EX CATHEDRA RECORDS

A Baroque Christmas

Music of Renaissance Love

Performed by Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director



"Music of Renaissance Love" was conceived and expressly produced for The Metropolitan Museum of Art conjointly with its exhibition entitled "Art and Love in Renaissance Italy." The album includes madrigali, villanelle and canzoni for three to six voices, interspersed with theorbo solos and accompaniments with lute and Renaissance guitar. This album serves as the vocal complement to EM/NY's all-instrumental album entitled "Music of Venice."





PLAY LIST (click a selection for a 30 sec mp3 preview)

1.Fa una canzonaOrazio Vecchi, 1550-1605

2.Sonatemi un balletto ("Il ballerino")Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi, 1554-1609

3.L'antiche me fiammelleOrazio Vecchi, 1550-1605

4.Non vedi o sacr'ApolloAndrea Gabrieli,1532/1533?-1585

5.Chi la gagliardaGiovanni Nola, ca.1515-1592

6.Praeludium Laurencini Romani , ca.1552-1590

7.Quando ritrovo la mia pastorella Jacques Arcadelt, b.ca.1507-1568

8.Dolcissime sireneCristofano Malvezzi, 1547-1599

9.Si come cresconClaudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643

10.Al di dolce ben mioFilippo Azzaiolo, fl.1557-69

11.Moro lassoCarlo Gesualdo, 1561-1613

12.Gentil madonna Filippo Azzaiolo, fl.1557-69

13.Il bianco' il dolce cigno Jacques Arcadelt, ca.1505-1568

14.Ah, dolente partitaClaudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643

15.GagliardaCarlo Gesualdo da Venosa, 1561-1613

16.Ho inteso dir Giovanni Ferretti, ca. 1540- post 1609

17.Ogni beltà, madonnaCostanzo Festa, ca.1485/90-1545

18.A lieta vita ("L'inmorato") Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi, 1556-1622

19.Dillà da l'acqua staFrancesco Patavino, ca. 1487- ca.1556

20.Fontana che dai acquaGiovanni Nola., ca. 1510/20-1592

21.A un giro sol de' begl'occhi lucentiClaudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643

22.Mirat' in quante forme Giovanni Nola, ca. 1510/20-1592

23.Da così dotta manGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, 1525?-1594

24.Si ch'io vorrei morire Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643

25.Chi passa per sta stradaFilippo Azzaiolo, fl.1557-69

26.Baletto de Ruscia deto DudaGiulio Cesare Barbetta, ca.1540-1603

27.Chi chi li chi Andrea Gabrieli, 1532/1533?-1585