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Bonum est was a radio-program on Sacred Chant by Geert Maessen, Oliver Gerlach1,

Ferhat Arslan2 and Magdalena Kuhn3, broadcasted by Concertzender.

All programs can be streamed 'on demand' on the internet.

 

            The links below give access to info & streams:

            ... and a short explanation:

 

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1513    Psalm 151 and the Coptic liturgy (March 20, 2016)

            ... several ensembles and chants from the Coptic Holy Week

1501    Ensemble Ison (February 21, 2016)

            ... Oliver Gerlach's ensemble for improvised medieval music

1491    A Zikr from the Cerrahî Sufis (January 17, 2016)

            ... recording of the oldest sufi order still in existence in Istanbul

148     The Benedictine Monks of Norcia (December 20, 2015)

            ... Marian chants from Saint Benedicts birthplace in Nursia

147     The Mystery of Gregorian Chant: a Course (November 15, 2015)

            ... the monks of Silos teach Gregorian (booklet) and their own Mozarabic Chant

146     The Winchester Troper (September 20, 2015)

            ... Discantus sings the earliest European polyphony and new compositions

145     From Phanar to Saray (July 19, 2015)

            ... Kudsi Erguner: esthetics from Byzantium and the Ottoman Empire

144     Cantate & Jubilate and Ferenc Sapszon (June 21, 2015)

            ... in 2015 for the sixth time at the Gregorian Chant Festival in Watou (Belgium)

143     Música Arabigo Andaluza (711-1492) (May 17, 2015)

            ... from Córdoba to Bagdad, familiar with Mozarabic & Gregorian chant

142     Hermannus Contractus (1013-1054) (April 19, 2015)

            ... compositions of the eleventh-century Stephen Hawking

141     Psalms from Algeria (March 15, 2015)

            ... beyond a New Rome Constantine also founded a New Jerusalem

1401    Carnaval in Lucania and Calabria (February 15, 2015)

            ... great filmmusic with a trance-inducing Tarantella

139     Vespers for Saint Charlemagne (January 18, 2015)

            ... since antipope Pascal III in 1165 celebrated on January 28

138     Byzantium before the fall of Constantinopel (December 18, 2014)

            ... the Play of the Furnace and the Vespers of St Catherine

1371,2   Traditional music from Kurdistan (November 20, 2014)

            ... life and suffering of a people as source for their religious music

136     Requiem - Ars Nova Copenhagen (October 30, 2014)

            ... Samhain & All Souls, Old & New, Ockeghem & Sørensen

135     The book of Revelation according to the Tiburtina Ensemble (September 25, 2014)

            ... chant from the Huelgas Codex with modern improvised music

134     The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (August 28, 2014)

            ... Cappella Romana directed by Alexander Lingas sings Peter Michaelides

133     Chant & Flamenco (July 31, 2014)

            ... a possible link in the musical pre-history of Southern Spain

132     Schola Gregoriana Monacensis: the ordinary Sundays of the year (May 22, 2014)

            ... since the nineties the new chant standard for many

131     Easter in St Martins Abbey of Beuron (April 24, 2014)

            ... in the fifties and sixties the chant standard for many

 

After a small year of absence, broadcasts each third (or last) Sunday (or Thursday)

 

130     Seikilos - Reading Music Notation (July 4, 2013)

            ... from the earliest completely preserved composition to Turkmenistan

129     Barefoot from Rome to Prague (June 27, 2013)

            ... through Old-European traditions in disuse to Bohemia

1281    Arbëreshë - liturgy and paraliturgy from Lucania and Calabria (June 20, 2013)

            ... old and new fieldrecordings from Magna Graecia

1271    Otec Stiliyan and the Divine Liturgy of John Chrysostom (June 13, 2013)

            ... Bačkovo monastery, with bleating sheep and work in the garden

1261    Samuel Benaroya and the Maftitrim van Edirne (June 6, 2013)

            ... seven Ottoman makams in Turkish-Jewish style

1251    Mevlevi Sema - the ceremony of the whirling dervishes (May 30, 2013)

            ... makan sabâ; Tamburi Büyük Osman Bey & Hammamizade İsmail Dede Efendi

124     Pentecost with Fulvio Rampi and I Cantori Gregoriani (May 23, 2013)

            ... restored and semiologically performed chant in 1995

123     Orthodox chant from Valaam (May 16, 2013)

            ... to celebrate 20 years of monastic life after communism

1221    Saint Nicholas and the processions of Bari (May 9, 2013)

            ... fieldrecordings (and more) from Saint Nicholas at the Adriatic (May 9)

