This week's show features Italian Delights, including love songs by Biagio Marini, sacred instrumental pieces from Venice by Giovanni and Andrea Gabrieli, and tenor Marco Beasley with a Ligurian folksong to melt the hardest of hearts!

  • Antonio Carbonchi: Ciaccona & Francesco Corbetta: Passacaglia. Performed by Pierre Pitzl, baroque guitar. Biagio Marini: Meraviglia d'amore & Girolamo Kapsberger: Cinta di Rose. Performed by Private Musicke and tenor Marco Beasley.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata Octavi Toni for 12 parts, performed by The Gabrieli Players. Andrea Gabrieli: Ricercar del primo tuono alla quarta alta, performed by Liuwe Tamminga at the historic organ in San Petronio, Bologna. 
  • Anon. (Ligurian folksong): La Bella Noeva. Performed by Marco Beasley, tenor, and Accordone. 
  • Bartolomeo Barbarino: Bella e la donna mia. Giovanni Paolo Foscarini: Ciaccona. Girolamo Kapsberger: Gagliarda. Biago Marini: Allegrezza del nuovo Maggio. Performed by Vivante, with tenors Tore Tom Denys and Erik Leidal. 
  • Juan Cornago: Morte, merce & O Tempo Bono (anon.). Performed by Ensemble Daedalus. 
  • Dario Castello: Sonata Terza. Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music. 
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