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The Sonatas op. 2 by Ignazio Cirri

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Ignazio Cirri (Forlì, 1711 – 1787) Cirri was maestro di cappella from 1759 at the Cathedral of Santa Croce, now the Duomo in Forlì. In that same year he was granted entrance to the Philharmonic Academy in Bologna. He was already canon at the Duomo of Forlì since 1731. It is not certain whether his teachers included Giovanni Battista Martini who was only [...]

From Venice to Rome - a taste of 17th century Italy

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A journey in the Italian sonata of the 17th century programma-e-saggio-francesco-lora GIOVANNI MARIA BONONCINI (1642-1678) Sonata settima in sol minore [Allegro-Adagio-Presto-Grave-Allegro] Da: «Primi frutti del giardino musicale a due violini», op. I (Venetia, 1666) GIOVANNI BATTISTA BASSANI (1650 ca.-1716) Sonata in re maggiore [Allegro-Presto-[...]

The viola da gamba and chamber music in the courts of Europe

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EN RONDEAU   The program features an imaginary competition between the viola da gamba, the principal instrument in French court thanks to composers such as Marin Marais ("Ballet en Rondeau" from the twelfth book of "Pièces de viole" and "Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris”) and the violin, that originated in Italy and was set to rap[...]

Artificious- not here not now with Glen Çaçi

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conception Glen Çaçi e Luca Giardini with Luca Giardini e Glen Çaçi live visual processing Aurelien Mérceron e Pietro Cardarelli live musical performance Luca Giardini lighting design Yesenia Trobbiani dramatugical consulting Elena Bernardi physical training Olger Çaçi   Teaser: https://vimeo.com/165452906 Demo: https://vimeo.com/14[...]

Filiberto Laurenzi and "La finta savia"

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ANNA RENZI Born in Rome, Anna Renzi made her debut in 1640 at the Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi of the French ambassador, in the presence of Cardinal Richelieu, as Lucinda in Il favorito del principe (music lost) by Ottaviano Castelli and the young composer Filiberto Laurenzi[2] who continued to function as her teacher and/or accompanist in later years.[...]

Japan Orfeo

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Japan Orfeo composed by Claudio Monteverdi The fable of Orfeo is structured in a prologue and five acts, each that can be considered self-contained microcosms and each integrating independent expressions of Italian and Japanese performing arts. The event will be divided into two parts, the first part consisting of the prologue and the 1st and 2nd acts,[...]

Original Sin- with Cesare Picco

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OSensible Records presents "ORIGINAL SIN" Music for clavichord and strings CESARE PICCO SEZIONE AUREA BAROQUE STRING QUINTET Musicians  CESARE PICCO clavichord, Wurlitzer piano, sound design  SEZIONE AUREA BAROQUE STRING QUINTET LUCA GIARDINI violin GIAN ANDREA GUERRA violin VALENTINA SONCINI viola SEBASTIANO SEVERI cello NICOLA B[...]

H. Purcell's King Arthur, Motus/ Sezione Aurea

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  Some considerations on King Arthur’s music today. The reading and the play of King Arthur engenders today two most important areas of thinking: the first one comes from the genre of the work - experimental as a semi-opera - a hybrid combination of acting, singing, dancing, instrumental moments and stage machinery; the second is related to the tr[...]

The adventures of don Lorenzo «a most famous bass»

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Project created by Francesco Lora Not just opera, not just castrati and not just primedonne, the protagonist of this musical journey is the bass don Lorenzo Gaggiotti (1639-1697), one of the most admired singers of the 17th century. As well as possessing an erudition of a composer, he possessed a voice of great extension and agility. The most celebrated c[...]

Il Palazzo incantato di Atlante by Luigi Rossi

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Some of the most exquisite music in Luigi Rossi’s opera Il Palazzo Incantato di Atlante is presented in this program. The opera premiered in 1642 at the Teatro alle Quattro Fontane in Palazzo Barberini based on the libretto by Giulio Rospigliosi, the future Pope Clement IX, who was inspired by the well known episodes of Orlando Furioso by Ariosto (the 500t[...]