Thursday, November 23, 2017

Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon. (1562-1621) The Third Book of Psalms.

From my collection.
Date of purchase: December 2009.
First listen all three CD'S: 29-9 & 2/5-10-2011.
Second listen all three CD'S: 23/28-11-2017.
Label: Glossa.
Recording dates: November 2006 & March 2009.
Venue: Nederlands Hervormde Kerk, Renswoude, The Netherlands.
Sound engineer: Stephan Schellmann.
Time: 75:14/58:40/66:01.

Works on all three discs:
Psalms, Organ fantasies (by Bernard Winsemius, Psalms 16& 19.
Oraison Dominicale.

Performed by:
Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, Harry van der Kamp. 
Bernard Winsemius, Organ.

Instrument:

Transept organ, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam (1545, Hendrik Niehoff/ 1638 replaced by Hanswolf Schonat/ 1965 restored back to the original disposition by Ahrend & Brunzema.
Meantone temperament.

Absolutely gorgeous, the Sweelinck you cannot be without. This is perfect in every respect.




On my listening menu today (24-4-2018)

J.S. Bach. Complete organ works Olivier Vernet. CD 6. Erkki Melartin. Orchestral Works. Peteris Vasks Orchestral Works ...