• CCSSA21204 Katalognummer
  • 723385212041 EAN
  • 1SACD Format
  • 2005 Utgivelsesår

Velden, Mieneke van der (viol) | viola da gamba

Jacobs, Fred (lute) | theorbo | Linden, Jaap ter (viola de gamba) | Kooij, Peter (bass) | Zomer, Johannette (soprano)

Corkine, William | Dowland, John | Hume, Tobias | Jones, Robert | Lanier, Nicholas | Locke, Matthew | Simpson, Christopher



Corkine, William:
The Punckes delight

Dowland, John:
A Piece without title
Coranto, P100
Lasso vita mia
Prelude for lute

Hume, Tobias:
A Polish Ayre
Cease leaden slumber
Fain would I change that note
Good againe
What greater griefe

Jones, Robert: A Pavin (from Lessons for the Lyra Viol, 1601)
Lanier, Nicolas: Like hermit poor
Locke, Matthew: Duos for 2 bass viols

Simpson, Christopher:
Prelude [in E]
Prelude and Divisions on a Ground
Prelude in D

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Musickes sweetest joyes ‘For now my soule delights in heavenly noyse of musickes sweetest joyes’* Because of the gentle melancholy which underlies the instruments sound, the viola da gamba was the instrument par excellence for the music which became fashionable in 17th-century England,. Sadness was the prevailing tone in compositions of the period, as can be heard not only in many of the song texts (Go nightly cares, Like hermit poor) but also in the stately beauty of instrumental works like the Pavins. Fortunately, not all of the music of this period is gloomy or melancholy; many of the suites, with their light-footed dance movements, as well as folk song settings or grounds, provide a welcome contrast. As you study the English repertoire, you are quickly overwhelmed by the vast quantity of glorious music written for the viola da gamba, and curiosity spurs you on to continue reading through new pieces. In England, the gamba was used in various ways and in all sorts of different combinations, so that the instruments possibilities and possibilities for tone color were put to their best use……


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