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Early Delights

An hour with delights of early music. There is no line or theme in today’s programme. The only thing is that our 6 composers all have a first name that begins with the letter D.

 

Daniel Purcell (ca 1670 – 1717)
1 Toccata in A flat minor
2 The unhappy penitent – chaconne in A flat minor
3 Violin sonata in A flat major
– Largo
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro
– Largo
Hazel Brooks, violin. David Pollock, harpsichord
(cd: The unknown Purcell – Sonatas by Daniel Purcell. Chandos Records CHAN 0795, 2013)

David Pohle (1624 – 1695)
4 Le testament du Sr. Belleville a 4 in F flat major
– Serenade
– Courante simple
– Courante
– Sarabande 1
– Sarabande 2
– La Bourée
L’Arpa Festante conducted by Christoph Hesse
(cd: Splendid harmony – 17th century instrumental music by students of Heinrich Schütz. Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88985419452, 2017)

Domenico da Piacenza (1400 – 1476)
From: De arte saltandi e choreas ducendii
5 Belfiore
6 Tesara
7 La gelosia
8 Anello y Verçeppe
9 Belriguardo
Capella de Ministrers conducted by Carles Magraner
(cd: Quattrocentro. Capella de Ministrers CDM 1742, 2017)

Domenico Zipoli (1688 – 1726)
10 Pastorale allegro
11 Pastorale piva
12 Pastorale
13 Battaglia imperiale
14 Battaglia dolorosa
15 Battaglia furiosa
Ensemble Caprice Stuttgart conducted by Matthias Maute
(cd: Salsa baroque. Analekta AN 2 9957, 2010)

Domenico Gabrielli (1659 – 1690)
16 Sonata no 1 for cello and basso continuo, in G flat major
– Grave
– Allegro
– Largo
– Prestissimo
17 Sonata no 2 for cello and basso continuo, in A flat major
– Grave
– Allegro
– Largo
– Presto
Bettina Hoffmann, cello. Ensemble Modo Antiquo
(cd: Domenico Gabrielli – Opera completa per violoncello. Tactus TC 650701, 2001)

Addition:
Diego Ortiz (1510 – 1570)
From: Trattado de glosas (1553)
18 Passamezzo antico
19 Passamezzo moderno
Hespèrion XXI conducted by Jordi Savall
(cd: Ostinato. Alia Vox AV 9820, 2001)

 

On image: print ‘D’ of Cornelis Anthonisz (Amsterdam, ca. 1505-1553)

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