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Donald Macleod focuses on the madrigals produced by Andrea Gabrieli, written primarily for the countless feast days held in Venice every year.

For the whole of the second half of the 16th C, the name of Gabrieli dominated the musical life of Venice. Andrea and nephew Giovanni Gabrieli presided over public music-making at a time when the city was beginning to emerge as one of the most important centres of musical life in Europe. In the first programme, Donald Macleod focuses on the madrigals produced by Andrea, written primarily for the countless feast days held in the City every year.

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Mon 16 Apr 2012 18:30

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Music Played

  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Ricercard del Duodecimo tono

    Performer: Wallace Collection

    • NIMBUS NI 5236.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Asia Felice hor ben posso chiarmarmi;

    Performer: I Fagiolini

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0697.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Felice d'Adria; Sassi, palae, sabbion del Adrian lio;

    Performer: I Fagiolini

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0697.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Chi'nde dara la bose al solfizar;

    Performer: I Fagiolini

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0697.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    La Battaglia

    Performer: The King's Consort Performer: Robert King

    • HYPERION CDA 67048.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Hor ch'a noi torna la stagion novella;

    Performer: I Fagiolini

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0697.
  • Andrea Gabrieli

    Canzon arioso; Fantasia Allegra;

    Performer: Liuwe Tamminga (organ)

    • TACTUS TC510001.

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