Istanbul International Music Festival–Part 3

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Program: #07-22, Air Date: 05/21/07

This week, we look ahead to the Istanbul International Music Festival 2007.

NOTE: All of the music on this program is from three discs featuring the ensemble L'Arpeggiata directed by Christina Pluhar, one of the ensembles featured at the 2007 Istanbul International Music Festival.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the American-Turkish Council, Raymond James International Holding (independent investment and financial planning advice and investment banking services in the United States and Turkey since 1962), and the American Friends of Turkey.

I. GIOVANNI GIROLAMO KAPSBERGER (1580-1651): La Villanella(L'Arpeggiata/Johanette Zomer, s./Pino de Vittoria, t./Hans-Jorg Mammel, t./Christina Pluhar). Alpha CD ALPHA 012.

--Avrilla mia ("Avrilla mine, when the bright radiance of your beauty sets me afire").
--O fronte serena ("O serene brow, o golden braids").
--Occhi soli d'amore ("Eyes, daystars of love").
--Sinfonia 9.
--Ite sospiri miei ("Go, my sighs, go seek out she who holds in her heart unrelenting frost").
--Sonino, scherzino ("Let them play, let them sport").

II. STEFANO LANDI (c. 1586-1639): Homo fugit velut umbra...
(L'Arpeggiata/Johanette Zomer, s./Stephen Van Dyck, t./Marco Beasley, t./
Alain Buet, b./Christina Pluhar). Alpha CD ALPHA 020.

--Homo fugit velut umbra (Oh, how wrong you are to think that the years will never end; We must die.")
--Augellin ("Little songbird who are always chasing your love").
--Sinfonia.
--Invan lusinghi ("In vain you flatter me, in vain you promise").

 

III. Los Impossibles
(L'Arpeggiata/Patricio Hidalgo, v./Pepe Habichuela/The King's Singers/Christina Pluhar).
Naive CD V 5055.

--Anon. (Coimbra, Portugal 1643): Sa qui turo ("All here are black people, All people of Guinea").
--Anon. (Mexico, trad.): La Llorona ("If, because I love you Llorona, you wish my death").
--Anon. (Canzionere Uppsala, Venice, 1595): Falalan ("Falalan; On the riverbank in Val de Roncales").
--Anon. (Peru, 1730): Marizapalos ("Marizapalos went down one evening").
--Anon. (Coimbra, 1643): Bastiao ("Sebastian, Ferdinand, Francisco, kinsman").

Composer Info

GIOVANNI GIROLAMO KAPSBERGER (1580-1651), STEFANO LANDI (c. 1586-1639),

CD Info

Alpha CD ALPHA 012, Alpha CD ALPHA 020, Naive CD V 5055