Folie Douce (Sweet Folly) Renaissance Improvisations

Folie Douce (Sweet Folly) Renaissance Improvisations

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Today, only jazz musicians are expected to improvise, but in the 17th century, improvisation was part of every musician's bag of tricks. The French early music group Doulce Mémoire recaptures the excitement of extemporization in these dance suites as the musicians' strong sense of rhythm generates energy and swing. Recording in a bank might not seem like… See more details below

Overview

Today, only jazz musicians are expected to improvise, but in the 17th century, improvisation was part of every musician's bag of tricks. The French early music group Doulce Mémoire recaptures the excitement of extemporization in these dance suites as the musicians' strong sense of rhythm generates energy and swing. Recording in a bank might not seem like something to advertise, but the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall is one of the finest acoustical settings in the world. FOLIE DOUCE is Dorian's 100th recording in this hallowed hall, and they know how to make the best of it, creating sound that positively glows.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/15/1998
Label:
Dorian Recordings
UPC:
0053479026224
catalogNumber:
90262
Rank:
140560

Tracks

  1. Terpsichore dances: Bransle de la Royne 1 & 2  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  2. Bransle Gay double 8 (3) (from Terpsichore, 1612)  - Pierre Francisque Caroubel  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  3. Terpsichore dances: Bransle double de Poictu 9  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  4. Ballet 264, 1, 2 & 3  -  Anonymous, Terpsichore  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  5. Terpsichore dances: Gaillarde 298  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  6. Terpsichore dances: Courante-Sarabande 104  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  7. La Rosette: Courante "La Rosette" 109  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  8. Courante 157  -  Anonymous, Terpsichore  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  9. Contrapuncto primo  - Vincenzo Galilei  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  10. Pavana 7  - Valentin Haussmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  11. Nachtanz  - Valentin Haussmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  12. Sophia (12)  - Erasmus Widmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  13. Regina  - Erasmus Widmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  14. Clara (16)  - Erasmus Widmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  15. Euphrosina (18)  - Erasmus Widmann  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  16. Work(s): Unspecified Padouana  - Johann Hermann Schein  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  17. Work(s): Unspecified Courente  - Johann Hermann Schein  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  18. Work(s): Unspecified Gagliard  - Johann Hermann Schein  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  19. Work(s): Unspecified Allemande  - Johann Hermann Schein  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  20. Work(s): Unspecified Tripla  - Johann Hermann Schein  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  21. Aria di Fiorenza: Ballo, Gaillarde, Canario (improvisation)  -  Anonymous  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  22. Fantasia  - Ioanne Matelart  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  23. Meza note galiarda (11)  -  Anonymous  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  24. Pavane d'espagne  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  25. Gaillarde (15)  - Pierre Attaingnant  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  26. Gaillarde  - Pierre Attaingnant  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  27. Spagnoletta  -  Anonymous  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  28. Ballet 269  -  Anonymous, Terpsichore  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  29. Terpsichore dances: Volte 222  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  30. Terpsichore dances: Courante 90  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  31. Terpsichore dances: Courante 97  - Michael Praetorius  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  32. Ballet 26  - Paul Peuerl  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne
  33. Courante 6  - Paul Peuerl  -  Doulce Mémoire  - Brian M. Levine  - Valentin Boulogne

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