Still life

Anne Villayer-Coster, 'Attributes of Music', 1770. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

Today's show features selections from 'The Fiery Genius', a new release of rare Neapolitan instrumental music, performed by Ensemble Aurora, and violinist Enrico Gatti. My guest is Dr. Guido Olivieri, Senior Lecturer in Musicology at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. 

  • Pietro Marchitelli: Sonata VIII per due violini e basso.
  • Pietro Marchitelli: Sonata II per tre violini e basso. 
  • Giovanni Carlo Cailo: Sonata a tre violini e organo
  • Nicola Fiorenza: Concerto di violini e basso. 
  • Leonardo Leo: Concerto per 4 violini e basso continuo.
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