Strolling through this first corner reveals an Archlute
from the year 1650, as well as dresses and the painting, "View of Venice." The second stop for the exhibition is London, between 1685 and 1759, where Rinaldo premiered in the year 1711.
"The orchestra is strings, archlute
and harpsichord, but there's no shortage of brilliant colour and characterisation in the writing!
The finest contemporary Czech viola da gamba player, Petr Wagner, has recorded the album of Zelenka's Alcune arie with his Ensemble Tourbillon, made up of Lenka Torgersen and Lubica Habart (violins), Andreas Torgersen (viola), Filip Dvorak (harpsichord) and Premysl Vacek (archlute
), and three vocal soloists--the soprano Hana Blazikova, the mezzo-soprano Marketa Cukrova and the young Slovak bass baritone Tomas Selc.
The musicians range from renaissance music specialists to a jazz percussionist and their instruments include gamba, archlute
, baroque guitar, lute, cornetti, baroque oboe, rackett, rauschpfiefe and crumhorns.
Because continuo performance is a subject that would overly complicate the book, Tyler suggests that readers consult Nigel North's Continuo Playing on the Lute, Archlute
, and Theorbo (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987).
Margaret More Roper and the Cooke sisters as humanist-educated prodigies, Mary Wroth holding an archlute
in the Penshurst portrait, Margaret Cavendish propounding her self-generated model of literary fame, and Katherine Philips monumentalized in the folio-sized bust in her posthumous Poems (1667): all are historical entities that supplant the ghostly figure of Virginia Woolf's Judith Shakespeare, an embodied female parallel to the curiously bodiless William, whose texts are more real than he is.
L'Aventura London will be closing this year's festival on July 1 at Montgomery Town Hall, with Ozmo as director, archlute
and baroque guitar, Bojan Cicic on the violin, Ivana Cetkovic on the violin, Malgosia Ziemkiewicz on the viola, Natasha Kraemer on violoncello and percussion and Jane Chapman as harpsichord.
Performers include Michael Sand, baroque violin; Marc Vanscheeuwijck, baroque 'cello; Margret Gries, harpsichord; Nancy Elliot, recorder; Dave Rogers, archlute
; and Jim, Rich, recorder, baroque oboe and voice.
Then at 7.30pm Pavlo is joined by the Avisons for Roman Jewels, a programme offering trio sonatas and Op.5 violin sonatas by Corelli, a Gabrieli cello sonata, Fuga e Ciaconna for archlute
by Romano and Pasquini's Toccata in G minor.
The four-member ensemble, deftly conducted by Gregory Oh, included harpsichord (Sara Anne Churchill), archlute
(Lucas Harris), violin (Edwin Huizinga) and cello (Mary-Katherine Finch).
The musicians on this recording include Rolf Lislevand (archlute
, baroque guitar, theorboe), Arianna Savall (triple harp, voice), Pedro Estevan (percussion), Bjorn Kjellemyer (colascione, double-bass), Guido Morini (organ, clavichord), Marco Ambrosini (nyckleharpa), and Thor-Harald Johnsen (chitarra battente).