Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Friday, 12 August 2011

The Complain of the Watch

The Complain of the Watch by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 1770's

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Monteverdi: Anima mia, perdona & Che se tu se' il cor mio (Book IV)

Beatrice II d'Este



Portrait of Beatrice II d'Este by Bartolomeo Veneto, 1510's

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Purcell x 3

'The Cold Song' with Andreas Scholl



The Tempest/Air



Abdelazer/Overture

Friday, 18 March 2011

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Les Coquettes

Les Coquettes by Jean-Antoine Watteau, c. 1712

J.S Bach: Cantata "Kommt, Ihr Angefochtnen Sünder"

Saturday, 5 February 2011

A Young Man


A Young Man by Antonello da Messina, 1474

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Portrait of a Woman


The Portrait of a Woman by Giovanni Girolamo Savoldo , 1525

Sunday, 9 January 2011

J.S Bach: St John Passion BWV 245



Don't miss this heartachingly beautiful combination of the first part of St John Passion and the art of cinema:


Portrait of Beatrice d'Este

Portrait of Beatrice d'Este by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1490

Monday, 3 January 2011

Giuseppe Giuliano: Concerto for mandolin, 2 violins & violoncello in G major - Part II



Video info:

GIUSEPPE GIULIANO

Concerto for mandolin, two violins and violoncello in G major

II. Allegro (Duetto) - 0:05

Alessandro Pitrelli (mandolin I)
Bonifaccio Bianchi (mandolin II)

I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone (conductor)
http://www.solistiveneti.it/home.php?lang=Itl&home=s&...

1985
Erato 50500466-5691-2-7 - ADD
http://www.warnerclassicsandjazz.com/

Louis-Claude Daquin: Le Coucou in E minor from Livre de pièces pour clavecin (1735)



Vide info:

LOUIS-CLAUDE DAQUIN

LIVRE DE PIÈCES POUR CLAVECIN (1735)

I. Le Coucou in E minor - 0:05

Trevor Pinnock (David Way, 1983, Stonington/CT after Hemsch harpsichord)

1984
Deutsche Grammophon 474 182-2 - DDD
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/

[on authentic instruments]

J. S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue for harpsichord in D minor (BWV 903) / R. Alessandrini



Video info:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH [1685-1750]

CHROMATIC FANTASIA AND FUGUE for harpsichord in D minor (BWV 903)
FANTASIA CROMATICA E FUGA / CHROMATISCHE FANTASIE UND FUGE

date: Coethen, 1720

I. Fantasia / Fantasie - 0:05
II. Fuga / Fuge - 6:21

Rinaldo Alessandrini (Antony Sidey after an anonymous instruments, Germany 1740 c.)

1999
Opus 111 OPS 30-258 - DDD
http://www.naiveclassique.com/

[on authentic instruments]

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata for harpsichord in F minor (K. 462 - L. 14) / S. Sempé



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