Scandali, Occhionero - Balli, battaglie e canzoni (24/96 FLAC)
Scandali, Occhionero – Balli, battaglie e canzoni (24/96 FLAC)

Performer: Luca Scandali, Mauro Occhionero
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Brilliant Classics
Release: 2016
Size: 1.22 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

01. Ricercada – Pavana, Saltarello de la pavana [16th Century] (arr. for organ and percussion)
02. La Tedeschina – Pavana de la bataglia, Il saltarello de la bataglia – Gazollo – La Delfina [Manoscritto di Castell’Arquato, ca. 1530] (arr. for organ and percussion)

Cavazzoni:
03. Ricercada

04. Pass’e mezo nuovo – Pass’e mezo nuovo segondo – Pass’e mezo nuovo terzo – Gamba Gagliarda [Intabolatura nova de balli, 1551] (arr. for organ and percussion)
05. 4oneghina Gagliarda – Gonella Gagliarda [Intabolatura nova de balli, 1551] (arr. for organ and percussion)
06. Guami: Toccata del secondo tono (arr. for organ and percussion)

Picchi:
Intavolatura di balli (arr. for organ and percussion)
07. Todescha, Balletto
08. Ballo ongaro, Il suo Balletto

Guami:
09. Canzon sopra la Battaglia (arr. for organ and percussion)

Valente:
Intavolatura de cimbalo, Book 1 (arr. for organ and percussion)
10. No. 17. Tenore grande alla napolitana
11. No. 18. La romanesca

Malvezzi:
12. Il primo libro de recercari: Ricercar del Secondo Tuono (arr. for organ and percussion)

Trabaci:
13. Ricercate, canzone francese, capricci: Canzona Franzesa Prima (arr. for organ and percussion)
14. Il secondo libro de ricercate: Gagliarda Quarta à 5 alla Spagnola (arr. for organ and percussion)

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Malvezzi:
15. Fuga Secunda à 4 (arr. for organ and percussion)

16. Ballo della Regina (I-II) – La sua Sarabanda – Ciaccona [Intavolatura di Ancona, 1644] (arr. for organ and percussion)
17. Ballo del Gran Duca – Aria di Fiorenza (I-II) – Rotta di Fiorenza [Intavolatura di Ancona, 1644] (arr. for organ and percussion)

A unique project: the combination of church organ and percussion instruments performing early Italian keyboard music!

The early keyboard music manuscripts not only included organ music for liturgical use, but also collections of dances, such as pavana, gagliarda, ricercada, saltarello, balletto and canzona.

The strong rhythmical element in these works is enhanced on this new recording by the use of percussion instruments as were in use in popular music of that period: drums, rattles, sticks, castagnets, claves, sistrum and such exotic instruments as def, djembe, darbuka and tammorra.

The composers of these works include Giovanni Picchi, Marco Cavazzoni, Gioseffo Guami, Christofano Malvezzi and Giovanni Trabaci.

The organ on this recording is an historical instrument built in 1551 by Onofrio Zeffirini.

A fascinating disc presenting some exciting and entertaining music performed in a way never heard before, by renowned organist Luca Scandali and percussionist Mauro Occhionero.

The booklet provides the necessary background information on the music, the composers and the instruments used.

Contains extensive liner notes on works and performers.

Contains full organ specification.

Recorded in June 2015 in Lucca, Italy.

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