Ingenium: Divina Mysteria

Divina Mysteria, Pavel Amilcar, violin
Vanitas VA03. 69’28

Pachelbel, Pandlfi-Mealli, Frescobaldi, Fontana, Bohn, Döbel, Froberger, Biber, Tunder,  Bruhns, Schmelzer, Kapsberger, Albertini.

Ingenium Stylus Phantasticus Divina Mysteria Froberger Tunder Schmelzer Kapsberger VanitasBased on the Stylus Phantasticus that influenced so much music during the 17th century, this CD explores its use over different musical forms, notably music for keyboard and the violin sonata, examples of the latter coming from Biber, Fontana. Pandlfi-Mealli, and Schmelzer. Each of the sonatas is paired with a piece from the keyboard repertoire, often reinterpreted by the addition of the other instruments. So we hear a Tunder organ Praeludium played on violin and archlute, and part of Bruhns’s substantial choral Continue reading