Playlist 2017-02-12

Venus and Adonis, Peter Paul Rubens (1630s)

This Week’s Links

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s traditions around the world

Wearing your heart on your sleeve

“Weird things you didn’t know about Valentine’s Day”

First Hour

Pernot Vermont (Pierre ‘le jeune’) (c.1495-1558), Hayne et amour (hate and love)
Jacotin [Le Bel?], Si bon amour (…good love), Zephyrus Flutes, Zephyrus ZF001, PIERRE ATTAINGNANT CHANSONS MUSICALES, PARIS 1533

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in Bb for violin & cello RV547, National Arts Center Orchestra of Canada, Pinchas Zukerman – violin, Amanda Forsyth – cello, Analekta AN2 8783, BAROQUE TREASURY

Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina (1525-1594), Song of Songs #16: Surge amica mea (Arise My Love), The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16133, PALESTRINA VOLUME 6

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Partia #1 in d: excerpt, Rebel, Jorg-Michael Schwarz, Karen-Marie Marmer – violin, Bridge 9213, HARMONIA ARTIFICIOSO-ARIOSA (1696)

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), The Nightingale in Love & Forlane en Rondeau, Schmidt Verdery Duo, Benjamin Verdery – guitar, Rie Schmidt – flute, Newport Classics 60010, REVERIE: FRENCH MUSIC FOR FLUTE

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G BWV1049, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec 75858, J.S. BACH BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS NOS. 1, 2, 4

Second Hour

Nicola Matteis (c.1650-after 1714), Other Airs & Pieces: Aria amoroso, Trio Sonnerie, Teldec 90841, A GIFT OF NATURE

John Blow (1649-1708), Venus & Adonis, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rene Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi 901684, VENUS & ADONIS

Anonymous, Come, Gentle Night (Romeo & Juliet), Ensemble Galilei, Telarc 80556, COME, GENTLE NIGHT: MUSIC OF SHAKESPEARE’S WORLD

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Dido & Aeneas: Overture, Chorus – GREAT MINDS AGAINST THEMSELVES CONSPIRE, Ritornelle & When I am Laid in Earth (Dido’s Lament), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rene Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi 901683, PURCELL: DIDO & AENEAS / JACOBS,DAWSON,FINLEY, ET AL

Michele Mascitti (1664-1760), Psyche op.5 #12, Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi – violin, Virgin Veritas 45588, ITALIAN VIOLIN SONATAS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), ACIS AND GALATEA: Act 1: duet: HAPPY WE!, Mercury Baroque, Antoine Plante, Ana TreviƱo-Godfrey – soprano (Galatea), Karim Sulayman – tenor (Acis), Houston Public Radio HPR 00614, ACIS AND GALATEA

Third Hour

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Pygmalion: Sarabande pour la Statue, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Roy Goodman, Naxos 8557490, PLATEE – PIGMALION – DARDANUS BALLET SUITES

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c.1620/23-1680), Sonatina #1, Stuttgart Caprice Ensemble, Matthias Maute – recorder, Sophie Lariviere – recorder, Antes 319149, ARLECCHINO: JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER SONATE E BALLETTI

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1764), La Magnifique (trio sonata), Music from Aston Magna, Daniel Stepner – baroque violin, Christopher Krueger – baroque flute, Laura Jeppesen – viola da gamba, John Gibbons – harpsichord, Centaur CRC3169, LOUIS-NICOLAS CLERAMBAULT (1676-1764)

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Melody & Dance of Blessed Spirits, Michala Petri – recorder, Lars Hannibal – guitar, RCA 59112, ARTIST OF THE CENTURY – THE ULTIMATE RECORDER COLLECTION

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g RV812, European Union Chamber Players, Julian Lloyd Webber – cello, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber – cello, Naxos 8.573374, VIVALDI CONCERTOS FOR TWO CELLOS

Michel Blavet (1700-1768), Sonata V in D Op.2 #5, Masahiro Arita – flute, Chiyoko Arita – harpsichord, Wieland Kuijken – viola da gamba, Denon 79550, BLAVET: 5 SONATES FOR FLUTE-TRAVERSIERE

Fourth Hour

John Wilbye (1574-1638), Flora gave me fairest flowers
Michael East (c.1580-1648), Quick, quick, away, dispatch!, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Sonata #4 in D, John Holloway – violin, Aloysia Assenbaum – organ, Lars Ulrik Mortensen – harpsichord, ECM 1791, UNAM CEYLUM (ONE HEAVEN)

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737), Sonata VI in Bb, Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, Gwyn Roberts – alto recorder, Richard Stone – archlute, Adam Pearl – harpsichord, Lisa Terry – cello, Chandos, CHAN 0801, FRANCESCO MANCINI SOLOS FOR A FLUTE

Martin Codax (c.1230), Quantas sabedes amare (Cantiga de amigo V), Montserrat Figueras – voice, Arianna Savall – harp & voice, Ferran Savall – voice, Jordi Savall – vielle, Alia Vox AV 9841, DU TEMPS & DE L’INSTANT

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Chaconne in G, Alexandre Lagoya – guitar, Ida Presti – guitar, Philips 454030, THE BEST OF HANDEL

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Quadro in g TWV 43:4, Voices of Music, Voices of Music 24, BACH & TELEMANN SONATAS, PRELUDES & FANTASIAS

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