Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)

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01Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Child Of The Reformation20170501

Donald Macleod explores Praetorius's early years as the son of a Lutheran pastor.

01Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Child Of The Reformation20170501

Donald Macleod explores Praetorius's early years as the son of a Lutheran pastor.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald explores Praetorius's early years as the son of a Lutheran pastor and his first steps into the musical world.

Terpsichore - Passamezzo
Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow (conductor)

Num Komm der Heiden Heiland
Apollo's Fire
Jeannette Sorrell (conductor)

Victimae paschali laudes a 1
Weser-Renaissance
Manfred Cordes (conductor)

Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren
Friedhelm Flamme (organ)

Choral Fantasy on Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Jean-Charles Ablitzer (organ)

Magnificat super Ecce Maria et Sydus ex claro et al.
Viva Voce

Fundamenta Tenet I & II
Dominique Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la Torre

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

01Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Child Of The Reformation20170501

Donald Macleod explores Praetorius's early years as the son of a Lutheran pastor.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald explores Praetorius's early years as the son of a Lutheran pastor and his first steps into the musical world.

Terpsichore - Passamezzo
Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow (conductor)

Num Komm der Heiden Heiland
Apollo's Fire
Jeannette Sorrell (conductor)

Victimae paschali laudes a 1
Weser-Renaissance
Manfred Cordes (conductor)

Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren
Friedhelm Flamme (organ)

Choral Fantasy on Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Jean-Charles Ablitzer (organ)

Magnificat super Ecce Maria et Sydus ex claro et al.
Viva Voce

Fundamenta Tenet I and II
Dominique Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la Torre

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

02Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Court Kapellmeister20170502

Donald Macleod focuses on how Praetorius established himself in Wolfenbuttel.

02Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Court Kapellmeister20170502

Donald Macleod focuses on how Praetorius established himself in Wolfenbuttel.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald explores the years in which Praetorius established himself in Wolfenbüttel, setting up home with a new wife and son, aided by a promotion from the Duke.

Terpsichore - Suite No 3
The New York Renaissance Band
Sally Logemann (conductor)

Jubilate Domino I & II
Dominique Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la Torre

Aus tiefer Not
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

O Lux beata Trinitas
William Porter (organ)

Erstanden ist der helige Christ
Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Manfred Cordes (conductor)

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Dresden Kreuzchor
Martin Flämig (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

02Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Court Kapellmeister20170502

Donald Macleod focuses on how Praetorius established himself in Wolfenbuttel.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald explores the years in which Praetorius established himself in Wolfenbüttel, setting up home with a new wife and son, aided by a promotion from the Duke.

Terpsichore - Suite No 3
The New York Renaissance Band
Sally Logemann (conductor)

Jubilate Domino I and II
Dominique Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la Torre

Aus tiefer Not
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

O Lux beata Trinitas
William Porter (organ)

Erstanden ist der helige Christ
Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Manfred Cordes (conductor)

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Dresden Kreuzchor
Martin Flämig (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

03Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Travels And Sudden Death20170503

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's diplomatic travels for Duke Heinrich Julius.

03Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Travels And Sudden Death20170503

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's diplomatic travels for Duke Heinrich Julius.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald focuses on the travels Praetorius made as a diplomat for Duke Heinrich Julius and the sets of sacred music in Latin he published before the duke's untimely death.

Vater unser in dem Himmel
Knabenchor Hannover
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)

Christus, der uns selig macht a 8
Boys of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans
The Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow (conductor)

Magnificat per omnes versus super ut re mi fa sol la
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Vita sanctorum decus angelorum
Hennig Voss (alto)
Hans Jorg Mammel (tenor)
Nils Ole Peters (baritone)
Michael Jackel (bass)
Soloists and chorus of the Knabenchor Hannover
Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble
Bremer Lautten Chor
Hille Perl & The Sirius Viols
Margit Schultheiß (organ)
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)
Jorg Breiding (conductor)

Salve rex noster
Dominiue Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la torre
Katharina Bauml (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

03Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: Travels And Sudden Death20170503

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's diplomatic travels for Duke Heinrich Julius.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In today's episode, Donald focuses on the travels Praetorius made as a diplomat for Duke Heinrich Julius and the sets of sacred music in Latin he published before the duke's untimely death.

