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American Choral Works Leonard BERNSTEIN (1918-1990) Chichester Psalms (1965) [17:54] William SCHUMAN (1910-1992) Carols of Death (1958) [9:22] Aaron COPLAND (1900-1990) In the Beginning (1947) [16:49] Libby LARSEN (b.1950) How it thrills us (1990) [4:24] Charles IVES (1874-1954) Psalm 90 (1890, revised 1924) [10:26] Choir of King’s College Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury (director) [Michael Pearce (treble), Peter Winn (alto), John Bowley (tenor), Daniel Sladden (bass), Peter Barley (organ); Rachel Masters (harp); David Corkhill (percussion) (Bernstein)] [Ameral Gunsen (mezzo) (Copland)] [Leo Hussain (treble), Simon Williams (tenor), Peter Barley (organ), David Corkhill, Michael Skinner, Stephen Whittaker, Nigel Bates (percussion) (Ives)] rec. 23-27 July 1990, Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge Texts and Translations included EMI CLASSICS 54188 [59:58] [GPu]

The repertoire is well chosen and programmed and is mostly well-sung, but the Ives and the Bernstein fare less well than the works by Copland, Schuman and Larsen … see Full Review

A Baroque Festival George Frideric HANDEL (1685-1759) Solomon: The arrival of the Queen of Sheba (1748) [2:46] Harp Concerto in B flat major, op. 4 no. 6 (1736) [15:50] Henry PURCELL (1659-1695) ‘Three Parts upon a Ground’ [5:06] A Suite of Theatre Music [7:52] Johann PACHELBEL (1653-1706) Canon and Gigue [5:00] Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: Sinfonia (1731) [3:36] Ich steh’ mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156: Sinfonia (1729) [2:18] Der Himmel lacht! Die Erde jubilieret, BWV 31: Sonata (1715) [2:21] Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Part 2 Sinfonia (1734) [5:57] Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106: Sonatina (1707 or 1708?) [2:44] Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesus bleibet meine Freude* (1723) [2:13] Ich liebe den Hochsten von ganzem Gemute, BWV 174: Sinfonia (1731) [5:45] *Taverner Consort, Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott rec. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, April, June 1987. DDD VIRGIN CLASSICS 391340 2 1 [60:22][MG]

A good mix of favourite pieces and some which deserve to be better known all in performances of consistently high quality … see Full Review

Baroque Trumpet Concertos Giuseppe TORELLI (1658-1709) Sinfonia for Trumpet in D major, G.4 (1693) [3:11] Tomaso Giovanni ALBINONI (1671-1751) Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op. 9, No. 2 (1722)* [10:45] George Frideric HANDEL (1685-1759) Suite in D major, HWV 341, ‘The Famous Water Piece’ (1733) [7:45] (I. Overture [1:44]; II. Gigue: Allegro [1:50]; III. Air [1:48]; IV. March (Bourrée) [1:07]; V. March [1:17]) Johann Friedrich FASCH (1688-1758) Concerto a 8 in D major, FWV L:D1 [6:04] George Frideric HANDEL Oboe Concerto No. 3 in G minor, HWV 287 (1703?)* [8:20] Domenico GABRIELLI (1651? 1659?-1690) Trumpet Sonata No. 4 in D major [5:36] Georg Philipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) Oboe Concerto No.21 in F minor, TWV 51:f1* [8:07] Sonata in D major, TWV 44:1 [8:43] * arranged for trumpet by Andreas Eichele/Thomas Reiner Thomas Reiner (trumpet) Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim/Sebastian Tewinkel rec. Matthäuskirche, Pforzheim, Germany, 23-24 March 2006; 18-20 May 2006; 26-27 February 2007. DDD. Booklet with notes in English and German. NAXOS 8.570501 [59:15] [BW]

Generally reliable performances, well recorded, though many will prefer the original oboe versions of three of these pieces … see Full Review

