1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2007-09-01Works: Christopher Simpson: Fantasia Suite, for treble instrument, 2 bass viols & continuo ("Winter"); Divisions in A minor for 3 bass viols; Fantasias (12) for ensemble "The Months"; Prélude for solo ...
Performers: Guglielmi, Luca; Spaeter, Matthias
'The Monthes' is a set of twelve fantasies for consort of viols and thorough bass written in three parts, Fantasy, Allemande, and Galliard. 'The Seasons'...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Channel Classics / 2004-10-12Works: Christopher Simpson: Prelude in D (The Division-Viol, 1665); Divisions for viola da gamba & continuo in D; Prelude [in E] (The Dicision-Viol, 1665); Division on a Ground in E minor, for viola da gamb...
Performers: Jacobs, Fred [Theorbo]; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]; ter Linden, Jaap [Cello]; van der Velden, Mieneke [Viola da Gamba]; Zomer, Johannette [Soprano Vocal]
The gentle melancholy which underlies the sound of the viola da gamba made it the instrument par excellence in 17th century England. Sadness was the...continue...
1 CD / ATMA / 2000-08-01Works: Christopher Simpson: The Seasons, 4 fantaisie-suites for treble viol, 2 bass viols & continuo
Performers: Fentross, Mike; Poirier, Rejean
Ensemble: Les Voix Humaines