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Lunacy: Songs of Madness and the Moon: Dowland, Purcell, Howells, Burgon / Lawrence Zazzo, countertenor; Shizuko Noiri, lute

Album Summary

>Howells, Herbert : Full Moon
>Purcell, Henry : Don Quixote, Z 578
>Campion, Thomas : The sypres curten of the night is spread
>Kapsberger, Johannes Hieronymus : Toccata for lute no 1
>Burgon, Geoffrey : Lunar Beauty, for medium voice & guitar
>Dowland, John [Composer] : Preludium, for lute, P 98
>Dowland, John [Composer] : In darkness let me dwell, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musicall Banquet)
>Dowland, John [Composer] : What poor astronomers are they, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
>Boyle, Rory : Love Lyrics (2) for voice & lute
>Purcell, Henry : I'll sail upon the Dog Star
>Schumann, Robert : Liederkreis, Op. 39
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Abendempfindung, K 523
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Notes & Reviews:

On his first Evil Penguin recording, Lawrence Zazzo explores the intimacy of the lute song in a remarkable program focusing on madness and midnight.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: St. Martin's Church, Tourinnes-la Grosse, Belgium (07/2011).



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Works Details

>Howells, Herbert : Full Moon
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Purcell, Henry : Don Quixote, Z 578
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Campion, Thomas : The sypres curten of the night is spread
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Kapsberger, Johannes Hieronymus : Toccata for lute no 1
  • Performer: Shizuko Noiri (Lute)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Burgon, Geoffrey : Lunar Beauty, for medium voice & guitar
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1985-1986

>Dowland, John [Composer] : Preludium, for lute, P 98
  • Performer: Shizuko Noiri (Lute)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Dowland, John [Composer] : In darkness let me dwell, for voice, lute & bass viol (A Musicall Banquet)
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 1610

>Dowland, John [Composer] : What poor astronomers are they, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs)
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: by 1603

>Boyle, Rory : Love Lyrics (2) for voice & lute
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Purcell, Henry : I'll sail upon the Dog Star
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1688

>Schumann, Robert : Liederkreis, Op. 39
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1840

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Abendempfindung, K 523
  • Performers: Shizuko Noiri (Lute); Lawrence Zazzo (Countertenor)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1787