Composer of the Week is a Music programme.

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Composer of the Week

Donald Macleod explores the life and career of the most revered composers of his age, Michael Praetorius, who was a key figure in the music of the Reformation. 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. Num Komm der Heiden Heiland. Apollo's Fire/Jeannette Sorrell. Victimae paschali laudes a 1. Weser-Renaissance/Manfred Cordes. 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. episode 1.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Composer of the Week next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three May 1st, 12:00pm and on BBC Radio Three May 1st, 6:30pm. See more...