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BBC brass in the 1930s

BBC brass in the 1930s

The Sackbut

Sunday 12 August 2007 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Lucie Skeaping looks at the history of the sackbut and its use as an ensemble instrument in Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. Music includes pieces by Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Lassus, Scheidt and Locke. Andrew Gourlay visits the home of trombonist and sackbut player Simon Wills for a potted history and demonstration of the instrument.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Monteverdi - Toccata from the Prologue to Act 1 of "L'Orfeo" (reprise)
Concerto Vocale
Directed by Rene Jacobs
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901553.54
Disc 1 Track 1

Picchi - Canzon No.19 a 8
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
CDA67013
Track 1

Giovanni Gabrieli - Dulcis Jesu
Taverner Consort and Players
Directed by Andrew Parrott
EMI CDC7 54265-2
Track 1

Marini - Sonata a quattro tromboni
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
HYPERION CDA 66847
Track 3

Andrea Gabrieli - O passi sparsi, o pensier vaghi e pronti
Robin Blaze (countertenor) / Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)
The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble
Directed by Robert Hollingworth
CHAN 0697
Track 8

Penalosa - O Domina sanctissima
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
HYPERION CDA 66847
Track 10

Guerrero - Cancion (untitled)
Gabrieli Players
Directed by Paul McCreesh
ARCHIV 449 143-2
Track 1

Scheidt - Galliarda "La Battaglia"
His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
HYPERION CDA 66847
Track 22

Lassus - Missa Bell' Amfitrit' altera (Kyrie)
The Choir of Westminster Cathedral
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Directed by James o'Donnell
HYPERION CDA 66688
Track 4

Hassler - Domine Dominus noster
The Choir of Westminster Cathedral
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Directed by James o'Donnell
HYPERION CDA 66688
Track 19

Locke - Suite No.1 in D minor for His Majesty's Sagbutts & Cornetts
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
HYPERION CDA 66894
Track 27




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