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"Close thine Eyes" - songs with b.c. by Purcell, Banister, Poole, Finger / Joanna Klisowska, soprano; Peter Kooij, bass

Audio Samples

>Purcell, Henry : Begin the song and strike the living lyre, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 183
>Banister, John : Divisions on a Ground
>Purcell, Henry : Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation"
>Purcell, Henry : Suite for Harpsichord no 1 in G major, Z 660
>Purcell, Henry : Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z 184
>Purcell, Henry : Chaconne (Two in One Upon a Ground), for 2 flutes & continuo (from "Prophetess"), Z. 627/16
>Purcell, Henry : Lord, what is man?, Z 192
>Poole, Anthony : Divisions on the Polewheele's ground
>Purcell, Henry : Music for a while
>Purcell, Henry : Ground for Harpsichord in C minor, Z D221
>Purcell, Henry : Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanias"), song, Z. 585/1
>Finger, Gottfried : Sonata for 2 violas da gamba & continuo no 4 in D minor
>Purcell, Henry : Evening Service (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis) for soloists, chorus & organ in G minor, Z. 231

Album Summary

>Purcell, Henry : Begin the song and strike the living lyre, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 183
>Banister, John : Divisions on a Ground
>Purcell, Henry : Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation"
>Purcell, Henry : Suite for Harpsichord no 1 in G major, Z 660
>Purcell, Henry : Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z 184
>Purcell, Henry : Chaconne (Two in One Upon a Ground), for 2 flutes & continuo (from "Prophetess"), Z. 627/16
>Purcell, Henry : Lord, what is man?, Z 192
>Poole, Anthony : Divisions on the Polewheele's ground
>Purcell, Henry : Music for a while
>Purcell, Henry : Ground for Harpsichord in C minor, Z D221
>Purcell, Henry : Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanias"), song, Z. 585/1
>Finger, Gottfried : Sonata for 2 violas da gamba & continuo no 4 in D minor
>Purcell, Henry : Evening Service (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis) for soloists, chorus & organ in G minor, Z. 231
Performers Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The pieces here illustrate an intimist repertory, with no division between sacred and profane, precisely the way they could have been performed in a private performance of the time.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012).



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Works Details

>Purcell, Henry : Begin the song and strike the living lyre, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 183
  • Performers: Peter Kooij; Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1693

>Banister, John : Divisions on a Ground
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : Tell me, some pitying angel, Z 196 "Blessed Virgin's Expostulation"
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord); Joanna Klisowska
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1693

>Purcell, Henry : Suite for Harpsichord no 1 in G major, Z 660
  • Performer: Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1696

>Purcell, Henry : Close thine eyes and sleep secure, Z 184
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Peter Kooij; Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord); Joanna Klisowska
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1688

>Purcell, Henry : Chaconne (Two in One Upon a Ground), for 2 flutes & continuo (from "Prophetess"), Z. 627/16
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Organ)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1690

>Purcell, Henry : Lord, what is man?, Z 192
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord); Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Joanna Klisowska
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1692

>Poole, Anthony : Divisions on the Polewheele's ground
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.

>Purcell, Henry : Music for a while
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Peter Kooij; Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1692

>Purcell, Henry : Ground for Harpsichord in C minor, Z D221
  • Performer: Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1700

>Purcell, Henry : Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanias"), song, Z. 585/1
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord); Joanna Klisowska
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1695

>Finger, Gottfried : Sonata for 2 violas da gamba & continuo no 4 in D minor
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Lorenzo Feder (Organ); Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Purcell, Henry : Evening Service (Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis) for soloists, chorus & organ in G minor, Z. 231
  • Performers: Cristiano Contadin (Viola da gamba); Peter Kooij; Lorenzo Feder (Harpsichord); Lorenzo Feder (Organ)
  • Notes: Chiesa di S. Bartolomeo, Rovereto (05/01/2012-05/03/2012)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque