From Venice to Hamburg

Medium from venice to hamburg 2014

Thursday 10 July, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

How the Italian improvisatory ‘stylus fantasticus’ travelled from Italy to Germany, with music by Bertali, Weckmann, Valentini, Schmelzer, Froberger, and others

The music

Giovanni Valentini (1582–1649): Sonata à 4 in G minor
Giovanni Valentini: Canzon in D minor for cornetto, trombone, and basso continuo
Johann Jakob Froberger (1616–67): Toccata no. 2 in D minor for harpsichord
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c. 1620–80): ‘La Cariolatta’, sonata à 4 in G major
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Sonata no. 3 in G minor for violin and basso continuo
Matthias Weckmann (c. 1620–74): Sonata no. 3 à 4 in C major
Biagio Marini (1594–1663): ‘La Rizza’, canzone à 4 in D minor
Philipp Friedrich Böddecker (1607–83): Sonata sopra ‘La Monica’ in G minor for dulcian, violin and basso continuo
Biagio Marini: ‘La Monica’ in D minor
Matthias Weckmann: Toccata in E minor for harpsichord
Antonio Bertali (c. 1605–69): Chaconne in C major for violin and basso continuo
Matthias Weckmann: Sonata no. 9 à 4 in D minor

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Gawain Glenton cornetto, Emily White trombone, Krzysztof Lewandowski dulcian, Silas Wollston organ / harpsichord, Lynda Sayce theorbo)