Love can transpose things bass and viol to form and dignity.

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Quote from: bioluminescentsquid on November 07, 2021, 07:07:30 PM
Any thoughts about this? Little-played dutch gamba music from the latter half of the 17th century.


https://open.spotify.com/album/5nRib4Ibb03viQG1gUFdZj

Noted - as you can see by looking through this thread, German baroque viol music is a bit off my radar, but one day no doubt.
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bioluminescentsquid


Enjoying this right now, I am not really familiar with hume but it came under my radar just because it was a new release.

Mandryka

Quote from: bioluminescentsquid on December 19, 2021, 11:37:53 PM

Enjoying this right now, I am not really familiar with hume but it came under my radar just because it was a new release.

I know of Lief Henrikson through a recording of duos by St Colombe. This new one sounds interesting too.
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Mandryka

Quote from: bioluminescentsquid on December 19, 2021, 11:37:53 PM

Enjoying this right now, I am not really familiar with hume but it came under my radar just because it was a new release.

This seems to lack a bit of the sense of fantasy which makes me interested in Hume's music. It may be the selection, but I don't think so. I'll revisit it in a few days.
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Mandryka



I don't normally like Philippe Pierlot's viol recordings, but I like this. It may be a question of the choice of music, it includes Tobias Hume, Froberger and Ste. Colombe, who I find particularly sympathetic. It may be an evolution of his approach to music making, he doesn't have that smoothness and luxuriousness which I find repellent in other recordings. It may just be that the sound take here is more me than the engineering of his other Flora CDs/

(There's some music on it which doesn't interest me right now -- Marais, Abel and Bach -- so I haven't heard what he makes of it.)

Anyway, a welcome new release.
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Mandryka



The sound is most unusual. The instrument is lean. Very little sound engineering apparently, the venue was a church but it's not at all over resonant. Like those MDG recordings I guess, you'll either love the sound or you won't. The performances are very good indeed I think, same for the music - this guy's a poet. 

https://www.europadisc.co.uk/classical/227680/Ortiz,_Hume,_Hely,_Bertalotti_-_Ricercari_e_Canzoni.htm

The recording contains the only examples I know on a commercial recording of benjamin hely's viol music -- lovely simple music based on psalms I think. And Bartolotti's viol music, predictably more convoluted!
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Mandryka

https://open.spotify.com/track/4uv8HPfWpC9Y9LcFBNP9gC

New release from Sylvia Abramowicz - Dr Coleman: Music for Lyra Viol. Dr Coleman was a musician in the court of King Charles I.  Abramowicz style sounds heavy to me, as if she presses hard with the bow, strong accents sometimes too. There are some very fine things here, it's IMO a good thing that performances of this rare music find their way on record. Amateur recording, listenable but not hifi, Spotify and similar lossy platforms only as far as I can see.
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Mandryka



How could I have failed to have mentioned this before. This was the recording which got me hooked on viol music in 2015, and I still love it to bits. Stoeffken is a great composer and Dunford is at his best here. Listening to it tonight.
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Mandryka

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Mandryka

Quote from: Mandryka on August 21, 2022, 12:20:16 AM


The sound is most unusual. The instrument is lean. Very little sound engineering apparently, the venue was a church but it's not at all over resonant. Like those MDG recordings I guess, you'll either love the sound or you won't. The performances are very good indeed I think, same for the music - this guy's a poet. 

https://www.europadisc.co.uk/classical/227680/Ortiz,_Hume,_Hely,_Bertalotti_-_Ricercari_e_Canzoni.htm

The recording contains the only examples I know on a commercial recording of benjamin hely's viol music -- lovely simple music based on psalms I think. And Bartolotti's viol music, predictably more convoluted!

Back to this, and like I said two months ago, this guy's a poet.
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