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“Orpheus Old and New”

Tien del mio cor
Narration: the Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice
Vi ricorda’o boschi ombrosi (from the opera L’Orfeo)
Tu se morta (from the opera L’Orfeo)
Narration: Simonides and Appolonios Rhodos
Piangono al pianger mio

Toccata Arpeggiata

O komm und geh (world premiere)

Carlo Milanuzzi (d. ca. 1647)

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Sigismondo d’India (ca. 1582-1629)

Giovanni Kapsberger (ca. 1580-1651)

James Blachly (*1980)


Narration: from Musaeus’ Hero and Leander
Hero’s Lament: Nor com’st thou yet

Prelude and Passacaglia (1998)

Narration: Hesiod
‘Tis Nature’s voice (from Orpheus Britannicus)
Music for a while
If music be the food of love, 3rd version

Nicholas Lanier (1588-1666)

Martha Bishop (*1937)

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)