THOMAS LUPO (1571-1628): Fantasias Nos. 1, 4, 5, 9 & 11, Pavan No. 26, JOSEPH LUPO (d.1616): Pavana, AUGUSTINE BASSANO (c.1526-1604): Pavan & Galliard No. 1, HIERONYMUS BASSANO (1559-1635): Fantasia No. 1, LEONORA DUARTE (1610-1678): 2 Sinfonias, PHILLIP VAN WILDER (d.1553): Fantasia con pause e senza pause, SALAMONE ROSSI (d.1630): Hashkivénu, Shir hamma'alót, ORLANDO GOUGH (b.1953): Birds on Fire 1-3, 7 pieces from the Lumley Part Books.
Catalogue Number: 05J015
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Reference: HMU 907478
Description: Examples of the viol consort music of the two big Italian family dynasties who controlled English court music for 125 years - who also happened to be Jewish (at a time when it was illegal for Jews to live in England), according to scholarship dating from 1983. Gough is a musical theatre composer and his three Birds on Fire pieces are based on two klezmer tunes. Fretwork.