121     Voices - the sisters from Avignon (May 2, 2013)

            ... Decca's first choice from 70 convents

120     Taizé - Ô toi l'au-delà de tout (April 25, 2013)

            ... songs form the international ecumenical monastic order

119     The Great Responsories of the Night-Office (April 11, 2013)

            ... one of the very few places where all of these are still sung

118     Easter - Misa Mozárabe (April 4, 2013)

            ... a nearly complete Mass from the Mozarabic rite

117     Spanish, Hungarian and other lamentations for Holy Week (March 28, 2013)

            ... different melodies and texts

1161    Eastern Liturgies 20 - Grecìa Salentina - I passiùna tu Cristù (March 21, 2013)

            ... the kalimera-tradition of Lazarus-Saturday

115     Dobszay & Eben - Gloria laus et honor tibi sit (March 14. 2013)

            ... chant for Palm Sunday and Holy Week

114     Poisblaud - Gregorian chant for Passiontide (March 7, 2013)

            ... the art of the cantor in the first millennium

113     Mozarabic Chant from Santo Domingo de Silos (February 28, 2013)

            ... Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros & Germán Prado

112     Organum - Lux perpetua / Requiem (February 21, 2013)

            ... the funeral mass from the Occo Codex

111     Schola Gregoriana Monacensis - Three Sundays in Lent (February 14, 2013)

            ... the eight CD of these promotors of the Graduale Novum

1101,2   Eastern Liturgies 19 - Sufi music of the Bektashi Order (February 7, 2013)

            ... in music and dance searching for Divine Love, the One

109     Amarcord, Chant from Leipzig, ca 1300 (January 31, 2013)

            ... masses for Dedication of a Church and the Apostle Thomas

108     Mysterium Crucis (January 3, 2013)

            ... Feasts for the Exaltation and the finding of the Holy Cross

107     Christmas - Eastern Liturgies 18 - Coptic Christians in Cairo (December 27, 2012)

            ... the student cathedralchoir of St Marcus in Cairo

1061    Eastern Liturgies 17 - Iakovos Nafpliotis (1864-1942) (January 10, 2013)

            ... the Old School of the Patriarchate in Istanbul

105     Graindelavoix & Björn Schmelzer - Ossuaires (December 13, 2012)

            ... 1 Psalm and 4 responsories for Elisabeth of Hungary

104     The Hilliard Ensemble & Jan Garbarek (saxophone) (December 6, 2012)

            ... Officium from 1994, the first CD of a fruitful collaboration

103     Schola Gregoriana Monacensis - Prope est Dominus (November 29, 2012)

            ... Chants for Advent reconstructed according semiological principles

102     Schola Resupina - Canticum Amantissimi (November 22, 2012)

            ... Psalm 44 (45), Maria and organ

101     Trialogue - Hinduism, Christianity & Islam (November 15, 2012)

            ... Aruna Sairam, Dominique Vellard, Noureddin Tahiri e.a.

100     Trio Gregoriana sings the Russolo-Vespers (November 8, 2012)

            ... celebrating ten years Trio Gregoriana; see here the movie

099     Eastern Liturgies 16 - Father Dositheos (1912-1991) (November 1, 2012)

            ... a blind priest as shining example

098     Eastern Liturgies 15 - Along the Via Egnatia (October 25, 2012)

            ... from Constantinopel via Bulgaria and Epirus back to Rome

097     Dominique Vellard - Veritas mea (October 18, 2012)

            ... this LP provided the tune for Bonum est

096     Eastern Liturgies 14 - The Divine Liturgie in Minsk (October 11, 2012)

            ... Byzantine, Russian and Bulgarian chant from the Saint Elisabeth monastery

095     Sequenses from Norway (October 4, 2012)

            ... medieval sequenses for norwegian and other saints

094     Eastern Liturgies 13 - Qaraqosh - Christians from Iraq (September 27, 2012)

            ... several choirs from northern Iraq, with a clear influence from the West

093     Eastern Liturgies 12 - Three Armenian CD's (September 20, 2012)

            ... Lusine Zakarian et al. sing Komitas Vardapet & Makar Yekmalian

092     Barbara Zanichelli - Hildegard von Bingen (September 13, 2012)

            ... wayward interpretation of antiphons, lectures and responsories

091     Psallentes - Lambertus (September 6, 2012)

            ... antiphons and responsories for 7th century Lambertus

090     Vox Clamantis - Filia Sion (August 30, 2012)

            ... chants about the old-testament "daughter of Sion"

