Tag: Ave Maria

  • Ave Maria: Program Notes

    Ave Maria: Program Notes

    Josquin des Prez and Heinrich Isaac were two Renaissance composers with two quite different characters, in music and in life. We know what Isaac’s signature looked like because he dutifully signed the account books as a musical servant of the Emperor Maximilian. We know what Josquin’s signature looked like because he carved it (not at…

  • Meet Blake Applegate, guest conductor of “Ave Maria”

    Meet Blake Applegate, guest conductor of “Ave Maria”

    Blake Applegate is one of Cappella Romana’s original singers, having taken part in the ensemble’s first concert in 1991. He is Director of Cantores in Ecclesia, assuming leadership of the organization upon the retirement of his father, Dean Applegate, in the spring of 2010.  Prior to his appointment as Director, Blake served as Assistant Director,…

  • The Tallis Scholars: Metamorphosis

    The Tallis Scholars: Metamorphosis

    METAMORPHOSIS H. Praetorius: Magnificat IV Gibbons: Magnificat (‘Short’) Pärt: Magnificat Sheppard: Our father Tavener: Our father (1999 version) Stravinsky: Otche nash Palestrina: Pater noster (a5) Gallus: Pater noster (a8) Interval Chant: Ave Maria Mouton: Ave Maria – virgo serena Stravinsky: Bogoroditse devo Pärt: Bogoroditse devo Gibbons: Nunc dimittis (‘Short’) Eccard: Maria wallt zum Heiligtum Pärt:…