PEDRO RUIMONTE - MUSIC AT THE COURT OF THE ARCHDUKES ALBERT & ISABELLA CLARA EUGENIA

La Grande Chapelle, dir. Albert Recasens

Wednesday 22, January | 7:30 pm

St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta

Prior to the concert at 6:15 pm the curator of St John's Co-Cathedral, Mrs. Cynthia De Giorgio, will will give a lecture named 'The Infanta Isabella and her gift of Woven Splendour' at the Oratorio illustrating this link and the important role Isabella Clara played for the arts in those days. The lecture is free for those attending the concert and entrance is at first come, first come basis. If you do not have tickets for the concert, you can buy them here: http://bit.ly/32JXlQ9

Pedro Ruimonte wrote this music between 1601 and 1614 when he was Master of Chamber Music at the Brussels court of the Archduke Albert and his extremely cultured and artistic wife, the Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia.

 

PROGRAMME

Peter Philips (1560/61-1628)

Benedictus Dominus, motet 8 vv

Iubilate Deo, motet 8 vv

Pedro Ruimonte (1565-1627)

Quiero dormir y no puedo, villancico 6 vv

Mal puede estar escondida, villancico 6 vv

Pieter Cornet (1570/80-1633)

Fantasia 8° toni (instrumental)

Pedro Ruimonte 

¿Has visto al despuntar…?, madrigal 4 vv

Caduco tiempo, madrigal 4 vv

De la piel de sus ovejas, villancico 5 vv (instrumental) 

Sancta Maria, succurre miseris, motet 8 vv

Peter Philips 

Caecilia virgo, motet 8 vv

Sicut misit me vivens Pater, motete 3 vv  

Pedro Ruimonte 

Virgen escogida, villancico 5 vv

Anónimo 

Como suele el blanco cisne, romance 3 vv

Pedro Ruimonte 

Mal guardará ganado, madrigal 4 vv

Esperanza tardía, madrigal 5 vv (1, 3 y 4)

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583- 1643)

Canzon vigesimanona, a 8 (instrumental)

Pedro Ruimonte 

El que partir se atreve, madrigal 6 vv

De vuestro divino pecho, villancico 6 vv

Peter Philips 

O quam suavis est [ii], motet 8 vv

 

 

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