Paradiso Armonico

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Program: #06-12, Air Date: 03/13/06

From the world-famous Flanders Festival, we go to Bruges as the ensemble More Maiorum directed by Peter Van Heyghen recreates the influence on the new Italian sound on the Lowlands in the first decades of the 17th century

NOTE: From the world-famous Flanders Festival, we go to Bruges as the ensemble More Maiorum directed by Peter Van Heyghen recreates the influence on the new Italian sound on the Lowlands in the first decades of the 17th century. All of the music on this disc was published in Antwerp between 1639 and 1678 except for the Buonamente (Venice), Huygens (Paris), and Merula (Venice).  Soprano Constanze Backes, soprano joins More Maiorum on this disc on the Etcetera label, CD number KTC 4012.

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---TARQUINIO MERULA (1594/5-1665): Chiaconia.

--MAURIZIO CAZZATI (1616-1678): Plaudite (Motet for a saint).
 
--DARIO CASTELLO (fl. 1620-30): Sonata Prima.

--GASPARO CASATI (c. 1610-1641): O bone Iesu.

--PHILIPPUS van WICHEL (1614-1675): Sonata sexta a 3.

--FRANCESCO RASI (1574-1621): Hor ch'a noi rimena.
 
--JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK (1562-1621): Allemand.

--JACOB van EYCK (1589/90-1687): Preludium of Voorspel.

--CASTELLO: Sonata Ottava.

--NICOLAES a KEMPIS (c.1600-1676): Symphonia Secunda.

--MERULA: Cantate, iubilate.

--NICOLAES a KEMPIS: Symphonia Quinta.  

--CONSTANTIJN HUYGENS (1596-1687): Orsa bella e crudele; Deh, s'a tanta belta; Va, donna ingrate.
 
--CAZZATI: La Bulgarina.

--ALESSANDRO GRANDI (1586-1630): Virgo prudentissima.
 
--JACOB van EYCK: Questa dolce sirena.

--GIOVANNI GIACOMO GASTOLDI (c.1554-1609): La Sirena.

--MARCO UCCELLINI (c.1603-1680): Aria decima terza sopra questa Bella sirena.

--GIOVANNI BATTISTA BUONAMENTE (??-1642): Sonata quarta.

--CAZZATI: Ave maris Stella.

Composer Info

TARQUINIO MERULA (1594/5-1665), MAURIZIO CAZZATI (1616-1678), DARIO CASTELLO (fl. 1620-30), GASPARO CASATI (c. 1610-1641), PHILIPPUS van WICHEL (1614-1675), FRANCESCO RASI (1574-1621), JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK (1562-1621), JACOB van EYCK (1589/90-1687), NICOLAES a KEMPIS (c.1600-1676), CONSTANTIJN HUYGENS (1596-1687), ALESSANDRO GRANDI (1586-1630), GIOVANNI GIACOMO GASTOLDI (c.1554-1609), MARCO UCCELLINI (c.1603-1680), GIOVANNI BATTISTA BUONAMENTE (??-1642)

CD Info

KTC 4012