Purcell composed an anthem and two elegies for Queen Mary II’s funeral, his ‘Funeral Sentences’ and ‘Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary’.
Performed by the Purcell Quartet
Something rather well-known today. Enjoy.
Chamber music is on the menu today.
Johann Joseph Fux (1660 – 1741) was an Austrian composer and court musician of the late Baroque era.
Here’s something light for the first Sunday in 2020.
Zelenka’s music is admired for its harmonic inventiveness and counterpoint.
The Crib and the Cross belong together.
Here’s something a bit more contemplative.
Margaret Theresa’s 4-year-old self, painted by her father King Philip IV of Spain’s favorite court painter.