February 2012

#12-10 (02/27/12)

The Secular 16th century

A group of composers of dance and song on the lighter side of the century (works by Dalza, Tromboncino, Mainero, Patavino, etc.).

Composer: GIORGIO MAINERO (1535-1582), Frater GERARDUS (early 16th cen.), FRANCESCO PATAVINO (c.1478-c.1556), JOAN AMBROSIO DALZA (active 1508), ROSSINO MANTOVANO (fl. 1505), JOSQUIN des PREZ (c. 1445/50-1521), BARTOLOMEO TROMBONCINO (c.1470-1535), FILIPPO AZZAIOLO (fl.1559-1569)

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#12-09 (02/20/12)

Concerto Palatino: Palestrina and Frescobaldi

More motets from Palestrina and the less-often heard sacred works by Girolamo Frescobaldi.

Composer: GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643), GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA (1525-1594), OTTAVIO BARGNANI (c.1570-after 1627)

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#12-08 (02/13/12)

Les Talens Lyriques and the New Oratorio Style

Christophe Rousset's wonderful ensemble gives us the Italian early Baroque splendor of works by Carissimi and a gem by Charpentier.

Composer: MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER (1643-1704), GIACOMO CARISSIMI (1605-1674)

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#12-07 (02/06/12)

The Holland Baroque Society

A tribute to the greatest and most influential composer of the Roman Baroque, Arcangelo Corelli.

Composer: PIETRO LOCATELLI (1695-1764), ARCANGELO CORELLI (1653-1713)

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