089     Eastern Liturgies 11 - Petros Bereketis - Theotoke Parthene (August 23, 2012)

            ... Byzantine chant for Mary as Mother of God

088     Assumption of Mary - Clemens VI, Avignon XIV century (August 16, 2012)

            ... a 14th-century mass

087     Christopher Page & Gothic Voices (August 9, 2012)

            ... music for church and court, 12th till 15th century

086     Tetsuro Hanai & Vocal Ensemble Cappella (August 2, 2012)

            ... lamentations and Maria-motets from an Alamire manuscript

085     Discantus - Hortus Deliciarum (July 26, 2012)

            ... twelfth and thirteenth-century chant

084     Red Byrd - A Scottish Lady Mass (July 19, 2012)

            ... twelth-century St Andrews in Scotland

083     Anonymous 4 - Miracles of Compostella (July 12, 2012)

            ... music from the stolen and found Calixtinus manuscript

082     Eastern Liturgies 10 - Chevetogne (July 5, 2012)

            ... Eastern Liturgy in the West

081     Eastern Liturgies 9 - Thyrathen - post-byzantine music (June 28, 2012)

            ... Eastern music during the Western classical period

080     Eastern Liturgies 8 - Divna & Lycourgos Angelopoulos (June 21, 2012)

            ... Greek Orthodox and Serbian Orthodox chant

079     Gregorian Festivals 2012 - Watou / Ravenstein (June 14, 2012)

            ... some performers of the festivals in 2012

078     László Dobszay - Mass and Vespers for Epiphany (June 7, 2012)

            ... the Milanese version, recordings from 2010

077     Pentecost with Wim van Gerven - Mass and Vespers (May 31, 2012)

            ... recordings from 1969 when the Dutch liturgy made its appearance

076     Eastern Liturgies 7: Byzantine chant - le Choeur Byzantin de Grèce (May 24, 2012)

            ... one of the great exemples for Marcel Pérès

075     Schola Cantorum Karolus Magnus - The Martyred Virgins (May 17, 2012)

            ... a monument for the female victims of violence

074     Psallentes - Bellum & Pax (May 10, 2012)

            ... Renaissance music for war and peace

073     Easter with Hubert Dopf and Fulvio Rampi (May 3, 2012)

            ... Easter chants from recent overview boxes

072     Easter - Les trois Maries (April 26,2012)

            ... a fourteenth-century Easterplay from Origny-Sainte-Benoîte

071     Eastern Liturgies 6: Ottoman Jewish - Cantor Isaac Algazi (April 19, 2012)

            ... one of the leading Turkish musicians of the interbellum

070     Easter - Eastern Liturgies 5: Hindu Shaivism (April 12, 2012)

            ... Sri Rudram, a text for daily recitation, older than the Psalms

069     Tenebrae of Maundy Thursday 3 - Amsterdam 1985 (April 5, 2012)

            ... the end of Matins and then the Lauds

068     Tenebrae of Maundy Thursday 2 - Amsterdam 1985 (March 29, 2012)

            ... the betrayal of Judas and fine responsories

067     Tenebrae of Maundy Thursday 1 - Amsterdam 1985 (March 22, 2012)

            ... Wim van Gerven and his Schola with beautiful lamentations

066     Johannes Berchmans Göschl - Hosanna Filio David (March 15, 2012)

            ... chants for Holy Week from the Graduale Novum

065     Eastern Liturgies 4: Buddhist Matins in Shanghai (March 8, 2012)

            ... singing and chanting in the Longhua-temple in Shanghai, 1992

064     Eastern Liturgies 3: Syrian Maronite Chant (March 1, 2012)

            ... Passion and Easter in Arabic chants

063     Vellard, Sairam & Tahiri in Gent (Feb 23, 2012)

            ... Christianity, Hinduism and Islam come together in De Bijloke

062     Sext, Vespers & Compline (Feb 16, 2012)

            ... three integral office hours

061     Franciscan Corsican Polyphony (Feb 9, 2012)

            ... chants for St. Francis and the Requiem

 

