rsli logo


Rachel Begley leading
  1. J.S. Bach (1685-1750) “Brich an, die schone Wunderlich” from the Christmas Oratoria
  2. J.S. Bach  “Wir setzen hier in Tranen” from the St. Matthew Passion
  3. Claudio Monteverdi (1587-1620) “Lauda, Jerusalem, Dominum” from the Vespers of 1610
Valerie Horst leading
  1. John Black (c.1520-1587): “Report upon ‘When shall my sorrowful sighing slake,'" quoting the melody of Tallis’ earlier piece of the same name and combining it with a Scottish hymn tune. STT/AB.
  2. Gines de Morata, composer at the Portuguese Court (fl. 1550): “Ninfa Gentil”. STupTB
  3. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621): “Christ Lag in Todesbanden”: SATB + TBGbCb
Wendy Powers leading in a session she called "Regrets"
  1. Hayne van Ghizeghem (1445-c.1476) “Allez, Regrets” a 3 (LPM 197)
  2. Josquin des Prez (c.1450-1521) "Mille Regretz" a 4 (NAWM Vol. 1)
  3. Cristobal de Morales (c.1500-1553) “ Sanctus” from “Missa Mille Regretz” a 6 - CPDL
  4. Tielman Susato (c.1500-1562) “Mille Regretz" a 3 (1544) - CPDL (not done, lack of time)
  5. Susato “Pavan 1: Mille Regretz" a 4 - LPM 101 (not done, lack of time)
  6. Antoine Brumel (c.1460-1512) “Tous les Regretz” a 4 - CPDL
  7. Nicolas Gombert (1495-c.1560) “Tous les Regretz” a 6 - CPDL

In addition, the group began with the ARS “Waltz” a 4 by James Chaudoir, written for the ARS’ Play the Recorder Month (1917), and ended with the “Hymn” (4 parts) from the tone poem “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

Larry Lipnik leading
  1. Guami (1540-1611) - "La Todeschina" (Canzonette Francese) - SATB
  2. Crequillon (1505-57) - "Toutes les Nuictz" (Chanson) - published by Susato - AupTTB
  3. Lasso (1532-94) - "Toutes les Nuitz) (Chanson) - AupAupTTGb
  4. de Wert (1535-96) - "Vaghi boschetti…" (Madrigal, Book 6) - SAATB (+Contra)
Susan Hellauer leading
  1. From the Bamberg Codex (French, late 13th century)
       Hocket: In seculum breve
       Hocket: In seculum d’Amiens Longum
       Hocket: In seculum viellatoris

  2. From the Montpellier Codex (French, c. 1300)   Motet: On doit fin amor/La biaute ma dame/IN SECULUM
       Motet: Ja n’amerai/[In seculum]/[In seculum]/IN SECULUM
Larry Zukof led a happy group of players in the following pieces on December 10th.
  1. -Vom Himmel hoch by M. Praetorius 2 settings: #1 STB and #2 SSB (LPM/EML #300)
  2. Vom Himmel hoch double choir setting (also M.Praetorius), SAAT (texted) and SATB (instrumental)    Hawthornes RA 102, Greg Lewin, ed.
  3. Barechu by Salomone Rossi SAB
  4. Maoz Tsur (Rock of Ages text) old world melody with harmonization by B. Marcello (Facsimile)
  5. Gaudete Omnes by J. Sweelinck 5-part SSATB /wiki/Gaudete_omnes_et_laetamini,_SwWV_182_(Sweelinck, Jan_Pieterszoon)
11.12.16  Priscilla Herreid leading
Music from the Mulliner Book of keyboard pieces,
probably compiled between 1545 and 1570, and arranged for recorders by Priscilla
  1. My Friends
  2. Like as the Chained Wight
  3. When shall my sorrowful sighing slake -Thomas Tallis - AupTT
  4. Quia fecit - John Sheppard
  5. In Nomine - John Taverner - SATB
10.8.16 Gene Murrow leading
5-part music by John Dowland (1563-1626), originally written for viols.
  1. Mrs. Nichols Almand
  2. M. John Lanston's Pavan (at 4 foot and 8 foot pitch, together or alternating)
  3. The Earl of Essex Galliard
9.10.16 Rachel Begley leading
  1. Thomas Stoltzer (1480-1526): Ich Klag den Tag und alle Stund - SATB
  2. Ludwig Senfl (1486-1543): Ich Klag den Tag…..SATB
  3. Senfl:  Ich Klag den Tag…..6 part setting: SAATTB  (EML 334)
  4. Andrew Charlton (1928-1997): A German Songfest  --SATB (Provincetown Bookshop Editions #9)
                 #5 - Schlaf, Kindchen schlaf
                 #1 - Doktor Eisenbart