A Journey from the Middle Ages to the Present Day (Descant Recorder)

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A Journey from the Middle Ages to the Present Day
A Collection of Compositions for Descant Recorder

 

This album includes over sixty compositions, taking players on a musical journey through the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque period right up until our time.  The pieces include works by old masters such as Vivaldi, Bach, Hotteterre, Dowland and Telemann, as well as folk songs and thirteen original compositions by British flautist Alan Davis.  A variety of styles including blues, jazz, and Latin are covered.

The pieces of medium technical difficulty were selected by renowned Czech flautist Jan Kvapil who is known for his recorder school methods.  They are suitable for recorder solo, recorder with accompaniment (guitar, piano/harpsichord) and can also be played with 2-3 recorders.  Free supplementary materials are available for this edition: there are 32 audio examples which can be downloaded.  One can listen to the pieces unaccompanied or accompanied by various instruments (harpsichord, piano, lute, viola da gamba, percussion) and in various tempos.

- For descant recorder in various ensemble combinations

- Of medium technical difficulty

- With free audio tracks and download material

Kvapil, Jan
BA11544
9790260108912
Baerenreiter UK

Contents

  1. La Manfredina / La Rotta della Manfredina, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  2. La quinte estampie real, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  3. Estampie, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  4. Salterello, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  5. Now, O Now, I Needs Must Part (The Frog Galliard), Descant Recorder [Dowland, John]
  6. Eerste Petit Brande, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  7. Gagliarda seconda, Descant Recorder [Bonzanini, Giacomo]
  8. Gagliarda terza, Descant Recorder [Bonzanini, Giacomo]
  9. Damigella tutta bella / The Beautiful Damsel, Descant Recorder [Calestani, Vincenzo]
  10. Tweede Nachtegaeltje / The Second Nightingale, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  11. Corrente detta l'Avelina, Descant Recorder [Falconieri, Andrea]
  12. Passepied, Descant Recorder [Delalande, Michel-Richard]
  13. Almain (Cupararee), Descant Recorder [Coperario, John]
  14. Sir Francis Bacon's Masque, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  15. Hornpipe, Descant Recorder [Purcell, Henry]
  16. Fanny Power, Descant Recorder [Carolan, Turlough]
  17. Variations on When She Cam Ben, Descant Recorder [Carolan, Turlough]
  18. Táimse im Chodhladh / I Am Sleeping, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  19. Dumbarton's Drums, Descant Recorder [Barsanti, Francesco]
  20. Tunes for the Canary Bird, Descant Recorder [Anonymous]
  21. A Tune for the Linnet, Descant Recorder
  22. A Tune for the Starling, Descant Recorder
  23. A Tune for the East India Nightingale, Descant Recorder
  24. A Tune for the Bullfinch, Descant Recorder
  25. Siciliana, Descant Recorder [Vivaldi, Antonio]
  26. Allegro, Descant Recorder [Chédeville, Nicolas]
  27. Aria di giga, Descant Recorder [Vivaldi, Antonio]
  28. Allemande, Descant Recorder [Demoivre, Daniel]
  29. Sarabande, Descant Recorder [Demoivre, Daniel]
  30. Round O, Descant Recorder [Demoivre, Daniel]
  31. Aria 4, Descant Recorder [Telemann, Georg Philipp]
  32. Aria 1, Descant Recorder [Telemann, Georg Philipp]
  33. Le Petit Rien, Descant Recorder [Couperin, François]
  34. La Linote éfarouchée / The Startled Linnet, Descant Recorder [Couperin, François]
  35. Andante, Descant Recorder [Händel, Georg Friedrich]
  36. Jigg, Descant Recorder [Händel, Georg Friedrich]
  37. Boure, Descant Recorder [Händel, Georg Friedrich]
  38. Hirundo rustica / The Barn Swallow, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  39. The Voice of the Turtle, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  40. Turdus merula / The Blackbird, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  41. Bees' Knees, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  42. Maple Leaf Rag, Descant Recorder [Joplin, Scott]
  43. Fiesta, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  44. Diana's Daydream, Descant Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  45. Stella splendens / Splendid Star, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder [Anonymous]
  46. Imperayritz de la ciutat joyosa / O Ruler of the Joyous City, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder [Anonymous]
  47. Ballo di Mantua, Descant Recorder (2) [Giamberti, Giuseppe]
  48. Goe yee my canzonets, Descant Recorder (2) [Morley, Thomas]
  49. Ballet, Descant Recorder (2) [Anonymous]
  50. Doodendans / Death Dance, Descant Recorder (2) [Anonymous]
  51. Pan, Descant Recorder (2) [Gletle, Johann Melchior]
  52. Kirke, Descant Recorder (2) [Gletle, Johann Melchior]
  53. Le Muguet / Lily of the Valley, Descant Recorder (2) [Lavigne, Philibert de]
  54. Les Renoncules, Descant Recorder (2) [Lavigne, Philibert de]
  55. 58. Musette, Descant Recorder, Tenor Recorder [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
  56. Polonaise, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
  57. Menuet, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder [Bach, Johann Sebastian]
  58. Pentacle, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder [Davis, Alan]
  59. Duet, Descant Recorder (2) [Davis, Alan]
  60. Blues in G, Descant Recorder (2) [Davis, Alan]
  61. Iron Bar, Descant Recorder, Treble Recorder or Descant Recorder (2)
  62. Létající koberec / The Flying Carpet[Kvapil, Jan / Kvapilová, Eva]
  63. Fireworks, Descant Recorder or Recorder Ensemble [Davis, Alan]
  64. Enchanted Forest, Descant Recorder (2) or Recorder Ensemble [Davis, Alan]
  65. March of the Goblins [Davis, Alan]

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