Diminuito

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Program: #09-44, Air Date: 10/26/09

The national broadcast premiere of the new release by lutenist Rolf Lislevand and his ensemble looking at the inventive Italian, Spanish and English 16th century. NOTE: All of the music on this program is from the recording Diminuito on the ECM label, and is ECM CD #2088 (B0013355-02).

Rolf Lislevand lutes, vihuela de mano; Linn Andrea Fuglseth voice; Anna Maria Friman voice; Giovanna Pessi tripleharp; Marco Ambrosini nyckelharpa; Thor Harald Johnsen chitarra battente, vihuela de mano, lutes; Michael Behringer clavichord, organ; Bjørn Kjellemyr colascione; David Mayoral percussion.

On “Nuove Musiche”, his highly successful ECM debut released in spring 2006, Norwegian master lutenist led his own group of international early music virtuosi. The album presented ravishing and most unorthodox accounts of mostly Italian instrumental music from the early Baroque. Based on Italian Renaissance sources from the 16th century – madrigals, chansons and virtuoso lute music – the new programme goes even further back – from the “seconda pratica” of monophonic expressiveness to the “prima pratica” of polyphonic complexity.

  • VINCENZO CAPIROLA (1474-after 1548): Ricercate 
  • JOAN AMBROSIO DALZA (fl. 1508): Saltarello 
  • DALZA: Piva 
  • GIOVANNI ANTONIO TERZI (fl.1580-1600): Petit Jacquet; 
  • DIEGO ORTIZ (c.1510-c.1570) Quinta Pars 
  • Anon.: La Perra Mora 
  • TERZI (after Lassus): Susanne un jour;  ORTIZ: Recercada Settima 
  • FRANCESCO da MILANO (1497-1543): Canon; La Spagna;
  • THOMAS ROBINSON (fl.1589-1609): Passamezzo Gaillard; ORTIZ: Recercada Segunda 
  • ALONSO MUDARRA (c.1510-1580): Fantasía que contrahaze la harpa en la manera de Luduvico 
  • TERZI (after Palestrina): Vestiva i colli;
  • ORTIZ: Recercada Quinta
  • Anon: Tourdion

Composer Info

VINCENZO CAPIROLA (1474-after 1548), JOAN AMBROSIO DALZA (fl. 1508), GIOVANNI ANTONIO TERZI (fl.1580-1600), FRANCESCO da MILANO (1497-1543), DIEGO ORTIZ (c.1510-c.1570), THOMAS ROBINSON (fl.1589-1609), ALONSO MUDARRA (c.1510-1580)

CD Info

ECM CD #2088 (B0013355-02).