Early Music, Renaissance & Baroque

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Just Renaissance, Baroque and Classical music chosen by Jane Morris: balm for the soul!


18th May

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  • Mancini: Recorder Sonata in D minor. Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Palestrina: Libera me Domine. Hilliard Ensemble.
  • Nebra: Seguidillas and Cancion. Concerto Cologne/Pablo Heras-Casado.
  • Lebrun: Oboe Concerto No.1 in D minor. Paul Goodwin, oboe, English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Anonymous: Pavane et Gagliarde de "La Guerre". Ensemble Clement Janequin/Dominique Visse.
  • Rosenmuller: Sonata IX. Hesperion XX/Jordi Savall.
  • Vogelweide: Nemt, frowe, disen kranz. Renaissance Players/Winsome Evans.
  • Anonymous: L'homme arme. Renaissance Players/Winsome Evans.
  • Brescianello: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.1/4. Shaun Lee-Chen, vln., Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Anonymous: Three sonatas for natural trumpet. John Wallace, tpt., Wallace Collection/Christopher Warren-Green.
  • Gesualdo: Ave dulchissima Maria. Alsfelder Vocal Ensemble/Wolfgang Helbich.
  • Lawes: Royal Consort in D Major. Rose Consort of Viols.
  • Torelli: Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op.8/9. Mariana Sirbu, vln., I Musici.
  • Bach W.F.: Fantasia in D, F17. Huguette Dreyfus, hpschd.

  • 11th May

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  • Schmelzer: Sonata I, from Sonatae unarum fidium. Romanesca.
  • Fevin: Bendictus Domiunus Deus. Currende Consort/Erik Van Nevel.
  • Bochsa: Harp Concerto No.1 in D minor. Lily Laskine, harp, Lamoureux Concerts Orch/Jean-Baptiste Mari.
  • Rolla: Rondo in G for Viola. Massimo Paris, vla., I Musici.
  • Marcabru (arr. La Romanesca): L'autrier jost' una sebissa. La Romanesca.
  • Anonymous (arr. La Romanesca): Saltarello. La Romanesca.
  • Pasquini: Navicella, ove ten vai. Andreas Scholl, alto., Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone.
  • Various: Music from 16th & 17th century Italy, Spain & Germany. His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
  • Kreutzer: Fantasia in B Flat. Albrecht Holder, bsn., Stuttgart PO/Nicolas Pasquet.
  • Marais: Folies. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Linda Kent, hpschd.
  • Tye: Miserere mei Deus. Richard Pinel, org., Magdalen College Choir, Oxford/Bill Ives.
  • Grillo: Canzon secunda. His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts.
  • Stradella: Sinfonia in D minor. Charivari Agreable.
  • Bach JB: Overture in D: excerpts. Florilegium.

  • 4th May

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  • Roman: Violin Concerto in D minor. Nils-Erik Sparf, vln., Orpheus Chamber Ensemble.
  • Ockeghem: Alma Redemptoris Mater. Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly.
  • Hildegard von Bingen: For the Virgin Mary, respond for voices & flute. Sequentia.
  • Amon: Quintet No.1 in F, Op.110 for Winds and Strings. Compagnia di Punto.
  • Byrd: Fantasia. Gabriele Cassone, tpt., Antonio Frige, org.
  • Morley (arr. Tennant): Four Dances. Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.
  • Biber: Sonata No. 4 in D.. Bob van Asperen, hpschd., Lucy van Dael, vln., Wouter Moller, vlc.
  • Marais: La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris. Trio Sonnerie.
  • Tallis: Spem in alium. Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Fasch: Concerto in E. John Wallace, tpt., Peter Thomas, vln., John Anderson, oboe d'amore, Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Corelli: Sonata in D, for solo trumpet, 2 violins, cello and continuo. John Wallace, tpt., Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Zespedes: Guaracha: Ay que me abraso. La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.

  • 27th April

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  • Agrell: Concerto in D. Maria Bania, fte., Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze.
  • Perotin: Alleluia nativitas. Jan Garbarek, sax., Hilliard Ensemble.
  • Perotin: Beata viscera. Hilliard Ensemble/Paul Hillier.
  • Jommelli: Periodical Overture. Concerto Cologne/Pablo Heras-Casado.
  • Rolla: Rondo in G for Viola. Massimo Paris, vla., I Musici.
  • Holborne: Five Pieces from Pavans, Galliards, Almaines and other Short Airs. Richard Jensen, perc., Empire Brass.
  • Tomkins: Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom. Laurence Cummings, org., Oxford Camerata/Jeremy Summerly.
  • Heinichen: Concerto Grosso in G, Seibel 213. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Anonymous: Carmina Burana-Ecce gratum et optatum-Chorea Flora. Renaissance Players/Winsome Evans.
  • Vidal: Andante gracioso. Josep Bassal, vlc., Wolfgang Lehner, vlc.
  • Ravenscroft (arr. Sorrell): There were three ravens. Apollo's Fire.
  • Krumpholtz: Flute Sonata in F, Op.8/5. Ashley Solomon, fte., Masumi Nagasawa, harp.
  • Babell: Concerto for Recorder, Op.3/1. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.

