The Strangers

September 25, 2017, 8:00 pm

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Soldier Playing the Theorbo, Wikimedia Commons

The early music ensemble The Strangers present music for the High Holidays, including music of little-known Italian/Jewish composer Salomone Rossi.

The Strangers
Allison Selby Cook, soprano
Josh R. Pritchett, alto/tenor
Ryan Townsend Strand, tenor
Constantine Novotny, baritone
Joel Spears, theorbo

Music

SONGS OF SOLOMON

Keter Kadash Mizmor Lamnatseach Bar’chu

Ell moadei adonai Elohim Hashiveinu
(The Strangers)

Passacaglia
Johannes Hieronymous Kapsberger (1580-1651)
(Joel Spears, Theorbo)

ROSSI’S SECULAR WORKS

Ohime, se tanto amate Cor mio, deh non languire
(Allison Selby Cook, Soprano)

Cor mio, deh non languire
(The Strangers)

Fantasticaria detta gioviale,
Un bocconcino di fantasia, Bellerofonte Castaldi (1580-1649)
(Joel Spears, Theorbo)

Anima del cor mio
(Ryan Townsend Strand)

Udite lacrimosi Spirti d’Averno
(Constantine Novotny)

Udite lacrimosi Spirti d’Averno
(The Strangers)

Tirsi mio
(Allison Selby Cook)

Parlo misero
(Josh R. Pritchett)

Toccata IX
Partite variate sopra la folia aria,
Romanesca Chiaconna in partite variate, Alessandra Piccinini (1566-1638)
(Joel Spears, Theorbo)

Zeffiro Torna Vago augelletto
(Allison Selby Cook, Soprano & Ryan Townsend Strand, Tenor)

Poiché mori dicesti
(Josh R. Pritchett, Tenor & Allison Selby Cook, Soprano)

Messaggier di speranza
(Josh R. Pritchett, Tenor & Ryan Townsend Strand, Tenor)

Pargoletta
(Constantine Novotny, Baritone, Josh R. Pritchett, Tenor, & Ensemble)

Haleluya
(The Strangers)