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Art and Music: Vermeer - Music of His Time


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Art and Music: Vermeer - Music of His Time

Few painters are as enigmatic as Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675). His works command admiration for their meticulous observation and the sensitive rendering of light and colour. But beneath the perfection of form the artist’s meaning remains obscure, his figures eternally serene and passive, their thoughts a mystery. On this CD, the world of Vermeer is given a musical perspective with a carefully chosen selection of pieces by the finest composers of his time. Inside, Hugh Griffith provides explanatory notes on his life and musical environment.

Byrd, William
Mass Text, lyricist(s)

  Mass for Four Voices: Kyrie
1.   Mass for Four Voices: Kyrie 00:02:25

Byrd, William

2.   Pavan 00:03:01

Nauwach, Johann
Opitz, Martin, lyricist(s)

  Ach Liebste lass uns eilen
3.   Ach Liebste lass uns eilen 00:01:54

Selle, Thomas

  Sag mir doch, liebes Echo
4.   Sag mir doch, liebes Echo 00:01:50

Scheidemann, Heinrich

  Praeambulum in C Major, WV 72
5.   Praeambulum in C Major, WV 72 00:02:19

Couperin, Louis

  Prelude in C Major
6.   Prelude in C Major 00:02:29
  Allemande in C Major
7.   Allemande in C Major 00:03:13
  Prelude in A Major
8.   Prelude in A Major 00:02:04
  Pavane in F-Sharp Minor
9.   Pavane in F - Sharp Minor 00:06:32

Lawes, William

  Consort Set a 5 in C Major
10.   Fantazy 00:02:21
11.   Paven 00:04:48
12.   Aire 00:02:38

Couperin, Louis

  Prelude in F Major
13.   Prelude in F Major 00:02:12
  Allemande grave in F Major
14.   Allemande grave in F Major 00:03:27
  Prelude a l'imitation de M. Froberger
15.   Prelude a l'imitation de M. Froberger 00:06:27

Charpentier, Marc-Antoine

  Laudate pueri, H. 149
16.   Laudate pueri, H. 149 00:06:20
  Salve regina, H. 24
17.   Salve regina, H. 24 00:06:26

Bernhard, Christoph

  Scheiden bringt Leiden
18.   Scheiden bringt Leiden 00:02:51

Hammerschmidt, Andreas

  Wie er wolle gekusset seyn
19.   Wie er wolle gekusset seyn 00:02:11

Buxtehude, Dieterich
Bible / Lowen, Arnulf von, lyricist(s)

  Membra Jesu nostri, Part III: Ad manus
20.   Quid sunt plagae istae 00:02:52
21.   Salve Jesu, pastor bone 00:01:23
22.   Manus sanctae, vos amplector 00:01:26
23.   In cruore tuo lotum 00:01:31
24.   Quid sunt plagae istae 00:02:00

Total Playing Time: 01:14:40

Bernhard, Christoph; Buxtehude, Dieterich; Byrd, William; Charpentier, Marc-Antoine; Couperin, Louis; Hammerschmidt, Andreas; Lawes, William; Nauwach, Johann; Scheidemann, Heinrich; Selle, Thomas

Bible; Lowen, Arnulf von; Mass Text; Opitz, Martin

Fasolis, Diego; Niquet, Herve; Summerly, Jeremy

Accademia Instrumentale Italiana; Rose Consort of Viols, The; Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca

Concert Spirituel Chorus; Oxford Camerata; Radio Svizzera Choir, Lugano

Cummings, Laurence; Dijk, Pieter van; Hummel, Martin; Roberts, Timothy; Schroder, Karl-Ernst; Wilson, Glen

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Choral - Sacred; Instrumental; Vocal

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 8.558159

Barcode: 0636943815922

Physical Release: 03/2005

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