Quicksilver

2020/21 Season

Quicksilver

Robert Mealy & Julie Andrijeski, director

Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 8pm (EST)

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Violini a Due: A European Journey

Quicksilver brings together some of North America’s most acclaimed Early Music instrumentalists to explore the rich chamber music repertoire of Baroque period Europe. Join them in a virtual performance for a dazzling musical tour spanning the 17th century—from the birth of the virtuoso violin in northern Italy through its rich development in the courts of Germany—featuring extraordinary sonatas by Castello, Rosenmüller, Legrenzi, and Fontana, among others.

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Violini a Due: A European Journey

Dario Castello: Sonata quarta from Sonate Concertate in Stil Moderno, Libro II
Giovanni Battista Fontana: Sonata ottava from Sonate a 1. 2. 3. per il violino…
Andrea Falconieri: L’Eroica, sonata a tre from Il primo libro di Canzone…
Santiago de Murcia: Jácaras por la E from Saldívar Codex No. 4
Falconieri: Folias echa para mi Señora Doña Tarolilla de Carallenos
Johann Kaspar Kerll: Sonata a 2 from the Rost MS
Johann Schmeltzer: Polnische Sachspfiffen from the Rost MS
Dieterich Buxtehude: Prelude in G minor, BuxWV 163
Johann Rosenmüller: Sonata seconda a due from Sonate a 2. 3. 4. e 5…
Maurizio Cazzati: Sonata decima “La Bentivoglia” from Suonate, Op.18
Giovanni Legrenzi: Sonata terza from La cetra, Libro Terzo Op. 10
Philipp Heinrich Erlebach: Ciaconne from Sonata III in A major