Playlist for 25th September 2011 – Jordi Savall

Written by on September 24, 2011

JJordi Savall  Jordi Savall (b.1941) is a viol player & conductor from Catalunya. He has been one of the major figures in Early Music since the 1970s, and has been a major exponent of solo Viola da Gamba performance as well as various innovative approaches to ensemble. His repertory ranges from the medieval era to the French baroque and beyond.   He is a teacher, performer and conductor and along with his wife, the singer Montserrat Figueras and their children and other musical accomplices has founded numerous ensembles including the chamber group Hesperion XXI, the Concert of Nations and a vocal ensemble dedicated to performing and recording per 1800 vocal music.  Savall’s discography is huge and includes more than 100 recordings. AND since 1998 he has released his records under his own label, Alia Vox and produces CD’s with exceptional artwork and liner books.  So today’s show is dedicated to Mr Savall and will feature a selection of works from his impressive back catalogue

Composer

TITLE

Album

Traditional

Folias antiguas (ca. 1500)

Altre Follie 1500-1750

Antonio Vivaldi

Sonata La Follia Op.1 n.12 RV63 (1705)

Altre Follie 1500-1750

Diego Ortiz

Romanesca & Passamezzo (instr.)

Du Temps & de l’Instant

Trad: Catalan

El Cant dels Aucells

Du Temps & de l’Instant

Francisco Guerrero

Si la noche haze escura

Invocation a la nuit

Marais, Marin

La Reveuse

Invocation a la nuit

Henry Purcell

Prelude (The Fairy Queen)

Invocation a la nuit

Henry Purcell

A Fairies Dance

Invocation a la nuit

Savall based on Gesualdo

Fantasia "Moro, lasso"

Lachrimae Caravaggio

Antonio de Cabezon

Tientos II. Cuatro tono

Music for the Spanish Kings

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

Requiem aeternam

Requiem in A Major

Marin Marais

Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève

La musique au temps de Marin Marais


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