Sacred works of Hieronymus Praetorius

June 7, 2023, 10:00 pm

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The Paumgartner family, kneeling on the ground. On the left are the brothers Lucas and Stephan with their father Martin, and Barbara Paumgartner's second husband, Hans Schönbach. Barbara Paumgartner with her two daughters.
Albrecht Dürer: Adoration of the Child (The Paumgartner Altarpiece)

Spanning the late Renaissance and the early Baroque, North German composer and organist Hieronymus Praetorius is revered for his polychoral settings of masses and the Magnificat.

Recorded live in concert June 4, 2022 in Regensburg’s Dreieinigkeitskirche, Lutheran Trinity Church, as part of the Regensburg Early Music Days Festival. Thanks to WFMT’s association with the European Broadcasting Union, we’re able to share this program as a stream for thirty days following the broadcast. A blue “listen” button will appear when the link is accessible.


Hieronymus Praetorius (1560-1629)
Dixit Dominus
Nunc dimittis
Sequenz – Grates nunc omnes
Angelus ad pastores ait
Ecce Dominum veniet
Exultate iusti
Laudate Dominum
Jubilate deo
Ecce quam bonum
Sequenz – Victimae Paschali Laudes
Levavi oculos meos
Responsorium – Decantabat populus


William Byrd (1543-1623)
O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth Our Queen (encore)


Alamire; David Skinner, conductor
His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts
Hugh Rowlands, organ