Cantate Deo — Sacred music from 17th-century Italy

January 23, 2019, 10:00 pm

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Accordone, the innovative ensemble founded in 1984 by Guido Morini and Marco Beasley, presents celestial songs (motets for two similar voices) from the early 17th century by composers including Donati, Giamberti, and Monteverdi. Tonight’s recital was recorded live in concert June 6 in St. Procopius Basilica in the Moravian town of Třebíč, part of the Concentus Moraviae Festival.

Playlist

Biagio Marini (~1594-1663): Sonata a 3 sopra ‘Fuggi dolente core’
Ignatio Donati (~1570-1638): In te, Domine, speravi
Giovanni Paolo Caprioli (?-1627): Salve Regina
Alessandro Grandi (1586-1630): O beate Hieronime
Giovanni Paolo Cima (1570-1630): Sonata a 3
Giuseppe Giamberti (~1600-1662): Virgo prudentissima
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643): Salve Regina
Giovanni Battista Fontana (1571-~1630): Sonata VII per due violini e basso
Giovanni Felice Sances (~1600-1679): Stabat Mater dolorosa
Ignatio Donati: Cantate Deo
Bonifazio Graziani (1604-1664): Ave Maris Stella

ARTISTS
Accordone Ensemble; Guido Morini, Director
Marco Beasley & Serge Goubidoud; tenors; Rosella Croce; violin; Guido Morini, harpsichord, positive organ

Opening & Closing Theme for Baroque&Before:
Joan Ambrosio Dalza: Piva, performed by Musica Reservata (Boston Skyline BSD 123)