Vater unser in dem Himmel
Knabenchor Hannover
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)

Christus, der uns selig macht a 8
Boys of the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Albans
The Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow (conductor)

Magnificat per omnes versus super ut re mi fa sol la
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Vita sanctorum decus angelorum
Hennig Voss (alto)
Hans Jorg Mammel (tenor)
Nils Ole Peters (baritone)
Michael Jackel (bass)
Soloists and chorus of the Knabenchor Hannover
Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble
Bremer Lautten Chor
Hille Perl and The Sirius Viols
Margit Schultheiß (organ)
Klaus Eichhorn (organ)
Jorg Breiding (conductor)

Salve rex noster
Dominiue Visse (countertenor)
Capella de la torre
Katharina Bauml (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

04Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A New Employer And Terpsichore20170504

Donald Macleod focuses on the years Praetorius spent at the Dresden court.

04Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A New Employer And Terpsichore20170504

Donald Macleod focuses on the years Praetorius spent at the Dresden court.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. As today's episode begins, Praetorius has just suffered the death of his friend and employer Duke Heinrich Julius. Donald focuses on the years Praetorius spent at the Dresden court in mourning as acting director of music, and the composition of his most famous work - Terpsichore

Terpsichore - Volte CCXXXII a 4
Ricercare Ensemble fur Alte Musik, Zurich

Missodia - Kyrie, Gloria and Agnus Dei
Weser-Renaissance Bremen
Manfred Cordes (conductor)

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Musica Fiata
La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson (conductor)

Terpsichore - Bransle de villages; Philou; La Canair; The old Spagnoletta; Stil, stil een Reys
Ricercare Ensemble fur Alte Musik, Zurich

Terpsichore - Bransles de Poictu (II/1, 3); Branse double
Capriccio Stravagante
Skip Sempe (conductor)

Terpsichore - Volte I
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Terpsichore - Ballet des feus
Triton Trombone Quartet

Terpsichore - Gavotte - La Bouree
Cincinnati Wind Orchestra

In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr
Musica Fiata
La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

05Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A Farewell To Myself20170505

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's final years and works.

05Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A Farewell To Myself20170505

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's final years and works.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age - Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In this week's final programme, Donald Macleod explores Michael Praetorius's final years and works, as the musical establishment in Wolfenbüttel declines and he loses his job.

Ein feste Burg...
Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
Instrumenta Musica
Matthias Grunert (organ & conductor)

Missa: gantz Teudsch - Gloria
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Magnificat: Meine Seel erhebt den Herren
Musica Fiata
La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson (conductor)

Quem pastores laudavere
Choir of Westminster Cathedral
The Parley of Instruments
David Hill (conductor)

Der CXVI - Psalm Davids
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.

05Breaking Free - Martin Luther's Revolution: A Farewell To Myself20170505

Donald Macleod focuses on Praetorius's final years and works.

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age - Michael Praetorius - a key figure in the music of the Reformation. In this week's final programme, Donald Macleod explores Michael Praetorius's final years and works, as the musical establishment in Wolfenbüttel declines and he loses his job.

Ein feste Burg...
Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
Instrumenta Musica
Matthias Grunert (organ and conductor)

Missa: gantz Teudsch - Gloria
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Magnificat: Meine Seel erhebt den Herren
Musica Fiata
La Capella Ducale
Roland Wilson (conductor)

Quem pastores laudavere
Choir of Westminster Cathedral
The Parley of Instruments
David Hill (conductor)

Der CXVI - Psalm Davids
Huelgas Ensemble
Paul van Nevel (conductor)

Producer: Sam Phillips

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free series of programmes exploring Martin Luther's Revolution.