Timothy Roberts , harpsichord
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250 anni di musica veneziana per il clavicembalo
|1. Anon La Lodexana||1 :17|
|2. Anon De che le morta la mia signora||2 :21|
|3. Andrea Gabrieli (c. 1532-1585) Fantasia allegra||3 :16|
|Five Galliards from Intavolatura nova (1551)|
|4. L’herba fresca||1 :17|
|5. Lodesana||0 :48|
|6. Gamba||0 :44|
|7. Tu te parti||1 :03|
|8. Mezza notte||1 :03|
|9. Andrea Gabrielli Pass’ e mezzo||5 :05|
|10. Giovanni Gabrielli (1555-1612) Fuga del nono tono||7 :03|
|11. Claudio Merulo (1533-1604)
Toccata seconda del quinto tono (Book 2)
|12. Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634) Fantasia seconda||2 :19|
|13. Claudio Merulo Suzanne un jour||10 :20|
|14. Adriano Banchieri Fantasia nona||2 :40|
|15. Giovanni Picchi (fl.1600-1625) Pass’ e mezzo||7 :32|
|16. Bernado Storace (fl. 1664) Ciacona||6 :28|
|Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
Sonata in B flat major
|17. Adagio||4 :15|
|18. Allegro||3 :05|
|19. Presto||2 :43|
|20. Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785)
Sonata in E minor
Sources of the music
|1 & 2||Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, MS Ital. IV. 1227 (début 16e siècle / early 16th century).|
|3 & 9||A.Gabrieli, 3rd book of ricercari (1596).|
|4-8||Intavolatura nova di balli de sonare per arpichordi, clavicembali, spinette, & manichordii (1551).|
|10||MS copy by Matthias Weckmann, Berlin|
|11||Merulo, 2nd book of toccatas (Rome 1604).|
|12 & 14||Banchieri, Fantasie, overo Canzoni alla francese (1603).|
|13||Merulo, Canzoni d’intavolatura d’organo, book 3 (1611).|
|15||Picchi, Balli d’arpichordo (1621).|
|16||Storace, Selva di varie compositioni (1664).|
|17-19||British Library, Add. MS 30838.|
|20||Walsh edition, London c.1741, Op.2 No.3.|
Editions published in Venice except where stated.
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Timothy Roberts , Harpsichord
Timothy Roberts is an early-keyboard specialist, working as an accompanist, director or soloist on harpsichord, organ, fortepiano or clavichord in many areas of music from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. He is principal keyboard player of The Gabrieli Consort and Players, appearing on many of their award-winning discs. He has toured widely with His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts whom he recently directed in an acclaimed Hyperion recording of Gabrieli’s 1597 Canzonas and Sonatas. In the field of Baroque and Classical song he has accompanied many outstanding singers including Emma Kirkby, Catherine Bott, Julia Gooding, Rufus Müller and John Mark Ainsley. Directing his own ensemble, Invocation, he has made a series of pioneering recordings of Georgian vocal music for Hyperion. His many recitals for BBC Radio 3 have ranged from Renaissance harpsichord works to sonatas by Mozart and by British composers, and he has twice been featured on the BBC’s ‘Spirit of the Age’ series.
Timothy was born in London, was a music scholar at Cambridge University and studied harpsichord at The Guildhall School of Music under the late Christopher Kite, and with Jill Severs. He has published numerous editions of early music, most recently with Oxford University Press.
Recorded at Glynde Parish Church, Sussex, England, October 2003.
Engineer and Recording producer : John Taylor.
Assistant producer : Suzanne Bradbury.
Tuning : Paul Simmonds.
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