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Composer of the Week: Lassus

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4/5. The Renaissance saw a renewal of interest in Classical poetry as well as a blossoming in contemporary writing.
Lassus set both ancient and modern poetry to music. Presented by Donald Macleod and Jeremy Summerly.
Dulces Exuviae (Dido's Lament)
Huelgas Ensemble, director Paul van Nevel Lagrime di San Pietro Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb (sopranos),
Mary Nichols and Cathy Cass (altos),
Joseph Cornwell and Andrew King (tenors),
Richard Wistreich (bass), Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight

Contributors

Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Presented By: Jeremy Summerly.
Director: Paul van Nevel
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Evelyn Tubb
Sopranos: Mary Nichols
Sopranos: Cathy Cass
Unknown: Joseph Cornwell
Tenors: Andrew King
Bass: Richard Wistreich
Director: Anthony Rooley

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Composer of the Week: Lassus

BBC Radio 3, 8 December 2005 12.00






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