Playlist 2019-02-10

Roses

This Week’s Links

Valentine’s Day – history

Valentine’s Day – superstitions

Wearing your Heart on your Sleeve

First Hour

Jacob Praetorius (1586-1651), Quam pulchra es (How beautiful and fair you are, my beloved), Balthasar-Neumann Choir & Ensemble, Pablo Heras-Casado, Archiv, 479452, PRAETORIUS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata in G BWV1039, Lisa Beznosiuk – transverse flute (baroque flute), Rachel Brown – flute, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Paul Nicholson – harpsichord, Hyperion, 67264/65, BACH: THE COMPLETE FLUTE SONATAS

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

Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752), Overture to Venus and Adonis in F, The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen, Ramee, RAM1109, JOHANN CHRISTOPH PEPUSCH CONCERTOS AND OVERTURES FOR LONDON

William Babell (1689/90-1723), Recorder Concerto in d op III #3, Hesperus, Scott Reiss – recorder, Koch, 7454, BAROQUE RECORDER CONCERTI

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), If music Be the Food of Love, Jean Pierre Rampal – flute, Kathleen Battle – soprano, Sony, 53106, IN CONCERT: KATHLEEN BATTLE & JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL

Second Hour

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1764), La Magnifique (trio sonata): allegro, gigue, allegro, 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 (676-1764)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto a 6 in G for 2 Violins & Strings TWV52:G2, Rebel, Jorg Michael Schwarz & Karen Marie Marmer – solo violins, Risa Browder & Christoph Timpe – violins, Daniel Elyar – viola, Bridge Records, 9421, G.P. TELEMANN DOUBLE CONCERTI FOR WINDS & STRINGS

Francesco Landini (c.1325/35-1397), Che chos’e quest’amor, Anonymous 4 (minus Marsha Genensky), Harmonia Mundi 907269, THE SECOND CIRCLE: LOVE SONGS OF FRANCESCO LANDINI

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750), Concerto for lute & flute in F SC9, Tempesta di Mare (Sea Tempest), Richard Stone – lute, Gwyn Roberts – flute, Chandos CHAN0707, SILVIUS LEOPOLD WEISS LUTE CONCERTI (PREMIERE RECORDINGS)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g RV531, European Union Chamber Players, Julian Lloyd Webber – cello, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber – cello, Naxos 8.573374, VIVALDI CONCERTOS FOR TWO CELLOS

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Sonata #7 in G, John Holloway – violin, Aloysia Assenbaum – organ/harpsichord, Lars Ulrik Mortensen -, ECM 1791, UNAM CEYLUM

Third Hour

Thomas Morley (c.1557-1602), Fyer, fyer
William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Though Amaryllis Dance in Green, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

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

Thomas Weelkes (c.1575-1623), Cease sorrowes now, Piffaro Renaissance Band, Navona Records NV5823, WAYTES: ENGLISH MUSIC FOR A RENAISSANCE BAND

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Trio #2 in d for 3 alto recorders without bass, Ensemble Caprice, Marion Verbruggen – recorder, Matthias Maute – recorder, Sophie Lariviere – recorder, ATMA, 2318, TELEMANN MIT FREUDE (WITH JOY)

Scotland, I Never Knew I Loved Thee, David Tayler – archlute, Voices of Music 16516, IN A GARDEN SO GREEN

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), IX Concert: Portrait of Love, Trio Sonnerie, Harmonia Mundi 907081, A PORTRAIT OF LOVE

Fourth Hour

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), Instrumentals, Sequentia (Ensemble for Medieval Music, Koln), Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77020, SYMPHONIAE / SPIRITUAL SONGS

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737), Sonata I in d AMOROSO, Trio Mancini, Cécile Roumy – recorder, Dirk Börner – harpsichord, Shizuko Noiri – lute, Carpe Diem 16255, AMOROSO

James Oswald (1711-1769), Ranunculus (Spring), Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow, Matthew Dixon – oboe, Dorian 80164, AIRS FOR THE SEASONS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), St. Matthew Passion: opening chorus, Part 1 last chorus, & Part 2 chorale, Concentus Musicus Vienna & Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec, 81036, ST. MATTHEW PASSION

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

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

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