Episode #1237

Exploring Italy

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Monday, September 17, 2012

With Francesco Cera as our guide, we investigate the organ art in the land that virtually 'invented music.'

Program details:

BERNARDO PASQUINI: Sonata. GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Toccata prima (Book 2) Toccata per l'Elevatione, fr Messa degli Apostoli –Francesco Cera (1612 Guglielmi/Santa Maria in Vallicello, Rome) Temperaments 316030

MICHELANGELO ROSSI: Toccata No. 10; Corrents Nos. 7 & 2 –Francesco Cera (1651 Neri/Oratorio de Nardis, Aqila) Tactus 601802

ANDREA GABRIELI: Intonation on the 1st Tone. CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: Salve Regina –Filippo Bettoschi, baritone/Francesco Cera (1509 Paolo/Church of St. Francis, Trevi) Tactus 620001

TARQUINIO MERULA: Canzonas on the 2nd and 4th Tones; Toccata on the 2nd Tone –Francesco Cera (1526 Facchetti/Saint Michael in Bosco, Bologna) Tactus 591301

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