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An Italian Rant. Multiple performances of this well-known theme from the 17th century.

An Italian Rant is also known as: Ballo delle Virtu, Ballo di Mantova, Sonata prima sopra fuggi dolente and Fuggi fuggi.This theme  (which may be known from the Moldau van Smetana) can be heard in all sorts of historic forms during this programme, and is alternated with other Italian instrumental works from the same time period, namely the early 17th century.
1. Giuseppino del Biabo.
Fuggi, fuggi, fuggi.
Julianne Baird, soprano. Ronn McFarlane, lute.
2. – Antiphona tertia: Ex utero senectutis.
Orazio Tarditi.

Beatus vir qui timet Dominum (sopra Fuggi).
Biagio Marini.

Sonata sopra fuggi da lieti amanti.
Carlos Mena, countertenor. La Fenice led by Jean Tubéry.
3. Biagio Marini.
Sonata prima a tre sopra fuggi dolente.
Montalbano Ensemble.
4. Stefano Landi.
Sinfonia.
– Balletto delle Virtu.
– Canzona detta La Pozza.
L’Arpeggiata led by Christina Pluhar.
5. Giovan Battista Ferrini.
Ballo di Mantova Primo, Secondo, Terzo.
Roberto Loreggian, harpsichord.
6. Lorenzo Allegri.
Ballo delle Ninfe: Ballo-grave-gagliarda-gavotte-ritornello-canario-corrente.
Le Poème Harmonique led by Vincent Dumestre.
7. Francesco Corbetta.
Mantovana (Fuggi, fuggi).
– Sinfonia a due.
Anna Simboli, soprano. La Ghirlandia Mosicale.
8. John Playford.
An Italian Rant.
– Strawberries and cream.
Lautten Compagney led by Wolfgang Katschner.
9. John Playford.
Wallom Green.
– An Italian Rant.
Les Witches.

Les Witches

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