April 2019

#19-19 (04/29/19)

Three more Ricercar

Musical illustrations for a 16th century treatise on ornamentation, harpsichord works of Scheidt and Scheidemann, and wind and hunting horn music by Telemann.

Composer: Silvestro Ganassi (1492–1565), Josquin Desprez, Antoine Busnois, Nicolas Gombert, Adriaan Willaert, Philippe Verdelot, Bartholomeo Tromboncino, Jacques Arcadelt , Marchetto Cara , Cipriano de Rore, Heinrich Scheidemann , Samuel Scheidt , Georg Philipp Telemann(1681-1767), Maximilian FIEDLER (fl.1750),   

CD Info: CD RIC 395, CD RIC 394, CD RIC 397.



#19-18 (04/22/19)

Tudor Choral

A Belgian ensemble sings Browne and Ashwell, the new Are Nova release celebrates Taverner and Fayrfax, and an American group gives us Elizabethan sacred and secular.

Composer: John Taverner , Robert White, William Byrd , Thomas Tallis, Robert Fayrfax, JOHN BROWNE (fl.c. 1480 - 1505), THOMAS ASHWELL (c. 1478-c. 1527) , Orlando di Lasso, Robert Parsons, Hans Leo Hassler, Richard Dering, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Philippe Verdelot, Claudio Monteverdi, Carlo Gesualdo, Luca Marenzio, John Farmer, Thomas Weelkes, John Bennet, John Wilbye, John Dowland

CD Info: Ars Nova/Da Capo CD 8.226056, Glossa CD GCD P32115, Gia CD 1036



#19-17 (04/15/19)

The 17th Century Voice

Three views on the early Baroque, with music of Barbara Strozzi, a world-premiere recordings of counter-tenor arias, and the Grammy-award-winning Apollo’s Fire recording, “Songs of Orpheus."

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Giulio Caccini (1551-1618), Dario Castello (1590-1658), Giovanni Paulo Cima (1570 – 1622), Sigismondo D’india (1582-1629), Stefano Landi (1587-1639), Antonio Brunelli (1577-1630), Tarquinio Merula (1595-1665), Francesco (1602 - 1676), Biaggio Marini, Pietro Antonio Cesti (1623 - 1669), Francesco Nicola Fago (1677-1745), Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729) , Domenico Sarro (1679-1744), Francesco Feo (1691-1761), Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) , Francesco Durante (1684-1755) , Johann Adolf Hasse , Gaetano Maria Schiassi’s (1698-1754) ,Terradellas

CD Info: CD AV2383, Erato CD 0190295632212, Erato CD 0190295633745



#19-16 (04/08/19)

Ibn Battuta: The Traveler of Islam

The latest from Jordi Savall tells the tale of the “greatest traveler of all time”, whose 14th century journey took him from Morocco to Afghanistan, India to sub-Saharan Africa, Sri Lanka to Spain.

Composer:

CD Info: CD # AVSA9930



#19-15 (04/01/19)

Three more from Brilliant Classics

The Thysuis lute book, keyboard music from Renaissance Poland, and guitar works of Francesco Corbetta.

Composer: Adriaan Joriszoon Smout (1578/9-1646), Johann Walter, Antonio de Ribera, Claudin de Sermisy, Jacotin Le Bel, Jhan Gero, Ludwig Senfl , Pierre Sandrin, Josquin des Prez, Antoine Brumel, Francesco Corbetta

CD Info: Brilliant Classics CD 95821, Brilliant Classics CD 95556, Brilliant Classics CD 95587





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