Playing time: 57' 03"
Jordi Savall (treble viola da gamba), Christophe Coin (treble viola da gamba, alto viola da gamba), Sergi Casademunt(bass viola da gamba), Masako Hirao (bass viola da gamba), Ariane Maurette (tenor viola da gamba), Roberto Gini (bass viola da gamba), Pere Ross (violone), Bruce Dickey (cornett), Jean-Pierre Canihac (cornett), Jean-Pierre Mathieu (alto trombone, tenor trombone), Charles Toet (tenor trombone), Richard Lister (bass trombone), Jeanette von Wingerden (soprano recorder, alto recorder), Gabriel Garrido (soprano recorder), Lorenzo Alpert (soprano recorder), Hopkinson Smith (lute, guitar, theorbo), Colin Tilney (harpsichord, organ)
Jordi Savall, dir.
Recording site and date:
Kirche, Séon, Switzerland [02/1978];
Rel.: 1978 [LP], 1989 [CD]
EMI "Reflexe" 7243 8 26508
2 [CDx6] REFLEXE Vol. VII Stationen Europäischer
Virgin "Veritas x2" 7243 5 62028 2 5 [CDx2] A Musical Banquet - Schein · Scheidt · Gabrieli.
Virgin "Classics" 7243 4 82025 2 9 [CDx5] Jordi Savall - Music in Europe 1550-1650 - Cabezón · Gabrieli · Guami · Schein · Scheidt · Songs and Dances from the time of Cervantes
Information from LP and CD (Virgin 7243 5 62028 2 5)
The numbering above is taken from the first edition of Ludi Musici (Hamburg, 1621).
Savall's newer recording of this music:
And other ensembles:
Scheidt was the first major German composer of consort music, although the English style he inherited through Sweelinck is clearly audible, mixed sometimes with Italian elements. He also worked directly with the English composer William Brade (1560-1630). A recording by the present ensemble:
Some other recordings from the era:
Another significant composer in the style of Scheidt was Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630). A dedicated recording:
And the recording by the present ensemble:
Scheidt was also a major keyboard composer. A recording devoted to his organ music, leading to a listing of other keyboard recordings:
Finally other recordings illustrating Scheidt, including some vocal music:
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