Piffaro and Friends – A 30th Anniversary Celebration

Piffaro celebrates 30 years of delighting audiences with a retrospective spanning its three decades of performances. Artistic directors Joan Kimball and Robert Wiemken have selected their concert recordings for this collection. A “Who’s Who” of early music friends make appearances: Capilla Flamenca, Blue Heron, The Rose Ensemble, Parthenia, King’s Noyse, Ellen Hargis, Drew Minter, and Maren Montalbano Brehm.

There is joy here for all, from the most dedicated followers to the newest fan.

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Contents

  1. Propiñan de Melyor – Anon early 16th c Spanish
  2. Ave Maris Stella Chant – Anon / Ave Regina Caelorum – Jacob Obrecht
  3. Credo from Missa Hercules dux Ferrariae – Josquin Desprez / Credo from Missa Wohlauf – Heinrich Isaac
  4. Christ is estanden Settings – Anon from Glogauer Liederbuch, Heinrich Isaac, Johann Walther
  5. Freundlich Begir/Der Rattenschwantz, – Anon from Glogauer Liederbuch
  6. Sette son L’arti Liberali – Text: Burchiello
  7. Gratioso/Leoncello – Anon ballo tunes, late 15th c Italian, arr. Piffaro
  8. Benedictus Domini – Ludwig Daser
  9. Credo from Missa Prima Domine Dominus Noster – Leonhard Lechner
  10. Paradetas – Anon 16th c. Spanish, arr. Tom Zajac
  11. Avejuela Que Al Jazmin – Manuel Machado
  12. Españoleta – Anon 16th c. Spanish, arr. Grant Herreid, Christa Patton
  13. Tururu Fararar Con Son – Gaspar Fernandes
  14. Venticillo Mormurador – Luis de Briceño, reconstructed Grant Herreid
  15. Espaõleta/Gaita – Anon 16th c. Spanish, arr. Piffaro
  16. Sara che Cessi – Alessandro Striggio
  17. Lasso, La Dolce Vista – Francesco de Layolle
  18. Pange Lingua – Francisco Guerrero
  19. Simile est regnum caelorum – Guerrero
  20. A Warning to All False Traitors – Anon ballad 16th c. England, set to Greensleeves, arr. Piffaro
  21. Consonanza Stravagante – Giovanni Maria Trabaci
  22. Gagliard del Principe de Venosa – Carlo Gesualdo
  23. Durezze et Ligature – Trabaci
  24. Suite of Dances – Gasparo Zanetti: Aria Del Gran Duca / La Sartorella / Il Gabanano / La Balloria / Salterello della Battaglia