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Donald Macleod completes his account of Giovanni Gabrieli, and the composer's extraordinary elevation from son of a linen weaver to becoming one of Venice's leading lights.

At the start of his career the composer was known merely as 'Ser Giovanni Gabrieli'; by the end he was addressed as 'Il Magnifico signor'. Donald Macleod completes his account of Giovanni Gabrieli, looking today at the extraordinary affection in which he was held by his numerous international pupils.

Canzon per sonare no 2
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Chicago Brass

The King's Consort
Robert King, director

Canzon I, La Spiritata 4 (1608)
Ricercare sopra re mi don a 4
Hesperion XX
Jordi Savall, director

O Iesu mi dulcissime a 8 (1615) 6'21
Exultet iam angelica turba a 17 4'41
Ex Cathedra
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Concerto Palatino
Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor

Deus in nomine tuo (1613)
Audite Coeli a 12, Kassel (1613)
Musicalische Compagney
Holger Eichhorn, director

Quem vidistis pastores
Choir of King's College Cambridge
His Majesty's Sagbutts
Stephen Cleobury conductor.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 1 Jun 2018 12:00

Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon per sonare (No. 2)

    Ensemble: The Philadelphia Brass Ensemble. Ensemble: Cleveland Brass Ensemble.
    • SONY : MHK -62353.
    • SONY.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Kyrie for 12 voices

    Director: Robert King. Choir: King's Consort Choir.
    • ANON.: Sursum coda - chant.
    • 3.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon No.1 (La Spiritata)

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Ricercare sopra re mi fa don

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • EMI : CDM-7631412.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    O Jesu mi dulcissime

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Ensemble: Gabrieli Players. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • ARCHIV : 471 333-2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 13.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Exultet iam angelica turba

    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Ensemble: Concerto Palatino. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • HYPERION : CDA-67957.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Deus, in nomine tuo

    Performer: Holger Eichhorn. Ensemble: Musicalische Compagney Berlin.
    • CPO 9994542.
    • CPO.
    • 2.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Audite coeli

    Ensemble: Musicalische Compagney Berlin. Conductor: Holger Eichhorn.
    • CPO 9994542.
    • CPO.
    • 7.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Quem vidistis pastores

    Performer: Richard Farnes. Performer: Stephen Layton. Choir: King'S College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Singer: Charles Brett. Singer: William Kendall. Singer: Peter Hall. Singer: Ian Caddy. Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • ARGO : 417-468-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 1.


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