The Bells of the Angelus – Hymns and Anthems from Ireland Salve Regina (Gregorian chant) [1:38] The Bells of the Angelus (Trad. arr. David Mooney) [3:10] Lord of All Hopefulness (Trad. arr. Mooney) [3:22] Fáilte Romhat, a Ri na nAingeal (Trad. arr. Mooney) [2:16] Queen of the May (Trad. arr. Mooney) [3:26] Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Pie Jesu [3:14] Deus Meus (Trad. arr. Mooney) [3:45] Sean O RIADA Ag Criost an Siol (iada) 3:21 Is Maith an Bhean Muire Mhor (Trad. arr Mooney) 1:54 A Iosa, Glan Mo Chroise (Trad. arr. Mooney) [1:49] César FRANCK (1822-1890) Panis Angelicus [4:05] An tAiséiri (Trad. arr. Mooney) [1:31] Dochas Linn Naomh Pádraig (Trad. arr Mooney) [2:15] Hail Glorious St Patrick (Trad. Arr. Mooney) [2:13] Felix MENDELSSOHN (1810-1847) Oh, For the Wings of a Dove [6:44] William MAHER Soul of My Saviour [2:46] Bi ‘Iosa im’Chroise (Trad) [3:26] Hail, Queen of Heaven (Trad) [4:08] Georg Frideric HANDEL (1685-1759) I Know That My Redeemer Liveth [6:38] Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809) Missa Brevis in F (Hob XXII:I) Tantum Ergo (Gregorian Chant) [1:19]. Blánaid Murphy (organ); Denise Kelly (harp), Gerard Gillen, David Connolly (organ) Palestrina Choir and Orchestra of St Cecilia, St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin/Brona Murphy rec. St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, 2006 PRO-CATHEDRAL DUBLIN 689076384 155 [76:10] [SH]

Plenty for everybody and brilliantly carried off on all fronts ... see Full Review

Best of British Sir Malcolm ARNOLD (1921-2006) 1. Four Scottish Dances Op. 59 – Nos 1-2 (1957) [2:08 + 2:09] Sir Arnold BAX (1883-1953) 2. Summer Music (1917-1920) [9:03] Frank BRIDGE (1879-1941) 3. Two Poems – Allegro con brio (1915) [4:09] Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976) 4. Four Sea Interludes from “Peter Grimes” – No. 2 Sunday Morning (1945) [3:59] Frederick DELIUS (1862-1934) 5. On hearing the first cuckoo in spring (1912) [5:53] Sir Edward ELGAR (1857-1934) 6. Enigma Variations Op. 36 – Variations IX and XIV (1899) [3:29 + 4:38]; 7. “Give unto the Lord” Op. 74 (1914) [7:52]; 8. Cello Concerto in E Minor - Adagio Op. 85 (1919) [5:08]; 9. Serenade for strings – Allegro piacevole Op. 20 (1892) [3:17] Gerald FINZI (1901-1956) 10. Clarinet Concerto Op. 31 – Allegro vigoroso (1949) Sir Hamilton HARTY (1879-1941) 11. Piano Concerto in B minor – Tranquillo e calmo (1922) [8:57] Gustav HOLST (1874-1934) 12. The Planets – No. 4 Jupiter (1916) [8:00] John IRELAND (1879-1962) 13. Four Preludes – No. 3 “The Holy Boy” (1913) [3:18] Sir Hubert PARRY (1848-1918) 14. “I was glad” (1902) [4:49] Edmund RUBBRA (1901-1986) 15. Violin Concerto – III Allegro Giocoso (1959) [5:12] John RUTTER (b.1945) 16. Requiem – “The Lord is my shepherd” (1985) [5:03] Sir John STAINER (1840-1901) 17. The Crucifixion – “God so loved the world” (1887) [3:34] Sir Charles Villiers STANFORD (1852-1924) 18. Communion Service in C - Gloria Op. 115 (1909) [3:19] 19. “The Blue Bird” [3:49] John TAVENER (b. 1945) 20. The Lamb (1982) [3:52] Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958) 21. Sea Songs - March (1923) [3:51] 22. The Lark Ascending (1914) [15:03] Sir William WALTON (1902-1983) 23. Crown Imperial (1937) [6:45] 24. Spitfire Prelude and Fugue (1942) [7:48] see review for performance details Recording dates and places not given NAXOS 8.570573-74 [68:43 + 75:46] [JS]

The most I can raise is two cheers for the performers and composers and one very large boo for the way in which their music has been put together ... see Full Review

