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In the Mode: July 7, 2013

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Next time on  In the Mode music by Philippe Verdelot, performed by the English Ensemble Alamire, led by David Skinner. Verdelot was an important composer of Italian madrigals in the early 16th century, He was French, but held several important posts in Italy. In the mid 1520s a set of part-books were assembled in Florence, probably under Verdelot's supervision, for the court of Henry VIII. We’ll hear the first recording of some of those madrigals.
 
CD Title: Philippe Verdelot, Madrigals for a Tudor King
Performer: Alamire
CD label: OBSIDIAN 703