This week, two choral masses from the late 17th century by Johann Caspar Kerll (1627-1693) featuring the Dresden Boys Choir.
JOHANN CASPAR KERLL (1627-1693): MISSAE
1) Missa Renovationis ("Renovation Mass")
2) Missa Non sine quare (Mass "Not Without Reason")
Anna Moritz, soprano (1,2); Dorothea Wagner, soprano (1); Alexander Schneider, countertenor (1,2); Clemens Volkmar, tenor (1,2); Christian Berger, tenor (1); Philipp Brömsel
Dresden Boys Choir; instrumental ensemble
CONDUCTOR: Matthias Jung
A new CD on the German import label Cantate (C-58031).
And we fill out the hour with a short piece by HEINRICH SCHÜTZ from his "Symphonie Sacrae" of 1629, "Paratum cor meum," SWV 257, performed by Capella Fidicinia of Leipzig, Hans Grüss conducting (from a 1985 CD on the Capriccio label, 10 045 [no longer available])