Best of British Light Music Richard ADDINSELL (1904-1977) 1. Theme from “Goodbye Mr Chips” (1939) [3:19] 2. Warsaw Concerto (1941) [9:06] Sir Richard Rodney BENNETT (b.1936) 3. Theme and Waltz from “Murder on the Orient Express” [5:43] Ronald BINGE (1910-1979) 4. The Watermill [3:46] 5. Elizabethan Serenade (1951) [3:39] Eric COATES (1886-1957) 6. Sound and Vision (ATV March) (1955) [3:32] 7. Covent Garden (from “London Suite”) (1933) [5:13] 8. March “Calling All Workers” [3:26] 9. By the sleepy lagoon (1930) [3:46] 10. Dam Busters’ March [3:56] Samuel COLERIDGE-TAYLOR (1875-1912) 11. Hiawatha Overture [11:24] Anthony COLLINS (1893-1963) 12. Vanity Fair (1952) [3:43] Frederick CURZON (1899-1973) 13. March of the Bowmen (from “Robin Hood Suite”) (1937) [4:51] Trevor DUNCAN (b.1924) 14. High Heels [3:04] Vivian ELLIS (1904-1996) 15. Coronation Scot (1938) [2:55] Robert FARNON (1917-2005) 16. Melody Fair [2:51] 17. Colditz March [3:08] Sir Edward GERMAN (1862-1936) 18. Sophia’s Waltz-Song from “Tom Jones” (1907) [3:07] Ron GOODWIN (1925-2003) 19. Theme from “633 Squadron” [2:57] Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961) 20. Country Gardens [2:05] Anthony HEDGES (b.1931) 21. Overture “Heigham Sound” (1978) [5:39] Albert KETÈLBEY (1875-1959) 22. “In a Persian Market” (1921) [5:34] 23. “In a Monastery Garden” [5:15] Billy MAYERL (1902-1959) 24. Marigold (1927) [3:58] Roger QUILTER (1877-1953) 25. A Children’s Overture [11:09] Ernest TOMLINSON (b.1924) 26. A Little Serenade (1955) [3:23] 27. Shenandoah [3:53] Sidney TORCH (1908-1990) 28. Shortcake Walk (1952) [2:17] 29. All Strings and Fancy Free [3:32] Geoffrey TOYE (1889-1942) 30. Concert Waltz “The Haunted Ballroom” (1935) [6:59] Edward WHITE (1910-1994) 31. Puffin’ Billy” [3:02] Haydn WOOD (1882-1959) 32. Serenade to Youth (1954) [2:45] Bill WORLAND (b.1921) 33. Millennium – A Celebration March (2000) [4:30] Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (4,5,7,8,9,10,13,14,16,17,18,20,22,23,24,25,26,27,32); Adrian Leaper (conductor) (7,8,9,10,13,16,17,18,22,23,25,32), Ernest Tomlinson (conductor) (4,5,26,27), Keith Brion (conductor) (20), Gary Carpenter (conductor) (24), Andrew Penny (conductor) (14): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (6); Paul Murphy (conductor) (6); RTE Concert Orchestra (2,3,11,12,15,30,31,33); Ernest Tomlinson (conductor) (12,15,30,31), Gavin Sutherland (conductor) (33), Proinnsias O’Duinn (conductor) (2,3), Adrian Leaper (conductor) (11); RTE Sinfonietta (21); Anthony Hedges (conductor) (21); BBC Concert Orchestra (1,28,29); Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (28,29), Kenneth Alwyn (1); New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (19), Ron Goodwin (conductor) (19); Philip Fowke (piano) (2,3) rec. no information given NAXOS 8.570575-76 [75:51 + 74:19] [JS]

These discs could have been better in terms of their choice of music and the order in which they are placed, but they remain a very attractive purchase. ... see Full Review

