Grand Tour: Music from 16th and 17th Century Italy, Spain and Germany

Audio Samples

>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Sonata a Sei
>Marini, Biagio : Sinfonia grave "La Zorzi", for chamber instruments & continuo
>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a quattro tromboni, for chamber instruments & continuo
>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a 6, for chamber instruments & continuo
>Merula, Tarquinio : Chiacona (Ciacona), for 2 treble instruments & continuo (from Canzoni overo sonate ..., 1637)
>Macque, Giovanni de : Seconde Stravaganze
>Bassano, Giovanni : Vestiva i colli (after Giovanni da Palestrina) (Motetti, madrigali, et canzoni francese, 1592)
>Castello, Dario : Sonata duodicesima, for 3 instruments & continuo no 12 in A minor (Sonata Concertate I/12)
>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Canzona a 6
>Peñalosa, Francisco de : O Domina sanctissima
>Roberts, Timothy : Canciones de clarines, for ensemble (after anonymous Spanish works)
>Correa de Arrauxo, Francisco : Tiento de Segundo Tono
>Ximénez, José : Batalla de octavo tono
>Weckmann, Matthias : Toccata III for keyboard in E minor
>Schein, Johann H. : Padouana for 4 crumhorns in D minor (Banchetto musicale)
>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 31 "Als ich einmal Lust bekam"
>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 28
>Scheidt, Samuel : Canzona on "Est-ce Mars?"
>Scheidt, Samuel : Ludi musici, Book 1

Album Summary

>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Sonata a Sei
>Marini, Biagio : Sinfonia grave "La Zorzi", for chamber instruments & continuo
>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a quattro tromboni, for chamber instruments & continuo
>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a 6, for chamber instruments & continuo
>Merula, Tarquinio : Chiacona (Ciacona), for 2 treble instruments & continuo (from Canzoni overo sonate ..., 1637)
>Macque, Giovanni de : Seconde Stravaganze
>Bassano, Giovanni : Vestiva i colli (after Giovanni da Palestrina) (Motetti, madrigali, et canzoni francese, 1592)
>Castello, Dario : Sonata duodicesima, for 3 instruments & continuo no 12 in A minor (Sonata Concertate I/12)
>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Canzona a 6
>Peñalosa, Francisco de : O Domina sanctissima
>Roberts, Timothy : Canciones de clarines, for ensemble (after anonymous Spanish works)
>Correa de Arrauxo, Francisco : Tiento de Segundo Tono
>Ximénez, José : Batalla de octavo tono
>Weckmann, Matthias : Toccata III for keyboard in E minor
>Schein, Johann H. : Padouana for 4 crumhorns in D minor (Banchetto musicale)
>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 31 "Als ich einmal Lust bekam"
>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 28
>Scheidt, Samuel : Canzona on "Est-ce Mars?"
>Scheidt, Samuel : Ludi musici, Book 1
Performers Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"This is everything a grand tour should be: educating, entertaining and enriching. Well worth exploring." - BBC Music Magazine

'Very stylish and well-informed performances of some fascinating repertoire' (Classic CD)

'This is everything a grand tour should be: educating, entertaining and enriching. Well worth exploring' (BBC Music Magazine)

'A strong recommendation' (Gramophone)

'A thoroughly recommendable issue' (Fanfare, USA)

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-.



Reviews

A welcome reissue of an adventurous early music album
Good playing, good recording, fasctinating programming. Read the full review at: http://www.classical-cd-reviews.com/2010/06/grand-tour-music-from-16th-and-17th.html
Submitted on 06/23/10 by Gavin Dixon 
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Works Details

>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Sonata a Sei
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Marini, Biagio : Sinfonia grave "La Zorzi", for chamber instruments & continuo
  • Performers: Jeremy West (Cornet); David Staff (Cornet); Timothy Roberts (Chamber Organ)
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Orchestral

>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a quattro tromboni, for chamber instruments & continuo
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Marini, Biagio : Sonata a 6, for chamber instruments & continuo
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Merula, Tarquinio : Chiacona (Ciacona), for 2 treble instruments & continuo (from Canzoni overo sonate ..., 1637)
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Macque, Giovanni de : Seconde Stravaganze
  • Performer: Timothy Roberts (Chamber Organ)
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Bassano, Giovanni : Vestiva i colli (after Giovanni da Palestrina) (Motetti, madrigali, et canzoni francese, 1592)
  • Performers: Jeremy West (Cornet); Timothy Roberts (Chamber Organ)
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1592

>Castello, Dario : Sonata duodicesima, for 3 instruments & continuo no 12 in A minor (Sonata Concertate I/12)
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 7 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1621

>Buonamente, Giovanni Battista : Canzona a 6
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Francisco de Peñalosa (1470 - 1528) : O Domina sanctissima
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral

>Roberts, Timothy : Canciones de clarines, for ensemble (after anonymous Spanish works)
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Correa de Arrauxo, Francisco : Tiento de Segundo Tono
  • Performers: Jeremy West (Cornet); David Staff (Cornet); Timothy Roberts (Chamber Organ)
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>José Ximénez (1601 - 1672) : Batalla de octavo tono
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Weckmann, Matthias : Toccata III for keyboard in E minor
  • Performer: Timothy Roberts (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Schein, Johann H. : Padouana for 4 crumhorns in D minor (Banchetto musicale)
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 31 "Als ich einmal Lust bekam"
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1641

>Vierdanck, Johann : Sonata 28
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Scheidt, Samuel : Canzona on "Est-ce Mars?"
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Scheidt, Samuel : Ludi musici, Book 1
  • Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts
  • Notes: 1993-08-16_1993-08-18&1995-
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1621