This week's show follows the development of stylus fantasticus from its Italian origins to the Germans who took the style to its zenith. 

  • Dario Castello: Sonata in d minor (1629). Performed by violinist Bjarte Eike and members of I Fagiolini.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccata Quinta, "sopra i Pedali, e senza". Performed by Liuwe Tamminga at the historic instruments of San Petronio, Bologna. 
  • Johann Jakob Froberger: Toccata II and Toccata XIX. Performed by Alina Rotaru on the original Ruckers harpsichord in Neuchatel. 
  • Matthias Weckmann: Toccata in a minor, performed by Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord, & Sonata No. 9 a 4, performed by Quicksilver. 
  • Dieterich Buxtehude: Praeludium in F sharp minor, BuxWV 146, performed by Ton Koopman at the Coci/Klapmeyer organ in Altenbruch. Sonata in a minor, BuxWV. Sonata in a minor for violin, viola da gamba and basso continuo, BuxWV 272. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Soloists. 
  • Nicolaus Bruhns: Praeludium in G. Performed by Ton Koopman at the Bielfeldt organ in Stade. 
  • Antonio Bertali: Sonata No. 10. Performed by Quicksilver. 
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