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Battling 17th century-style

Battling 17th century-style

Battle Music

Sunday 14 January 2007 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Lucie Skeaping presents a programme exploring composititions with a battle theme. Seventeenth-century composers were fascinated by warfare and it is believed that the Thirty Years War provided the inspiration for Biber's Battalia. Other featured composers include Schmelzer, Scheidt and Janequin.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Sigismondo D'India: Alla Guerra d'Amore
Ensemble Dopo Emilio
Canal Grande CG 9633
Track 1

Scheidt: Galliard Battaglia (XXI) a 5
Hesperion XX
Jordi Savall, director
EMI CDM 7630672
Track 6

Biber: Battaglia
Concentus Musicus Wien
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Teldec 843779
Track 4

Janequin: La Guerre
A Sei Voci
Astree E 8571
Track 21

Schmelzer: Die Fechtshule (Fencing School)
Armonico Tributo Austria
Lorenz Duftschmid, director
Arcana A33
Track 8

Domenico Pellegrini: Battaglia Francese
Ensemble Dopo Emilio (solo guitar - Mike Febtross)
Canal Grande CG 9633
Track 13

Wilche: Battaglia - anno 1659 composita
Musica Antiqua Koln
Reinhard Goebel, director
Archiv 4711502
Track 13

Music 8: Andrea Gabrieli: Aria della Battaglia
London Brass
Philip Pickett
Teldec 4509908562
Track 8





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