Henry van Engen
Henry van Engen / fot. archiwum artysty
Forum Musicum
Tromboni e Cornetti in Venice Ca 1600
13.08.2022
Sat.
8:00 PM
NFM, Red Hall
Programme:

B. Marini Canzon ottava from Sonate, symphonie, canzoni, passe'mezzi, baletti, corenti, gagliarde e retornelli op. 8 (1629)
A. Gabrieli Maria stabat à 6 from Concerti di Andrea, et di Gio. Gabrieli, organisti della sereniss. Sig. di Venetia, continenti musici di chiesa madrigali, & altro, per voci, & stromenti musicali,a 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, et 16, novamente con agni diligentia dati in luce (1587)
G. Croce In monte Oliveti from Motetti a quattro voci libro primo (1597)
B. Marini Canzon decima from Sonate… op. 8
C. de Rore Plange quasi virgo from Motetta quinque vocum (1545)
G. Picchi Canzon decima quarta à 6 from Canzoni da sonar con ogni sorte d'istromenti (1625)
A. Trombetti Da pacem Domine from Il primo libro de motetti (1589)
G. Gabrieli Canzon III à 6 from Canzoni et sonate (1615)
G. Croce Mascheratta de Gratiani from Triaca musicale (1607)
G. Picchi Canzon decima quinta from Canzoni…  
C. Merulo Canzon à 4 „L’Olico” from Canzon di diversi per sonar con ogni sorte di stromenti (1588); Qui manducat meam carnem from Il Primo libro de mottetti a voci pari (1584); Canzon vigesimaterza and Canzon decimaottava from Canzoni per sonare con ogni sorte di stromenti (1608)
A. Gabrieli Kyrie à 5 from Concerti di Andrea, et di Gio. Gabrieli…
G. Buonamente Canzon à 6 from Sonate et canzoni (1636)
A. Gabrieli Deus qui beatum Marcum à 7 from Sacrae symphoniae (1597) 

Performers:

Motio Concerti:
Maciej Gocman – tenor  
Josué Meléndez Peláez, Frithjof Smith – cornetts
Catherine Motuz, Maximilien Brisson, Henry van Engen, Fryderyk Mizerski – trombones
Přemysl Vacek – theorbo
Marta Niedźwiecka – chest organ

Venue:
NFM, Red Hall
plac Wolności 1, 50-071 Wrocław
Tickets:
from 35 to 45 zł

During this year’s Forum Musicum, Motio Concerti will perform pieces from the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries. Artists playing cornetts and historical trombones will present the beauty of the polyphony of Renaissance and early Baroque music.

The turn of the 16th and 17th centuries was a golden age for instruments such as the trombone and cornett. In Italy, they were used at that time on an unprecedented scale. Venice was of particular importance for works written for these instruments. Compositions created to be performed during ceremonies in the basilicas of San Marco or San Giorgio or Scuola Grande di San Rocco are often majestic forms with the participation of several dozen ensembles. The inaugural evening of the Forum Musicum festival will feature compositions by composers associated with Venice, such as Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli, Biagio Marini, Ascanio Trombetti, Cipriano de Rore, Giovanni Croce, Giovanni Picchi, Claudio Merulo, and Giovanni Buonamente.

During the concert in the Red Hall, Motio Concerti will perform pieces from the time when trombone and cornett had their heyday. The core of the ensemble is a group of musicians associated with Switzerland’s Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. The artists hail from the USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Mexico. They perform all over the world and specialise in late Renaissance and early Baroque music, in particular in the works of Italian and German composers.

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