I’m very interested in instrumentally performed Renaissance music, and I very much enjoy listening to it. But it’s not that easy to find recordings of that musical era without singers. (This is not really true, … Read more
G.P. da Palestrina & G.B. Bovicelli — Io son ferito ahi lasso
Milena Cord-to-Krax, recorder | Alejandro Casal, harpsichord
Last Friday I played these diminutions from Bovicelli’s treatise Regole, passaggi di musica, madrigali et motetti passeggiati (Venice, 1594). Bovicelli himself was a singer, but they work just as fine as an instrumental version, I think.
☞ I’m playing a g-alto ‘Ganassi’ recorder by Monika Musch.