Capella De La Torre & Katharina Bäuml – Water Music, Tales of Nymphs and Sirens (2015)

Artist: Capella De La Torre & Katharina Bäuml
Title Of Album: Water Music, Tales of Nymphs and Sirens
Year Of Release: 2015
Label: deutsche harmonia mundi
Genre: Classical
Quality: 320 kbps
Total Time: 75:38 min
Total Size: 173 MB

1. Philou – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), Composer
2. Passa la nave – Adrian Willaert (1490-1562), Composer
3. Laura suave – Fabritio Caroso (ca. 1530-1610), Composer
4. Ave maris stella – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), Composer
5. In exitu Israel – Josquin Desprez (1455-1521), Composer
6. Besides a Fountain – Thomas Morley (1557-1602), Composer
7. The Fruit of Love – Anthony Holborne (1545-1602), Composer
8. Ad una fresca riva – Luca Marenzio (1556-1599), Composer
9. The Funerals – Anthony Holborne, Composer
10. Nymphes nappés / Circumdederunt me – Josquin Desprez, Composer
11. Quinto ballo detto le ninfe di Senna – Lorenzo Allegri (1567-1648), Composer
12. Ecco, signor il Tebro – Baccio Moschini (16.Jh), Composer
13. Gitene ninfe – Orazio Vecchi (1550-1605), Composer
14. Super flumina Babylonis – Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594), Composer
15. Canto di Sirene – Giovanni Ghizzolo (1580-1625), Composer
16. Riposta di Nettuno – Giovanni Ghizzolo, Composer
17. Les nymphes de la Grenouillere – Anonymous (1625), Composer
18. Full Fathom Five Thy Father Lies – Robert Johnson (1583-1634), Composer
19. Versa est in luctum – Tomás Luis de Victoria, Composer
20. l bianco e dolce cigno – Jacob Arcadelt (1507-1568), Composer
21. Canto – Johannes Vogt (*1953), Composer
22. The Silver Swan – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Composer
23. Chi dal delfino – Luca Marenzio (1553-1599), Composer

For the ancient Greeks, the water did not come simply from the ground; No, it had divine beings – the water nymphs. These legendary nymphs inhabit also in Renaissance and Baroque arts as mythical remnants of a lost world where all natural phenomena always had a divine nature.

Musical «stories of nymphs and sirens» presents the Capella de la Torre on their new CD «Water Music» – a panorama of water beyond Handel: there are countless other great water music, from all eras and from all over Europe. The issue of water lit the Capella de la Torre in all facets of: As the home of mythical animals like the swan, as a poetic picture full of erotic allusions in the myths about nymphs and sirens, or as a metaphor for the uncertainties of life

An impressive breadth of perspectives from which the Capella de la Torre the theme «Water» considered – it finds its reflection in the complexity of interpretations: dances with great timbre palette and percussive accents contrast with the elaborate program of vocal works; wild improvisation encounters spiritual retreats; and in the vocals create the soprano Cécile Kampenaers and Altus Benno Schachtner the great balancing act, at the same time to shine as soloists and to integrate into the ensemble sound. A CD that draws in the music as the mermaids their victims into the water.

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