Tag: Alison Balsom

Playlist 2018-06-24

flower with bee

This Week’s Links

Summer Solstice

Alison Balsom

David Fray

Alina Ibragimova

Philippe Jaroussky

Michelle Ross

Chris Thile

Orion Weiss

First Hour

Tiburtio Massaino (before 1550-after 1608), Canzon 33, London Brass, Teldec 90856, GABRIELI IN VENICE

William Cornysh (1465-1523), Magnificat, Choir of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge, Geoffrey Webber, Delphian 34158, CHORUS VEL ORGANA: MUSIC FROM THE LOST PALACE OF WESTMINSTER

Andrew Parcham (before 1700), Solo in G, Frans Bruggen – recorder, Nikolaus Harnoncourt – bass viol, Gustav Leonhardt – harpsichord, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION: ENGLISH ENSEMBLE MUSIC

Massimiliano Neri (c.1621-c.1670), Sonata quinta (5th) à 4, Quicksilver, Acis Productions APL72546, STILE MODERNO NEW MUSIC FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti (1730-1795), Concerto for violin in C, Arion Baroque Orchestra, Stefano Montanari – baroque violin, Early Music 7776, HIDDEN TREASURES OF ITALY

Second Hour

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

Andre Danican Philidor (c.1652-1730), Anonymous & Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682-1738), Suite Pastorale, Chatham Baroque, Dorian 90272, DANSE ROYALE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto #2 op.8 Summer RV315, Brecon Baroque, Rachel Podger – violin, Channel Classics 40318, VIVALDI - LE QUATTRO STAGIONI

James Oswald (1711-1769), The Braes of Ewes, Summer: The Heather Bells, A rock and a wee pickle Jon, Alison Melville – traverso and recorder, Charlotte Nediger – harpsichord, Kirk Elliott – harp & guitar, Mary-Katherine Finch – cello, Ben Grossman – percussion, Early Music 7761, SHES SWEETEST WHEN SHES NAKED: FLUTE MUSIC OF 18TH C. SCOTLAND

Christopher Simpson (c.1605-1669), Summer: Fancy, Ayre, & Galliard, The Sirius Viols, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88875 190982, CHRISTOPHER SIMPSON THE FOUR SEASONS

Third Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata #2 in a BWV1003: allegro, Michelle Ross – violin, Albany Records TROY1662-63, DISCOVERING BACH

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in C Allegro K 072 L 401 & Sonata in C Allegro K 326 L 201, Orion Weiss – piano, Naxos 573222, SCARLATTI COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS VOL.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Nulla in mundo pax sincera from RV630, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Christian Curnyn, Nicola Benedetti – violin, Decca B0016412-02, ITALIA

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Trio Sonata in C BWV529, Alison Balsom – trumpet, Alistair Ross – harpsichord, Alina Ibragimova – violin, Mark Caudle – viola da gamba, EMI 58047, JS BACH WORKS FOR TRUMPET

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Orlando Furioso RV728: Che bel morirti in sen, Ensemble Matheus, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Philippe Jaroussky – counter tenor (Ruggiero), Naive OP30393, ORLANDO FURIOSO

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Keyboard Concerto in g BWV1058, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, David Fray – piano & direction, David Fray – piano, Virgin 213064, JS BACH KEYBOARD CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Contrapunctus XIII rectus & Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Contrapunctus XIII: inversus, Yo-Yo Ma – cello, Chris Thile – mandolin, Edgar Meyer – bass, Nonesuch 558933, BACH TRIOS

Fourth Hour

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Musick in Distressed Innocence or The Princess of Persia, Chatham Baroque, Dorian 90309, HENRY PURCELL SONATAS AND THEATRE MUSIC

Anonymous, Pastoreta Yehepe Flauta, Florilegium, Channel Classics 22105, BOLIVIAN BAROQUE

Jean Mouton (1459-1522), Yours is the power…, Pomerium, Alexander Blachly, Glissando 779001, MUSICA VATICANA: MUSIC FROM THE VATICAN MANUSCRIPTS 1503-1534

