Spectacular Baroque music for multiple choirs
Music from early Baroque Venice and Saxony by Giovanni Gabrieli and his pupil, Heinrich Schutz in performances from the Prague Early Music Festival.
Early Music Now: spectacular music for multiple choirs from early Baroque Venice and Saxony.
Penny Gore introduces performances from the opening concert of the Prague Early Music Festival with music by Giovanni Gabrieli and his pupil, Heinrich Schütz who brought the colourful polychoral sounds of Venice back to Germany.
Heinrich Schütz: Herr, unser Herrscher, SWV 449
Samuel Scheidt: Paduan a 4, SSWV 43
Samuel Scheidt: Galliard battaglia a 5 SSWV 59
Heinrich Schütz: Fili mi Absalon, SWV 269
Giovanni Gabrieli: Intonazione, C248, for organ
Giovanni Gabrieli: In Ecclesii, C78
Cappella Mariana, Vojtěch Semerád (conductor)
Instrumenta Musica, Ercole Nisini (director)
Recorded at the Church of St. Simon and St. Jude, Prague