La Meridiana & Les voyages de l’amour: French Music for Woodwinds

April 3, 2019, 10:00 pm

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Celebrating its 13th anniversary this year, Ensemble Meridiana’s five members come from four different countries, having met during their studies at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland, where they specialized in early music. For its program Les voyages de l’amour, Ensemble Meridiana is joined by Mirko Arnone playing theorbo and Baroque guitar. Recorded live in concert in Rougemont, Switzerland’s Church of Saint Nicholas, as part of La Folia Early Music Festival.


Michel Corette (1709-1795)
Concerto comique #6 in G, Op 8: “Le plaisir des dames”

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755)
Sonata #4 in g minor, Op 37
“Arrivée des génies élémentaires” from Les voyages de l’amour, Op 60

Jean-Féry Rebel (1666-1747)
Sonata #6 in b minor

Joseph Bodin de Boismoriter
Premier ballet de village en trio, Op 52

Jean-Féry Rebel
Les Caractères de la danse


Dominique Tingely: recorder, Baroque bassoon; Sarah Humphrey: Baroque oboe; uncredited: Baroque violin; Tore Eketorp: viola da gamba, quinton; Christian Kjos: harpsichord; Mirko Arnone: theorbo, Baroque guitar (guest artist)

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