Bonum est moved from Sunday 17.00 to Thursday 18.00

 

060     Canto Visigotico-Mozarabe (Feb 5, 2012)

            ... a repertoire that almost completely disappeared

059     Gothic voices - Missa Veterem Hominem (Jan 29, 2012)

            ... a model Mass and chant from the Sarum tradition

058     Mantra's 4: The Psalms (Jan 22, 2012)

            ... eighteen full psalm by various performers

057     Ensemble Organum - Marcel & Ursula (Jan 15, 2012)

            ... Marcel's Mass, and antiphons for Ursula by Hildegard

056     Eastern Liturgies 2: The Syrian Orthodox Church (Jan 8, 2012)

            ... Tur Abdin, one of the traditions of the Antiochene liturgy

055     Mantra's 3: O gloriosa Domina (Jan 1, 2012)

            ... Spain & Japan for benefit of the aftermath of the disaster in Sendai

054     Christmas - Eastern Liturgies 1: An Ethiopian Mass (Dec 25, 2011)

            ... Alexandrian liturgy of the Ethiopian church in Jerusalem

053     Mantra's 2: Canticum Trium Puerorum (Dec 18, 2011)

            ... several times: three young men in the fiery furnace

052     Gregorian Blue Notes - Chant & Saxophone (Dec 11, 2011)

            ... Officium & Seefelder - consecration of the house of God in Worms 2001

051     Schola Maastricht - Four City-devotions (Dec 4, 2011)

            ... Wyck, Servatius, Lambertus & Maria, Welle of Mercy

050     Tiburtina Ensemble - Flos inter spinas (Nov 27, 2011)

            ... for the second time: women singing about women

049     Mantra's 1: Christus vincit (Nov 20, 2011)

            ... the art is in the repetition  ...

048     Martin Spaink solo (1989) and with Rollin Rachele (1992) (Nov 13, 2011)

            ... the first dutch gregorian chant soloconcert ... and more

 

The Concertzender moved from Amsterdam to Utrecht

 

047     Diabolus in Musica - Historia Sancti Martini (Oct 9, 2011)

            ... Matins for St. Martin from 13th century Tours

046     Early recordings 3 - Rome, New York, Solesmes & Dortmund (Oct 2, 2011)

            ... Joseph Pothier, André Mocquereau, Justine Ward, Joseph Gajard & Romuald Pfeffer

045     Psallentes Femina - Beghinae (Sep 25, 2011)

            ... beguines from Brugge, Mechelen, Turnhout, Antwerp and Amsterdam

044     Religious Polyphony from Corsica (Sep 11, 2011)

            ... could chant have sounded like this?

043     Early recordings 2 - Paris, Berlin, Salzburg, Montserrat ... (Sep 4, 2011)

            ... some wayward interpretations, with and without organ

042     Dominique Vellard - Medieval Songs of Love and Loss (Aug 28, 2011)

            ... where secular and religious music meet

041     Oni Wytars - Swimming through the Mediterranean (Aug 21, 2011)

            ... early worlds of improvisation between East and West

040     Assumption of Mary - Trio Mediaeval, A Worcester Ladymass (Aug 14, 2011)

            ...  from the thirteenth-century Worcester fragments

039     Early recordings 1: Ampleforth, Trier, Venray & Rome; ca 1930 (Aug 7, 2011)

            ... before the style of Solesmes became dominant

038     Scola Metensis - Les Trois Évêchés (July 31, 2011)

            ... chant form the dioceses Metz, Toul & Verdun

037     To Santiago de Compostella with Schola Bamberg (July 24, 2011)

            ... old and new music for the pilgrimage

036       Vellard & Zuckerman - Two modal traditions (July 17, 2011)

            ... kinship of four modes and four raga's

035       Le Cercle de l'Extase - Chant and Sufism (July 10, 2011)

            ... dancing dervishes and ... what are these monks doing?