Peter Hellendaal (1721-1799), Concerto #5 in D op. 3, European Community Baroque Orchestra, Roy Goodman – director & violin, Channel Classics 3492, PIETER HELLENDAAL: 6 CONCERTI GROSSI

Manuscript, III-Collinetto (instr.) CM 22, La Capella Reial de Catalunya (Royal Capella of Catalonia), Jordi Savall, Alia Vox AV 9816, EL CANCIONERO DE MONTECASSINO (1396-1458)

Johan Helmich Roman (1694-1758), Flute Sonata #1 in G, Verena Fischer – transverse flute, Klaus-Dieter Brandt – baroque cello, Leon Berben – harpsichord, Naxos 8570492/93, TWELVE FLUTE SONATAS

 

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Playlist 2018-03-11

Jeannette Sorrell

This Week’s Links

Georg Philipp Telemann

Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day – March 8, 2018

Alison Balsom

Emmanuelle Haim

Hildegard of Bingen

Michi Gaigg

Isabella Leonarda

Rachel Podger

Jeannette Sorrell

Elizabeth Wallfisch

Princess Anna Amalia

Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

Anna Bon

First Hour

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Canonic Sonata #1 in G, Wolfgang Schulz – flute, Hansjorg Schellenberger – oboe, Denon 9614, SUITE IN B/CONCERTO IN G/6 CANONIC SONATAS EUROPEAN BAROQUE SOLO

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Viola Concerto in G TWV51:G9, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Simon Standage – viola, Chandos 0593, TELEMANN MUSIC OF THE NATIONS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Quartet in b (Suite #2) TWV43:h1, John Holloway – violin, Linde Brunmayr – transverse flute, Lars-Ulrik Mortensen – harpsichord, Lorenz Duftschmid – viola da gamba, Ulrike Becker – cello, cpo 777 376, GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN QUATUORS PARISIENS VOL. 2 & 3

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Ich hatte viel Bekümmernisse TWV 1:843 1. Chor, 5. Aria, & 8. Chor, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max, cpo 777195-2, DREI SIND, DIE DA ZEUGEN IM HIMMEL

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto in F for 3 violins TWV53:F1 (Tafelmusik), Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi, Fabio Biondi – violin, Andrea Rognoni – violin, Fabio Ravasi – violin, AgOgique AGO005, TELEMANN: QUIXOTTE & LA CHANGEANTE

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Sonata in Bb (1728) Der getreue Musikmeister, Ensemble Caprice, Matthias Maute – flute de quatre, Sophie Lariviere – flute de quatre, ATMA ACD2 2309, ENSEMBLE CAPRICE DUOS & FANTAISIES

Second Hour

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), L’ORFEO (Orpheus): Toccata, Sinfonia, Ritornella & Moresca, Le Concert d’Astree & European Voices, Emmanuelle Haim, Virgin Veritas 545642, MONTEVERDI LORFEO

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto #3 in G RV310, Brecon Baroque, Rachel Podger – violin, Channel Classics 36515, ANTONIO VIVALDI LESTRO ARMONICO

Pietro Antonio Locatelli (1695-1764), Introduction #6 in C, Raglan Baroque Players, Elizabeth Wallfisch, Hyperion 67041, LOCATELLI: SONATAS, OP.4

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D BWV1050, Apollo’s Fire: The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra & Apollo’s Singers, Jeannette Sorrell, Eclectra 2047, THE BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS

Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656-1746), Orchestral Suite #1 in C SPRING JOURNAL, L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, Michi Gaigg, cpo 777 150, LE JOURNAL DU PRINTEMPS OP.1 SPRING DIARY

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Atalanta: Overture, The English Concert, Alison Balsom – trumpet, EMI Classics 440329, SOUND THE TRUMPET

Third Hour

Johannes Ockeghem (1410/25-1497), Missa Au travail suis: gloria, Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, Gimell 454935, JOHANNES OCKEGHEM: AU TRAVAIL SUIS - DE PLUS EN PLUS