Burning with the Muse Curt CACIOPPO (b.1951) Sieben Thiel Lieder (2004) [22:32] 1 Poems from Paternina (1989) [19:10] 2 Franciscan Prayer (2000) [8:59] 3 Sieben Thiel Lieder (2004) [27:03] 4 Joseph HUDSON (b.1952) Four Rilke Songs (2002) [15:14] 5 Three Campion Songs (1989) [10:06] 6 I Have Longed to Move Away (1990) [8:01] 7 1 Michael Riley (bass-baritone), Curt Cacioppo (piano); 2 Leah Inger (soprano), Curt Cacioppo (piano); 3 Michael Riley (bass-baritone), David Bilger (trumpet), Anthony Orlando (percussion), Curt Cacioppo (piano); 4 Friedrich Thiel (spoken voice), Michael Riley (bass-baritone), Curt Cacioppo (piano); 5,6 Elizabeth Farnum (soprano), Margaret Kampmeier (piano); 7 Constantine Cassolas (tenor), Steven Hart (clarinet), Benjamin Hudson (violin), Lois Martin (violin), Joshua Gordon (cello) rec. 1-3 13-14 October 2004, Marshall Auditorium, Haverford College, USA; 4 3 December 2003 and 13-14 October 2004, Haverford College, USA and 17 October 2004, Düsseldorf, Germany; 5 25 February, 2006, Patrych Sound Studios, New York City; 6 15 September, 2005, Patrych Sound Studios, New York City; 7 SUNY, Stony Brook, 1990. All texts and translations provided. MSR CLASSICS MS 1173 [77:29 + 33:22] [GPu]

A rewarding CD which deserves to be heard by all with an interest in modern American song … see Full Review

Canta in Prato: Songs, Dances and Arias Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) Canta in Prato, RV636 [4:19] King HENRY VIII (1491-1547) Pastime with Good Company [3:37] ANON (Folk Song?, 16th Century) Greensleeves [2:36] William CORNYSHE (1468-1523) Blow thy Horn, Hunter [2:25] Michael PRÆTORIUS (1571-1621) Bransle de la Torche (instrumental) [3:07] Anthony HOLBORNE (d.1602) Image of Melancholy (instrumental) [4 :57] Michael PRÆTORIUS Volta (instrumental) [1:22] Johann Michael BACH (1648-94) Es ist ein großer Gewinn [4:23] Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Clori amorosa (pub. 1607) [2:29]; Dolci miei sospiri (1607) [3:49]; Rosetta, che Rosetta (1607) [1:58] Alessandro SCARLATTI (1660-1725) Lontan dalla sua Clori: Recitativo [0:39]; Aria [3:14]; Recitativo [1:39]; Aria [3:57] Antonio VIVALDI In furore iustissimæ iræ, RV626: Aria [5:05]; Recitativo [0:36]; Aria [3:33]; Alleluia [2:00] Capella Stravagante (Kathrin Freyburg (soprano); Katrin Hagitte (flute, chamber organ); Julia Prigge (violin); Margit Reinicke (violin); Stefano Macor (viola); Laurie Randolph (viola da gamba, guitar and percussion); Reinhard Eger (cello); Christian Hagitte (harpsichord)) rec. Community Hall of Hochmeister Church, Berlin, February-March 2006. DDD. Booklet with notes in English and German. Original texts with English and German translations. HÄNSSLER PROFIL PH07068 [55:34] [BW]

An impressive début. I look forward to hearing this group again, either in more dramatic material or with the soloist’s tendency to over-produce her voice toned down a little … see Full Review

Choral Evensong from Tewkesbury Abbey Herbert HOWELLS (1892-1983) Master Tallis’s Testament* [7:00] Thomas TALLIS (c.1505-1585) Sancte Deus [6:43] Heathcote STATHAM (1889-1973) Preces [1:34] Walter ALCOCK (1861-1947) Chant: Psalm 91 [5:52] Michael PETERSON (1924-2006) Chant: Psalm 131 [2:11]; First Lesson (Isaiah 6 1-8) [1:52] Gabriel JACKSON (b. 1962) Magnificat (Tewkesbury Service) [8:57]; Second Reading (1 Corinthians 13) [2:45]; Nunc Dimittis (Tewkesbury Service) [4:50]; Creed [0:57] Heathcote STATHAM Responses and Collects [6:27] Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958) Valiant-for-Truth [5:39]; Prayers and Blessing [2:38] Hymn: The day thou gavest (St. Clement, Descant: John Scott (b. 1956) [3:28] Herbert HOWELLS Te Deum (Collegium Regale) [9:31] Louis VIÈRNE (1870-1937) Toccata in B minor* [4:10] The Abbey School Choir, Tewkesbury/Benjamin Nicholas *Carleton Etherington (organ) rec. Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire, England, 26 June, 5 July 2006. DDD DELPHIAN DCD34713 [74:37] [JQ]