034       The Sacred Bridge - Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe (July 3, 2011)

            ... with a song from the time of Christ

033       Rebecca Stewart - Josquin's Mass "lesse faire a mi" (June 26, 2011)

            ... long lines from the Renaissance

032       Missa Gotica - Pentecost with Marcel Pérès (June 19, 2011)

            ... Pérès style ... applied to gregorian chant

031       Pentecost with Mario Hacquard and Volny Hostiou (June 12, 2011)

            ... wayward, certainly no mainstream

030       Vellard and Sairam: Southern India and Medieval Europe (June 5, 2011)

            ... fuze of musical traditions from East and West

029       Solesmes a 1000 years (May 29, 2011)

            ... a monument in the history of chant

028       Amarcord - A 15th-century Marian Office from Hamburg (May 22, 2011)

            ... nine antiphons and nine responsories

027       Schola Maastricht - The Vespers of St. Servaas (May 15, 2011)

            ... the first bishop of Maastricht died in 384

026       Antonio Cifra - The Vespers of the Mother of God from Loreto (May 8, 2011)

            ... early 17-century compositions on a 14-century legend

025       100 years Easter with the monks of Solesmes (May 1, 2011)

            ... Mocquéreau, Gajard & Claire

024       Easter - Old Roman Chant and the Gregorian Ordinarium (April 24, 2011)

            ... Ensemble Organum under direction of Marcel Pérès

023       Oral Traditions: A journey along the Mediterranean (April 17, 2011)

            ... from Spain, Africa and Italy to Sardinia

022       Canty, Celtic saints in Medieval Europe (April 10, 2011)

            ... classical and traditional, old and new, East and West

021       Mid-Lent: Moses in Quran and great responsories (April 3, 2011)

            ... cooperation between Christianity and Islam

020       Chant & cello - David Eben & Jiří Bárta (March 27, 2011)

            ... Schola Gregoriana Pragensis, old and new, vocal and instrumental

019       Stefan Morent & Notker Balbulus (March 20, 2011)

            ... chant, sequenses, tropes and the "Ludwigslied"

018       First Sunday of Lent: Psalm 90(91) (March 13, 2011)

            ... several performers

017       Farewell to the Alleluia (March 6, 2011)

            ... several alleluia's and 9 responsories on their farewell

016       Shōmyō & Chant - David Eben & Saikawa Buntai (Feb 27, 2011)

            ... how music can cross boundaries that otherwise seem impassable

015       Great Offertories - Part 2 (Feb 20, 2011)

            ... demonstration of performance options

014       Twice Mozarabic Chant - Saenz & Peres (Feb 13, 2011)

            ... preserved Hispanic chant from the 11th century and the Renaissance

013       Hymns & ilâhîler - Al Farabi led by Wouter Swets (Feb 6, 2011)

            ... metric and microtonal reconstructions

012       Hervé Lamy on Charlemagne (Jan 30, 2011)

            ... as builder, educator, king, anointed ...

011       Dialogos - Lombards & barbares (Jan 23, 2011)

            ... gregorian and beneventan chant from Monte Casino

010       Vox Clamantis & Weekend Guitar Trio (Jan 16, 2011)

            ... modern spirituality

009       Epiphany and the great offertories (Jan 9, 2011)

            ... several performers with complete offertories

008       La Fête des Fous - Obsidienne led by Emmanuel Bonnardot (Jan 2, 2011)

            ... once in a while you must be weird

007       The Christmas Mass (Dec 26, 2010)

            ... several performers

006       Voices - Chant from Avignon (Dec 19, 2010)

            ... something went wrong

005       Drums 'n' Chant - Martin Grubinger (Dec 12, 2010)

            ... gregorian chant with percussion

004       Ambrose of Milan (Dec 5, 2010)

            ... gregorian and ambrosian chant

003       The first and the last Sunday of the Church year (Nov 28, 2010)

            ... Psalm 129 and Psalm 24

002       30 years Dominique Vellard & Ensemble Gilles Binchois (Nov 21, 2010)

            ... early and recent recordings

001       30 years gregorian chant on CD; two colourful masses (Nov 14, 2010)

            ... survey of interpretations

 

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