John Loeillet (Jean Baptiste), Suite #1 in g: 4 dances, David Russell – guitar, Telarc 80559, DAVID RUSSELL GUITAR PLAYS BAROQUE MUSIC

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Don Juan: Ballet Music, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Bruno Weil, Sony 53119, GLUCK: DON JUAN, SEMIRAMIS, TAFELMUSIK BRUNO WEIL

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Griselda: Suite, Les Boreades (Montreal), ATMA 2152, THEATRE MUSICAL

Fourth Hour

Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704), Sonata Nona Op.16, Ensemble Strumentali del Duomo di Novara, Paolo Monticelli, Opus 111 OPS30-206, ISABELLA LEONARDA (1620-1704) LA MUSA NOVARESE

Anna Amalia of Prussia (1723-1787), Sonata in F for flute & b.c., Emmanuel Pahud – flute, Jonathan Manson – cello, Trevor Pinnock – harpsichord, EMI Classics 84220, THE FLUTE KING

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), Antiphone: O rubor sanguinis, Anonymous 4, Harmonia Mundi 907200, 11,000 VIRGINS: CHANTS FOR THE FEAST OF ST. URSULA

Mademoiselle (Louise) Duval (1718-after 1775), Suite from the Ballet “The Genies”, Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta, Newport Classics 60102, BAROQUEN TREASURES

Anna Bon di Venezia (1740-after 1767), Flute Sonata in g op.1 #5, Hans Joachim Fuss – flute, Nicolau de Figuereido – harpsichord, Rene Schiffer – cello, Koch Discovery 920256, THE BAROQUE FLUTE

Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729), Sonata in d for violin (1707), Les Voix Humaines (Human Voices), Alice Pierot – violon, Christine Payeux – viole de gambe, Alpha 006, ELISABETH JACQUET DE LA GUERRE:LE SOMMEIL DULISSE

 

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Playlist 2017-09-03

Queen Anne

This Week’s Links

Labor Day

Alison Balsom – trumpet

Calefax

LAGQ

Christopher Tye

First Hour

Christopher Tye (1505-1573), Dum transisset (instrumental) & Rubum quem (instrumental), Byrde Recorder Consort, Harmonia Mundi 907396, CHRISTOPHER TYE: LATIN & ENGLISH CHURCH MUSIC

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Trumpet (orig. Violin) Concerto in a RV356 from L’ESTRO ARMONICO, Scottish Ensemble, Alison Balsom – trumpet, EMI Classics 56094, ALISON BALSOM * ITALIAN CONCERTOS

John Dowland (1563-1626), Flow My Tears & Fine Knacks for Ladies, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus 5546, MUSIC FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS

Johannes Ockeghem (1410/25-1497), Mass “Fors Seulement”: kyrie & gloria, Calefax Reed Ensemble, CanalGrand 9321, CALEFAX REED ENSEMBLE: SHOSTAKOVICH, BRUMEL, OCKEGHEM

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), Dance Suite from Terpsichore, LAGQ (Los Angeles Guitar Quartet), Delos, 3132, DANCES FROM RENAISSANCE TO NUTCRACKER

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto for Oboe d’amore & strings, Sinfonia Varsovia, Albrecht Mayer – oboe d’amore, Deutsche Grammophon 4765681, ALBRECHT MAYER: NEW SEASONS * HANDEL FOR OBOE & ORCHESTRA

 

Second Hour

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687),, Ballet d’Alcidiane et Polexandre (1658): Overture & Chaconne, Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, Naxos 554003, BALLET MUSIC FOR THE SUN KING

William Brade (1560-1630), Three Mascharadas & Paduana XI/Galliard XI, King’s Noyse, David Douglass, Harmonia Mundi 907165, MASCHARADA – MUSIC AT THE BUCKENBURG COURT OF ERNST III

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Birthday Ode for Queen Anne HWV74: Eternal Source of light divine, The English Concert, Alison Balsom – trumpet, Iestyn Davies – countertenor, EMI Classics, 440329, SOUND THE TRUMPET

Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773), Horn Concerto #3 in Eb, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Barry Tuckwell – horn, London 417406, BAROQUE HORN CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata #1 in b BWV1014, Michelle Makarski – violin, Keith Jarrett – piano, ECM New Series 2230/31, SIX SONATAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto #4 in F RV286 Per la solennità di San Lorenzo, The English Concert, Andrew Manze, Harmonia Mundi 907332, ANTONIO VIVALDI CONCERTOS FOR THE EMPEROR

 

Third Hour

John Blow (1649-1708), Chacony in G, Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel, Deutsche Grammophon, 453418, CHACONNE

Johann Melchior Molter (1696-1765), Trumpet Concerto MWV4 #8, Wurtemberg Chamber Orchestra, Jorg Faerber, Guy Touvron – trumpet, RCA 61200, MOLTER: TRUMPET CONCERTOS

Orlande de Lasso (c.1532/30-1594), Motet Osculetur me
Orlande de Lasso (c.1532/30-1594), Missa Osculetur me: Kyrie, Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, Gimell 018, LASSUS: MISSA OSCULETUR ME

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Chaconne (Curtain Tune, TIMON OF ATHENS), Il Giardino Armonico (Harmonic Garden), Giovanni Antonini, Teldec 8573-85557, MUSICA BAROCCA

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Harmonia Sacra No.1, Z.193: Now that the sun hath veiled his light, Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Joseph Jennings & Skip Sempe, Teldec Classics 60290, CHANTICLEER EVENING PRAYER PURCELL

Marin Marais (1656-1728), Alcione: Suite #1, Concert of Nations, Jordi Savall, Auvidis 8525, ALCIONE: SUITES DES AIRS A JOUER

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)

 

Fourth Hour

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in f Allegro K 365 L 480, Orion Weiss – piano, Naxos 573222, SCARLATTI COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS VOL.15

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Sonata in a RV86 recorder & bassoon, Musica Pacifica Baroque Ensemble, Judith Linsenberg – recorder, Michael McCraw – bassoon, Dorian Sono Luminus 90704, FIRE BENEATH MY FINGERS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), GLORIA RV588:gloria in excelsis Deo, Hanover Band & Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Stephen Darlington, Nimbus 5278, VIVALDI GLORIAS RV 588 AND 589

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Suite in F for 2 Horns, strings & continuo, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Hermann Baumann – horn 1, Timothy Brown – horn 2 (Iona’s brother), Philips, 412226, TELEMANN HORN CONCERTOS

Jacques Paisible (c.1565-1721), Vale Royall XIV in a for treble recorder, guitar and bass viol, Musicke’s Pleasure Garden, Michael Hell – recorder, Rebeka Rusó – bass viol, paladino music pmr 0071, JACQUES PAISIBLE COMPLETE RECORDER SONATAS

Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700/01-1775), Quintet #3 in G, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini, Harmonia Mundi 901245, GIOVANNI BATTISTA & GIUSEPPE SAMMARTINI: CONCERTI & SINFONIE

Playlist 2017-08-27

St. Mark's Basilica, Venice

This Week’s Links

Basilica San Marco

Venice Tourist invasion

Alison Balsom – trumpet

Christopher Tye

Venice

First Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Sonata #2 in Bb: andante & allegro, Marcel Ponseele – oboe, Ewald Demeyere – harpsichord, Richte Van der Meer – cello, Accent 99136, VIVALDI & HANDEL SONATAS & TRIO SONATAS FOR OBOE & B.C.

