Gallus (Jacob Handl)
was one of the great composers of the Renaissance period.
Scarcely known today, Gallus' music stands out as a monument
to beauty and spirituality. He was born in 1550 somewhere in
Carniola, probably in Ribnica in Sovenia. He died in Prague in 1591.
Misicum and missa super Sancta Maria
This is a fine album of motets and a mass by this wonderful
and little-known Renaissance composer. It is highly recommended.
Buy it while it is available. Huelgas Ensemble. Paul Van Nevel,
director. Sony 64305
super Elisabethae Impletum Est Tempus
The Prague Madrigal Singers. Musica Antiqua Vienna. Miiroslav
Venhoda, director. Supraphon 11 0679-2
super Sancta Maria
Camerata Bratislava. Jan Rozehnal, director. Slovart Records
Czech Philharmonic Chorus of Brno. Petr Fiala, director.
Supraphon SU 3280-2 231.
ad imitationem Pater noster and motets
Wiener Sängerknaben. Acanta 41 303.
Mysteriosa (Box Set)