This is a splendid recreation of the timeless service of Evensong ... see Full Review

Devil's Duel Peter MEECHAN Devil's Duel (2006) [8.11] Requiem Paraphrases (2006) [9.26] John STEVENS Benediction [3.28] Frédéric CHOPIN (arr. Alan Fernie) So Deep is the Night [3.20] Johann Sebastian BACH (arr. Peter Meechan and David Thornton) Sonata in C Major BWV1033 [5:51] Joy WEBB (arr. Richard Phillips) There Will Be God [4.47] Philip WILBY Concerto for Euphonium (1995) [14:46] Andy SCOTT My Mountain Top [8.33]* David Thornton (euphonium), Lemn Sissay (narrator)* Black Dyke Band/Dr Nicholas Childs rec. Morley Town Hall, 2006. DDD DOYEN DOYCD229 [62:30] [TP]

Lovers of fine brass playing will find much to enjoy here. If you have never heard the euphonium as a solo instrument before, Thornton will convince you as few others can ... see Full Review

Fantasie - Music for horn Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856) Adagio and Allegro for Horn and Piano in A flat major, op. 70 (1849) [9:00] Jean Michel DAMASE (b. 1928) Aspects for Horn and Harp (1988) [13:18] Peter MAXWELL DAVIES (b. 1934) Sea Eagle, J.244 for Solo Horn (1982) [10:39] Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949) Alphorn for Voice, Horn and Piano, AV29 (1876) [5:30] Francis POULENC (1899-1983) Élégie for Horn and Piano (1957) [9:08] Charles CAMILLERI (b. 1931) Fantasie Sonata for Horn and Piano (2003) [15:08] Gabriel FAURÉ (1845-1924) Pavane, Op. 50 (1886-87) (arr. for horn and harp by Etienne Cutajar) [5:44] Etienne Cutajar (horn) John Reid (piano); Anne Marie Camilleri Podestà (harp); Clara Mouriz (mezzo) rec. Glasgow, Henry Wood Hall, 9-10 January 2007 DIVINE ART DDA25050 [68:29][LW]

All in all, I would have to view this disc as work-in-progress. Cutajar shows considerable promise as a soloist, but the results here are rather mixed. ... see Full Review

From Castle and Cottage Olof JANSSON (1927-1993) Kyrkrmarsch (Church March) [3:23] Eric SALHSTRÖM (1912-1986) Vårdroppar (Spring Drops) [2:39]; Stormyren [3:05] C.P.E. BACH (1714-1788) Sonata in C (originally for viola da gamba and continuo) [13:32] Lars NÄSBORN (b 1925) Kyrkpolska [2:18] J S BACH (1685-1750) Suite No. 1 in G BWV1007 (originally for cello) [14:27] François COUPERIN (1668-1733) Cinquième Prélude (from Les arts de toucher le clavecin) (1716) [2:41] Marin MARAIS (1656-1728) “La Rêveuse” (originally for viola da gamba and continuo) (1717) [5:29]; Des 32 Couplets de Folies (originally for viola da gamba and continuo) (1701) [14:56] Torbjörn Näsborn (nyckelharpa), Andreas Edlund (harpsichord) rec. 10-18 January 2006, Dala-Järna Church, Dalarna, Sweden. DDD MUSICA REDIVIVA MRCD 014 [63:33][JS]

Strongly recommended to anyone with an interest in Baroque music, folk music or simply wanting to hear great music played in an unexpected but wholly fascinating way. ... see Full Review

Improvisata: Sinfonie con titoli Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Sinfonia ‘Improvisata’ in C major, RV802 [3:24] Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700/01-1775) Overture (Sinfonia) J-C 57 in G minor (1749) [9:09] Carlo Monza (c.1735-1801) Sinfonia detta ‘La tempesta di mare’ in D major (ed. Biondi) [5:44] Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) Sinfonia, Op.12, No.6 ‘La casa del diavolo’ G506 in D minor (1771, pub. as Op.16 in 1776) (rev. Antonio de Almeida) [19:13] Giuseppe Demachi (1752-after 1791) Sinfonia ‘Le campane di Roma’ in F major [16:02] Europa Galante (Fabio Biondi; Renata Spotti; Carla Marotta; Liz MacCarthy; Silvia Rinaldi (violins I); Andrea Rognoni; Luca Giardini; Giancarlo Ceccacci; Silvia Falavigna (violins II); Stefano Marcocchi; Diego Mecca; Meri Skejic; Robert Brown (violas); Maurizio Naddeo; Antonio Fantinuoli; Violoni : Patxi Montero; Gianni Sabbioni (cellos); Marc Hantai; Yfen Chen; Oboes Marco Cera; Molly Marsh (flutes); François de Rudder; Maurizio Barigione (bassoon); Dileno Baldin; Brunello Gorla (horns); Paola Poncet (harpsichord))/Fabio Biondi (violin, direction) rec. Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma Auditorium Paganini, Parma, Italy, 20-24 November 2004. DDD. VIRGIN CLASSICS 3 63430 2 [53:38][BW]

