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Sound the Trumpet, Strike the Viol!

Early Music expert Kees Koudstaal serves up the most wonderful and recent classical and Early Music CD’s. In this episode new releases from Le Banquet Céleste, Andrea Landi & Stefano Zanobini and the foursome: Clare Wilkinson, Hille Perl, Veronika Skuplik and Andreas Arend.

1. Alessandro Stradella (1643-1682)
– First act from oratorio ‘San Giovanni Battista’ (listen to part II on 31 May 2020)
Performed by: Various soloists, Le Banquet Céleste led by Damien Guillon, harpsichord
(album: ‘San Giovanni Battista’, label Alpha, no. 579, 2020)

 

2. Henry Eccles (1670-1742)
– Sonata in G minor for violin and basso continuo
Performed by: Veronika Skuplik, violin. Hille Perl, viola da gamba. Andreas Arend, lute
(album: ‘Ballads within a dream’, label DHM, no. 190755982082, 2020)

 

3. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
– From: Duet mit zwei Augengläsern WoO 32: part II ‘Minuet’
Performed by: Andrea Landi, cello. Stefano Zanobini, viola
(album: ‘Colombes et Crocodiles’, label AntiquaNova, no. NA40, 2020)

 

4. Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
– ‘Music for a while’
Performed by: Clare Wilkinson, mezzo-soprano. Hille Perl, viola da gamba. Andreas
Arend, lute
(album: ‘Ballads within a dream’, label DHM, no. 190755982082, 2020)

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