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Century Vol 11 - The Italian Baroque Revolution (1600-1750)


Release Date: 01/10/2006 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 2908173   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sigismondo D'IndiaClaudio MonteverdiOrazio VecchiPier Francesco Cavalli,   ... 
Performer:  Maria Cristina KiehrMarius Van AltenaGuy de MeyBarbara Schlick,   ... 
Conductor:  Jean-Marc AymesRené JacobsWilliam ChristieDominique Visse,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto SoaveConcerto VocaleLes Arts Florissants,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Concerto Soave, Concerto Cologne, Concerto Vocale, Les Arts Florissants, Clément Janequin Ensemble, Ensemble 415. Conductors: Jean-Marc Aymes, René Jacobs, William Christie, Dominique Visse, Chiara Banchini. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Concerto Soave, Concerto Cologne, Concerto Vocale, Les Arts Florissants, Clément Janequin Ensemble, Ensemble 415. Conductors: Jean-Marc Aymes, René Jacobs, William Christie, Dominique Visse, Chiara Banchini. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le musiche, libro I: Piange, madonna by Sigismondo D'India
Performer:  Maria Cristina Kiehr (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean-Marc Aymes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Soave
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1609; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Tibor Varga Studio, Sion, Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Madrigals, Book 5: Ch'io t'ami e t'ami piu de la mia vita - T'amo, mia vita! by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Marius Van Altena (Tenor), Guy de Mey (Tenor), Barbara Schlick (Soprano),
René Jacobs (Countertenor), Michiel Ten Houte de Lange (Tenor)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1605; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Madrigals, Book 7: O come sei gentil, caro augellino by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Sandrine Piau (Soprano), Claire Brua (Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs,  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants,  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1619; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Madrigals, Book 8: Ardo, avvampo, mi struggo by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1638; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Fontevraud Abbey, Saumur, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Scherzi musicali, volume 2: Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti "Ciaccona" by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  William Christie (Harpsichord), Jaap ter Linden (Bass Viola da gamba), René Jacobs (Countertenor),
Helga Müller-Molinari (Soprano), Konrad Junghänel (Lute)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1632; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
L'Amfiparnaso: Benchè siat'usi, o spettatori illustri by Orazio Vecchi
Conductor:  Dominique Visse
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clément Janequin Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1597; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
L'Orfeo: Possente spirto by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Laurence Dale (Tenor)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Act 2, Scene 3 by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Andreas Lebeda (Baritone), Gerd Türk (Tenor), Dominique Visse (Countertenor),
Michael Schopper (Bass)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Calisto: Piante ombroso by Pier Francesco Cavalli
Performer:  Maria Bayo (Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Vocale
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1652; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Selva morale e spirituale: Confitebor tibi Domine a 5 by Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1640; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11.
Oratorio per la Settimana Santa: Introduzione by Luigi Rossi
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 0 Minutes 41 Secs. 
12.
Oratorio per la Settimana Santa: Baraba a noi si dia! by Luigi Rossi
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Oratorio per la Settimana Santa: E di Gesù che fia? by Luigi Rossi
Conductor:  William Christie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Arts Florissants
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Il primo libro di capricci fatti sopra diversi soggetti et arie in partitura: no 5, La bassa fiammenga by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Performer:  John Butt (Organ)
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Sonate, symphonie e retornelli, Op. 8: Sonata in Ecco by Biagio Marini
Performer:  Andrew Manze (Violin), Stanley Ritchie (Violin), Mary Springfels (Bass Viola da gamba),
John Holloway (Violin), Nigel North (Theorbo), John Toll (Organ),
John Toll (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1626; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  Richardson Auditorium, Princeton, NJ 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
16.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 1st movement, Vivace-Grave by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini,  Jesper Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
17.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - Allegro by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini,  Jesper Christensen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
18.
Concerto for Violin in G major: 3rd movement, Presto by Giuseppe Tartini
Performer:  Chiara Banchini (Violin)
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
19.
Symphony in D major, JC 14: 1st movement, Allegro by Giovanni Battista Sammartini
Conductor:  Chiara Banchini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1739; Milan, Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  St Giorgio Church, Morbio Inferiore 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
20.
Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Al tuo cenno reale by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Christina Högman (Soprano), Jeffrey Gall (Countertenor), Gian Paolo Fagotto (Tenor),
Bernarda Fink (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Act 2, Scene 2" and "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Fato tiranno e crudo." 
21.
Idaspe: Qual guerriero in campo armato by Riccardo Broschi
Performer:  Vivica Genaux (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1730; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/2002 
Venue:  Teldex Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22.
Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Act 2, Scene 2 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Gian Paolo Fagotto (Tenor), Jeffrey Gall (Countertenor), Bernarda Fink (Mezzo Soprano),
Christina Högman (Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Al tuo cenno reale" and "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Fato tiranno e crudo." 
23.
Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Fato tiranno e crudo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Jeffrey Gall (Countertenor), Gian Paolo Fagotto (Tenor), Christina Högman (Soprano),
Bernarda Fink (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  René Jacobs
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble 415
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Al tuo cenno reale" and "Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, HWV 16: Act 2, Scene 2." 
24.
Le musiche, book 1: Piange, madonna by Sigismondo D'India
Performer:  Maria Cristina Kiehr (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jean-Marc Aymes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concerto Soave
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/2001 
Venue:  Tibor Varga Studio, Sion, Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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