Going Beyond Words Host, Stan Schmidt begins the new year with some classic choral music including three Renaissance Christmas motets recorded by The Sixteen with Harry Christophers from their newly released 2018 CD. The new disc is spritely and accurate with such composers as Sweelinck, Handel Eccard, Lassus, Dering, Byrd, Guerrero and more………….the feature CD has just been released by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, PA celebrating their 120th Anniversary with the music of George Frideric Handel’s “Ode for Saint Cecilia’s Day”. Written in 1739 this work has become a choral classic and is a joy to listen to. The soprano soloist is Cassandra Lamoine with the Bass is Benjamin Butterfield. The Bach Choir from Bethlehem is assisted by the Bach Festival Orchestra with Greg Funfgeld on the Podium. If you have any questions about Going Beyond Words send me a note. Perhaps you would like to recommend literature to be heard.
For a look at the CD”s used and a complete list of music heard to the blog of WWW.GOINGBEYONDWORDS website and click on show 2513.