Manuscript, I-La fille guillemin (instr.) CM 6, II-Zappay (instr.) CM 20, III-Collinetto (instr.) CM 22, & V-La Spagna (instr.), La Capella Reial de Catalunya (Royal Capella of Catalonia), Jordi Savall, Alia Vox AV 9816, EL CANCIONERO DE MONTECASSINO (1396-1458)

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Book 2:10th Ordre: La Mezangere, Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion 67520, FRANCOIS COUPERIN KEYBOARD MUSIC VOL.3

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770), Concerto in D D.53, Scottish Ensemble, Alison Balsom – trumpet, EMI Classics 56094, ALISON BALSOM * ITALIAN CONCERTOS

Giovanni Frescobaldi (1583-1643), Partita sopra il Balletto, Eliot Fisk – guitar, Music Master 67151, THE BEST OF ELIOT FISK

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Gordian Knot Unty’d Z.597, Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, Naxos 8.570149, PURCELL: THEATRE MUSIC VOL.1

Second Hour

Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690), Sonata LA FOSCARI op.2 #8, El Mundo, Richard Savino – guitar, Koch 7446, VENICE BEFORE VIVALDI

Andrea Gabrieli (c.1532-1585), Now that the Adriatic Sea rests…, How shall I have peace on earth…, & O Gentle Chain, my heart’s delight, Weser-Renaissance Bremen, Manfred Cordes, cpo 642, MADRIGALI E CANZONI

Giovanni Gabrieli (1554/7-1612), Canzon #18, London Brass, Teldec, 90856, GABRIELI IN VENICE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Oratorio JUDITHA TRIUMPHANS RV644: aria: Si fulgida, coro: Mundi rector, coro: Plena nectare non mero, & coro: Arma, caedes, vindictae, Ensemble Caprice, Matthias Maute, Analekta AN 2 9995, THE RETURN OF ANGELS

Antonio Caldara (c.1671-1736), Ciaccona a 3, Various Artists, Maurice Steger – recorder, Naoki Kitaya – harpsichord, – viol, Harmonia Mundi HMC 902253, SOUVENIRS D’ITALIE

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751), Concerto #2 in d Op.9 (orig oboe), Wurtemberg Chamber Orchestra, Jorg Faerber, Maurice Andre – trumpet, Erato 45751,

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Psalm 112: laudate pueri, Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland Baroque Orchestra), Jeannette Sorrell, AVIE 2206, CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610

Third Hour

Tielmann Susato (c.1500-c.1561), Ronde, La Mourisque, & Ronde Mon Amy, English Chamber Orchestra Brass Ensemble, Donald Fraser, RCA 61541, BAROQUE BRASS

Carlo Alessio Razetti (fl.18th c.), Concerto in f for violin, Arion Baroque Orchestra, Stefano Montanari – baroque violin, Early Music 7776, HIDDEN TREASURES OF ITALY

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), My heart is inditing, Chanticleer & Capriccio Stravagante, Joseph Jennings & Skip Sempe, Teldec Classics 60290, CHANTICLEER EVENING PRAYER PURCELL

Jean-Fery Rebel (1666-1747), Les Caracteres de la Danse (Characters of the Dance), Tempesta di Mare, Sunday Baroque 001, HAND PICKED SUNDAY BAROQUE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Sonata #2 in d RV12 MANCHESTER, Nigel Kennedy – violin, Mitzi Meyerson – harpsichord, Olaf Maninger – cello, Taro Takeuchi – baroque guitar, EMI 57859, NIGEL KENNEDY VIVALDI II

Fourth Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Agrippina: Sinfonia HWV6: gigue, sarabande, & matelot, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, Analekta AN 2 2004, HANDEL: ARIAS AND DANCES, EXCERPTS FROM AGRIPPINA & ALCINA

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite in E major BWV1006a:Suite, Sharon Isbin – guitar, Erato 8-2564617518-5, BACH FOR GUITAR – LUTE SUITES

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Suite in a for Recorder, Strings & BC TWV 55, a 2 3, Rebel Baroque Orchestra, Jorg-Michael Schwarz – violin, Matthias Maute – recorder, Dorian 90302, TELEMANN ALLA POLACCA: CONCERTI & SUITES BY GP TELEMANN

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto ripieno in C RV114, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon, Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv B0006728, CONCERTI E SINFONIE PER ARCHI (CONCERTOS & SINFONIAS FOR STRINGS