Friday, June 24 2022, 8:00 pm
A wide-ranging instrumental concert of dances from the British Isles, Italy, Spain, France, Germany and Austria, showcasing the variety and richness in Baroque-era dance music. Perhaps you remember the joyous “Dancing in the Isles” program in 2016? Come for more toe-tapping traditional medleys and artful suites on Friday night, making the most of the excellent acoustics at St. Michael and All Angels in Corona del Mar. A Friday night like no other!
Michael Praetorius (c. 1571-1621): Dances from Terpsichore
Biagio Marini (1594-1663): Balletto No. 2
Bernardo Storace (fl. mid-17th century): Ciaconna for solo harpsichord
Marco Uccellini (c. 1603-1680): Bergamasca
Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654): Paduan
Johann Schmelzer (c. 1629-1680): Balletto Pastorella
English country dance medley
Francesco Maria Veracini (1690-1768): Sonata for Violin and Continuo Op. 2, No. 9 with a Scozzese finale (Variations on Scot’s trad. tune “Tweedside”)
Andrea Falconieri (c. 1585-1686): Battalla de Barabaso yerno de Satanas
Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (c. 1600-c. 1650): Three pieces from Spanish Guitar Book No. 5
Santiago de Murcia (1673-1739): Three dances from Saldívar Codex No. 4
This concert is generously underwritten by Dr. Vina Spiehler in memory of Festival-regular Manuel Banuelos.