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Les Passions de l'Ame

Swiss early music group Les Passions de l'Ame performs chamber and ensemble works from the 17th century, including Austrian Baroque music by Schmelzer and 'spiced-up' Biber.

Austrian baroque music by Schmelzer and Biber 'spiced up' by Les Passions de l'Ame directed by Meret Luthl

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Ballet - Die Fechtschule (The Fencing Academy)
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Partita no.6 (from 'Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa')
Schmelzer: Sonata - Die Turkenschlacht bei Wien (The Battle against the Turks at Vienna)

Dazzling chamber and ensemble works from a golden period in the 17th century, enlivened in these performances with the exotic sounds of dulcimer, tamburello and eastern percussion instruments.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

    Schmelzer: Die Fechtschule

    Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Biber: Partita VI

    Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Biber: Partita III

    Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Schmelzer: Die Turkenschlacht bei Wien 1683

    Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.
  • Johann Joseph Fux

    Fux: Turcaria

    Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.

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