Milan: Viol Music

Lluís del Milà
Fantasies, Pavanes & Gallardes
Jordi Savall, Andrew Lawrence-King, et al.
Astrée (Auvidis) E 8535 [CD]
Astrée (Naïve) "Musica Iberica" ES 9927 [CD]


    Lluís del Milà

  1. Pavana 1
  2. Gallarda 6
  3. Fantasia 11 (psaltery)
  4. Fantasia 1
  5. Fantasia 5 (harp)
  6. Pavana 3
  7. Gallarda 3
  8. Fantasia 19 (harp)
  9. Fantasia 10
  10. Fantasia 26 (harp)
  11. Pavana 2
  12. Gallarda 2
  13. Fantasia 8
  14. Fantasia 40 (harp)
  15. Fantasia 12
  16. Pavana 5 (harp)
  17. Fantasia 9
  18. Tiento 1 (harp)
  19. Fantasia 38

Playing time: 63'

Jordi Savall (Renaissance treble viola da gamba), Andrew Lawrence-King (Renaissance harp, psaltery), Sergi Casademunt (Renaissance alto viola da gamba), Eunice Brandão (Renaissance tenor viola da gamba), Lorenz Duftschmid (Renaissance bass viola da gamba)

Recording site and date:
Colegiata del Castillo de Cardona (Cataluña), Spain [1994];
Rel.: 1995 (E), 02/2004 (ES)

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Early Music America (Vol./#-p.):
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.):
Goldberg (y., #-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.):

Information from CD.

Pierre-F. Roberge

The viol consort pieces (the bulk of the program) were adapted by Jordi Savall from originals for vihuela.

A recording for vihuela solo:

Luys Milan: El Maestro (1536)
Hopkinson Smith
Astrée 7748

A more broadly-based collection:

A la Música
Canciones del Renacimiento
Dúo Senti
Dúo Senti 1

A couple of older collections featuring Milan:

Spanish vihuelists of the 16th century I
Jorge Fresno
Musical Heritage Society 1894 (LP)
Spanish vihuelists of the 16th century IV
Anne Perret / Rodrigo de Zayas
Musical Heritage Society 3208 (LP)

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Todd M. McComb