Pierre Phalese Dances, Book I

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Program: #02-37   Air Date: Sep 16, 2002

The lighter side of the Flemish Renaissance with works from this Leuven-based collector of dance music (recorded to celebrate the 550th anniversary of the building of the Leuven Town Hall).

Preservation of this program is made possible by a generous grant in honor of Robert Luchi.

NOTE: This program and others this year celebrate Belgium and the beautiful city of Bruges as the European Cultural Capital 2002.

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All of the music on this program is from Petrus Phalesius' 1571 book Premier Livre de Danseries, published in Leuven. Peter van Heyghen directs the Phalesius Project, and the recording is on Vanguard Classics Passacaile Collection, and is CD 99725.

  • Fantasia; Autre; Pavane Lesquercade.
  • Passomezzo: du roy; La doulce.
  • Pavane-Galliarde: Ferrarese; d'Italye; des Dieux.
  • Bransles de Bourgogne: Nos. 12, 15, 6, 5.
  • Misc. bransles.
  • Bransles de Champagne: 2,3,4,6.
  • Premier bransle gay; Bransle des sabots; Les bouffons.
  • Allemands: d'amours; d'Anvers; Prince; courrante.
  • Pavane-Galliarde sur La Bataille.
  • Galliardes: La basse; L'admirale; Traditore; Burate; d'Escoisse.

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