Le Bal: Social Dances in the Early Baroque - I Ciarlatani
Michael Praetorius, Jacques Cordier, Étienne Nau, Jacques Mangeant (ed.) & Anon.
Classical, Baroque | 1 CD | EAC | FLAC, CUE, LOG | Scans | 381 MB | RSRecorded: 23-25/7 2007, St. Anna Kapelle, Sinsheim-Weiler, Germany
Released: 2008 | Label: Christophorus CHR 77295 | TT: 73:11
Regina Kabis - soprano, Benoit Haller - tenor, I Ciarlatani, Klaus Winkler (dir.)
In contrast with the familiar, well-researched ballets and dances of the High Baroque as exemplified at Versailles under Louis XIV, very little is known about social dances in France (and Europe) around 1600. […]
This wonderful collection of curiosities is the fruit of an extensive collaboration between I Ciarlatani and early dance expert Nicoline Winkler. It offers fascinating insights into the social dances of the Early Baroque and reveals astonishing musical variety – a veritable cornucopia, not only for aficionados of historical dance …