Sweelinck's city harpsichord

This program brings together both composers who owned a Ruckers transposer, and those who surely will have known these instruments very well. The truly kaleisdoscopic possibilities of this instrument are exploited fully without ever being artificial. 

 

John Bull: In Nomine (M.B.XII)

(1562/3-1628)

 

Heinrich Scheidemann: Betrübet ist zu dieser Frist

(ca.1595-1663)

 

anoniem: Ontfarmt V over mij arme Sondaer, den 51sten Sallem (Suzanne van Soldt manuscript)

 

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Soll es Sein

(1562-1621)

 

Anoniem: Dance (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book)

 

Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccata sesta (primo libro)

(1583-1643)

 

John Bull: The Duke of Brunswick's Alman, the Duchess of Brunswick's Toy (most sweet and fair) 

 

Peter Philips: Pavana en Galliarda Dolorosa

(ca.1560-1628)

 

INTERVAL

 

 

Johann Jakob Froberger: Toccata II (libro terzo) & Ricercare II (libro quarto)

(1616-1667)

 

Ennemond Gaultier: Allemande ou Tombeau de Mésangeau (1638)

(ca.1575-1651)

 

Jan Adam Reincken (?): Partita in d: Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gigue

(1643-1722)

 

Abraham van den Kerckhoven: Fantasia II

(1619-1701)

 

Louis Couperin: Prélude & Chaconne

(1626-1661)