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Early Delights

A Sunday hour with early music goodies.

Today, the music is performed by five ensembles that will be heard at the upcoming Festival Oude Muziek in Utrecht. Here you can hear them with music that will not be performed at the festival.

Antoine Boësset (1586–1643)
1 Fut-il jamais une rigueur pareille
2 Que prétendez-vous mes désirs
3 Ne vante point, flambeau des cieux
4 Ce roi vainqueur de nos malheurs
Ensemble Correspondances conducted by Sébastien Daucé
(cd: Les plaisirs du Louvre. Harmonia Mundi HMM 905320, 2020)

Anne Azéma

Alfonso el Sabio (1221–1284)
5 A Virgen Santa Maria (CSM 8)
6 Gran dereit’ é de seer (CSM 56)
7 Maravillosos e piadosos (CSM 139)
Anne Azéma, vocalist and hurdy-gurdy. Shira Kammen, fiddle, rebec and harp
(cd: Étoile du nord – Gauthier de Coinci et le miracle médiéval. Calliope CAL 9525, 2003)

Cipriano de Rore (1516–1565)
8 Calami sonum ferentes
9 Ben qui si mostra il ciel
10 Di virtu, di costumi
Ensemble I Fedeli conducted by Josué Meléndez, cornetto
(cd: Codex Tarasconi diminuito. Passacaille 983, 2012)

Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)
From: Vespro della Beata Vergine, SV206 (1610)
11 Toccata et Domine ad adjuvandum
12 Dixit Dominus
Claire Lefilliâtre, soprano. Fiona McGown, mezzo soprano. Pierre-Antoine Chaumien, tenor. Sebastien Obrecht, tenor. Arnaud Richard, bass. La Tempête conducted by Simon-Pierre Bestion
(cd: Claudio Monteverdi – Vespro della Beata Vergine. Alpha Classics ALPHA 552, 2019)

Sequentia

Anonymous(11th century)
13 Quisquis composito
14 Nubibus atris
15 Stans a longe
Ensemble Sequentia: Benjamin Bagby, vocalist harp and conductor. Hanna Marti, vocalist and harp. Norbert Rodenkirchen, flutes
(cd: Boëthius – Songs of consolation. Glossa GCD 922518, 2018)

Addition:
Louis Couperin (1626–1661)
16 La Piémontoise
Ensemble Correspondances conducted by Sébastien Daucé
(cd: Les plaisirs du Louvre. Harmonia Mundi HMM 905320, 2020)

 

Highlighted on photo: I Fedeli

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