Attractive, mainly little-known music, excellently performed and recorded … see Full Review

La Sonatine chante ... Jean ABSIL (1893–1974) Le Cirque Volant Op.82 (1953)a [22:35] Frits CELIS (b. 1929) Slaapt, slaapt, kindtje slaapt Op.54 No.2 (1998)b [3:13] Vic NEES (b. 1936) Musica, solamen et gaudium [3:02] Ave, regina Caelorum [2:10] Darius MILHAUD (1892–1974) Un petit peu d’exercice Op.133 (1934)b [19:27] Léo DELIBES (1836–1891) Messe brèvec [18:45] La Sonatine; Aurélie Lambert (soprano)c; Vanessa Hansen (alto)c; Ségolène Guilianelli (piano)b; Bérenger Goffette (organ)c Orchestre de Chambre de Metza/Jean Lambert rec. Grand Auditorium, Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, October-November 2006 and Eglise Saint-Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg, January 2007 (Messe brève) SONATINE 2007SON 03 [68:20][HC]

A really lovely disc … refreshing variety and excellent singing and playing. Very fine music making that deserves to be encouraged. ... see Full Review

Love Letters Girolamo FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643) Oscure Selve [2.12] Giovanni Girolamo KAPSPERGER (1575-1661) Toccata V [1.43] Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Lettera Amorosa: se i languidi miei sguardi [7.24] Jacopo PERI (1561-1633) Hor che gli augelli [1.31] Bartolome BARBARINO (1568-1617) Audi dulcis amica mea [4.25] Bellerofonte CASTALDI (1580-1649) Amorevole corrente [0.46] Sigismondo D'INDIA (1582- 1629) Lettera Amorosa: Torna, du que, deh torna [7.09] Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Fenice son io [1.26]; Ego flos campi [3.38] Alessandro PICCININI (1566-1638) Toccata XIII [2.18] Girolamo FRESCOBALDI (1583-1643) Lettera Amorosa: Vanne, o carta amorosa [2.45] Stefano LANDI (1587-1639) Augellin [2.15] Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Nigra Sum [3.17] Giovanni Girolamo KAPSPERGER (1575-1661) Preludio [0.30] Claudio MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) Lettera Amorosa: Se pur destina [9.04] Sigismondo D'INDIA (1582- 1629) Torn ail sereno zefiro, e gli augellini garruli [2.19] Bartolome BARBARINO (1568-1617) Osculetur me [3.55] Giovanni Girolamo KAPSPERGER (1575-1661) Toccata I [0.54] Giacomo CARISSIMI (1605-1674) Lettera Amorosa: Scrivete occhi dolente [7.23] Giovanni Girolamo KAPSPERGER (1575-1661) Augellin [3.02]; Nigra Sum [3.29] Anon/Codex Chigi Hymnus: Ave Maris Stella [4.08] Tarquino MERULA (1595-1665) Quando gli uccelli porteranno zoccoli [4.58] Giovanni Cantarini (tenor) Sven Schwanngerger (chitarrones, chitarra spagnuola, traversa) Thomas Leininger (Organo) Masako Art (Arpa Doppia) Brigitte Gasser (Lirone) Il Vero Modo/Giovanni Cantarini rec. February 2006, Christkatholische kirche, Trimbach, Switzerland. DDD THOROFON CTH 2538 [80.54] [RH]

I enjoyed this recital immensely. Scholarship and imagination, have given us a recital which has re-imagined this repertoire without transgressing the contemporary rules of performance ... see Full Review

 

 


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