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Then - Renaissance Airs And Dances / Stockholm Chamber Brass


Release Date: 01/22/2013 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 2017  
Composer:  Francisco de la TorreTylman SusatoCarlo GesualdoJohn Dowland,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The Stockholm Chamber Brass here presents a well-played program of Renaissance music arranged for modern brass, with the pluses and caveats that implies. The music’s fantastic and very well-selected: Susato, Dowland, Monteverdi, Gesualdo. The program itself smartly combines these, moving from lively dances and martial airs to arias and slow works of great beauty. Many tracks add percussion to the mix. The Monteverdi ‘moresca’ (track 25) is irresistible. The brass ensemble plays marvelously throughout, especially in slower, more introspective selections. Only the very first track, ‘La Spagna’, features a trombone solo that I think sounds hurried. Thoughtfully, one trumpet is on the far left and the other on the far right, and even more Read more thoughtfully, the booklet tells you who’s who.

This is a highly polished modern brass quintet playing Renaissance arrangements with solemn precision and occasional dancing exuberance. The recorded sound’s terrific and the project is well-documented."

-- MusicWeb International

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Works on This Recording

1. La Spagna by Francisco de la Torre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Spain 
2. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Sans roch by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
3. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Passe et medio by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
4. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Mon desir by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
5. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Mille regretz by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
6. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Danse du roy by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
7. Gaillarde 2 (from Dansereye) by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1551 
8. Gaillarde 15 ("Le Tout") (from Dansereye) by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1551 
9. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Allemande VIII by Tylman Susato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
10. Madrigals, Book 6: T'amo mia vita, la mia cara vita by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Italy 
11. Madrigals, Book 5: Tu m'uccidi, o crudele by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Italy 
12. Madrigals, Book 5: Dolcissima mia vita by Carlo Gesualdo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1611; Italy 
13. Sir John Smith, his Almaine, P 47 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
14. Semper Dowland semper dolens, P 9 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
15. Mr. Giles Hobie's Galliard, P 29 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
16. King of Denmark, his Galliard, P 40 by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
17. Frogg Galliard, P 23A by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
18. Firste Booke of Songes or Ayres: no 4, If my complaints could passions move by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1597; England 
19. Earl of Essex, his Galliard, P 42a by John Dowland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
20. L'Orfeo: Sinfonie and Moresca by Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 
21. L'Orfeo: Sinfonia by Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 
22. L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro [Final Duet] by Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1642; Venice, Italy 
23. Scherzi musicali, volume 1: Damigella tutta bella by Claudio Monteverdi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1607; Italy 
24. Tourdion by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century 
25. Branle double by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
26. Au joli bois by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: France 
27. La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire by Pierre Certon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
28. Je l'ayme bien by Orlando de Lassus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Chamber Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1555 

Sound Samples

Danza alta, sobre "la Spagna" (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): No. 10. Mon desir
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Gaillarde No. 2 - Allemaigne No. 8
Madrigals for 5 Voices, Book 5 (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Madrigals for 5 Voices, Book 5: Tu m'uccidi, o crudele (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
The Earl of Essex, his Galliard, P. 12 (arr. C. Lindberg for brass ensemble)
Semper Dowland semper dolens, P. 9 (arr. C. Lindberg for brass ensemble)
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Pavane d'Espagne, "Dance du roy"
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Pavane, "Mille Regrets"
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Bergerette, "Sans roch"
Lachrimae, P. 15 (arr. J. Agnas for brass ensemble)
The Frog Galliard, P. 23 (arr. J. Agnas for brass ensemble)
T'amo mia vita, la mia cara vita (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
Tuordion (arr. S. Gustavsson): Tuordion (arr. S. Gustavsson for brass ensemble)
Je l'ayme bien (arr. S. Gustavsson): Je l'ayme bien (arr. S. Gustavsson for brass ensemble)
Branle double, la vieille (arr. S. Gustavsson): Branle double, la vieille (arr. S. Gustavsson for brass ensemble)
Vous me tuez si doucement - Au joly bois (arr. S. Gustavsson for brass ensemble)
La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire (arr. S. Gustavsson): La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire (arr. S. Gustavsson for brass ensemble)
Book of Songs, Book 1: If my complaints could passions move (arr. J. Agnas for brass ensemble)
Sir John Smith, his Almain, P. 47 (arr. J. Agnas for brass ensemble)
Passe et Medio (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
Danserye (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Gaillarde No. 15: Le tout
The King of Denmark's Galiard, H. 11 (arr. C. Lindberg for brass ensemble)
Mr. Giles Hobies Galliard, H. 15 (arr. C. Lindberg for brass ensemble)
Dolcissima mia vita (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
L'Orfeo (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Act I: Sinfonia
L'incoronazione di Poppea (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): L'incoronazione di Poppea, Act III: Pur ti miro (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)
L'Orfeo (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Act III: Sinfonia
Scherzi musicali cioe arie et madrigali, SV 246-251 (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble): Scherzi musicali cioe arie et madrigali: Damigella tutta bella (arr. U. Agnas for brass ensemble)

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