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Early Delights

An hour of early musical pleasures. On today’s agenda: dance music by Playford, French Baroque music by Jean-Marie Leclair and Dutch music for the recorder.

John Playford (1623 – 1686)
From ‘The English Dancing Master’ (1651):
1. Scotch Cap
2. Oranges and lemons
3. Jenny pluck pears
The Playfords
(Album: Oranges & Lemons – John Playford’s English Dancing Master (1651). Coviello Classics COV 20709, 2007)

Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaar (1692 – 1766)
4. Sonata terza, in G major
– I Grave
– II Allegro
– III Sarabanda grave
– IV Giga presto
Erik Bosgraaf, recorder. Francesco Corti, harpsichord
(Album: Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer and the recorder in the Low Countries. Brilliant Classics 95907, 2017)

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697 – 1764)
5. Première récréation de musique, op. 6 (1736)
– I Ouverture
– II Gracieusement
– III Forlanne
– IV Menuet
Musica Alta Ripa
(Album: Récréations de musique 1 & 2. MDG 309 1762-2, 2012)

Traditional
6. The Star of the County Down
7. Blacke Almaine
Björn Werner, tenor. Anne Schneider, soprano. The Playfords
(Album: Oranges & Lemons – John Playford’s English Dancing Master (1651). Coviello Classics COV 20709, 2007)

Jean-Marie Leclair
8. Première récréation de musique, op. 6 (continuation)
– V Gavotte
– VI Passepied
– VII Sarabande
– VIII Chaconne
Musica Alta Ripa
(Album: Récréations de musique 1 & 2. MDG 309 1762-2, 2012)

Addition:
John Playford
9. The Indian Queen
The Playfords
(Album: Oranges & Lemons – John Playford’s English Dancing Master (1651). Coviello Classics COV 20709, 2007)

Featured image: La Danse by Jean Antoine Watteau

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