarly consensus on Josquin’s birthdate has moved around over time (current estimates are aroundContinue reading “Josquin at 500 (CD Review)”

Brabant Sings Hellinck and Lupi (CD Review)

Lupus Hellinck – Missa Surrexit pastor bonus Johannes Lupi – Motets The Brabant Ensemble; Stephen Rice, conductor Hyperion CD A68304 Lupus Hellinck (1493-1541)  isn’t a household name among mid-Renaissance composers. Based on a new recording of his Missa Surrexit pastor bonus, Hellinck’s work deserves wider currency. Despite having several pieces attributed to him that wereContinue reading “Brabant Sings Hellinck and Lupi (CD Review)”