  • 20th April

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  • Libert: Marian Propers - Introit. Triptych.
  • Capillas: Magnificat Quarti Toni. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Andrew Watts, dulcian, Iain Simcock, org., Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Handel: Sonata for oboe and organ in B flat - Fitzwilliam. Daniel Matrone, org., Jerome Simonpoli, oboe.
  • Haydn M: Concerto in B flat for violin and orchesra, P.53. Baiba Skride, vln., CPE Bach CO/Hartmut Haenchen.
  • Erlebach: Wer sich dem Himmel ubergeben. Andreas Scholl, alto., Concerto de Viole, Basel Consort.
  • Bellini: Oboe Concerto in E flat. Anthony Camden, oboe, City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward.
  • Platti: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G. Felicja Blumental, pno., Salzburg SO/Theodor Guschlbauer.
  • Purcell: Abdelazar or The Moor's Revenge. Joy Roberts, sop., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Monteclair: Fourth concert for recorder and violin. Ruth Wilkinson, rec., Cynthia O'Brien, vln.
  • Tye: I will exalt Thee. Magdalen College Choir, Oxford/John Harper.
  • Walther: Sonata in G - Imitation of the Cuckoo. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Linda Kent, hpschd., Rosanne Hunt, vlc.

  • 13th April

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  • (arr. Ng): Ciaccona mosaica. Charivari Agreable.
  • Stradella: Sinfonia in D minor. Charivari Agreable.
  • Tye: Miserere mei Deus. Richard Pinel, org., Magdalen College Choir, Oxford/Bill Ives.
  • Fasch: Concerto in B flat, FWV L:B1. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Schmelzer: Sonata IV, from Sonatae unarum fidium, 1664. Romanesca.
  • Anonymous: Bransles de village. Piffaro.
  • : Content desir, qui cause ma douleur. Piffaro.
  • Molter: Bassoon Concerto in G minor. Albrecht Holder, bsn., Stuttgart PO/Nicolas Pasquet.
  • Corelli: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op.5/12, 'La Folia'. Capella Corelli.
  • Stamitz: Trio in G. Cologne Camerata.
  • Moulinie: At last the beautiful one I adore. Paul McMahon, ten., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Tommie Andersson, lute.
  • Anonymous: Carol: Lullay, Lullay. Gothic Voices/Christopher Page.
  • Loqueville: Song for Medieval Harp - Je vous pri que j'aye un baysier. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Gothic Voices/Christopher Page.
  • Charpentier: Concert pour quartre parties de violes H.545. London Baroque/Charles Medlam.

  • 6th April

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  • Pasquini: Navicella, ove ten vai. Andreas Scholl, alto., Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone.
  • Machaut: Foy porter. Emma Kirkby, sop.
  • Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit. Emma Kirkby, sop., Gothic Voices/Christopher Page.
  • Pandolfi-Mealli: Violin Sonata, Op.4/1 - La Bernabea. Dan Laurin, rec., Masaaki Suzuki, hpschd.
  • Fischer: Journal du Printemps, Op.1, Suite No 4 in D minor. L'Orfeo Baroque Orch/Michi Gaigg.
  • Hoffstetter: String Quartet in F, Op.3/5 - Serenade. Kodaly Quartet.
  • Ventadorn (arr. The Dowland Project): Can vei la lauzeta mover. John Potter, ten., Stephen Stubbs, lute, John Surman, wind instruments, Maya Homberger, baroque violin, Barry Guy, db.
  • Anonymous: Barbara Ellen. Ensemble Phoenix Munich/Joel Frederiksen.
  • Boyce: Symphony No.8 in D minor, Op.2/8. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Senfl: Magnificat VI: Communio - Beatem me dicent. Vienna Boys' Choir, Clemencic Consort, Vienna Hofburg Castle Choir/Rene Clemencic.
  • Durante: Concerto per quartetto No.1 in F minor. European Community CO/Eivind Aadland.
  • Biber: Partita No.6 in D. Devotio Moderna.
  • Cantemir: "The Book of the Science of Music" and the Sephardic and Armenian musical traditiions. Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.

  • 30th March

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  • Martini: Elevation in E. Marie-Claire Alain, org., Maurice Andre, tpt.
  • Sances: Cantata a voce sopra la Passacaglia. Accordone.
  • Stradella: Sonata in D for solo trumpet, double strings and continuo. John Wallace, tpt., Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Hoffstetter: String Quartet in A, Op.3/6. Kodaly Quartet.
  • Vogelweide: Nemt, frowe, disen kranz. Renaissance Players/Winsome Evans.
  • Gesualdo: Four Motets. Royal Chapel European Vocal Ensemble/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Anonymous: Carmina Burana-Ecce gratum et optatum-Chorea Flora. Renaissance Players/Winsome Evans.
  • Molter: Clarinet Concerto in D. Thomas Friedli, cl., South-West German CO/Paul Angerer.
  • Traditional: Longa. Hassan Erraji, ud, Arabesque.
  • Luzzaschi: Occhi del pianto mio. Musica Secreta.
  • Seixas: Sinfonia in B flat. Algarve Orch/Alvaro Cassuto.
  • Lebrun: Oboe Concerto No.1 in D minor. Paul Goodwin, oboe, English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Balbastre: Sonata in F, 'Coucou'. Elizabeth Farr, hpschd.