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Biber: Mensa Sonora; Battalia

CDR 90000 116

NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 56'50"
Tracks: 47
Booklet pages: 12
© 2010 Cedille Records
Reviewer: Patric Standford
Review of Biber: Mensa Sonora; Battalia published on 19 September 2010

Listen: Ciacona (Mensa Sonora Suite 6) (track 38, 2:18-3:10)

Baroque Band
Garry Clarke, director

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704):

Mensa Sonora (published 1680)
Pars I in D
1 Sonata: Grave - Allegro
2 Allamanda
3 Courante
4 Sarabanda
5 Gavotte
6 Gigue
7 Sonatina - Allegro

Pars II in F
8 Intrada: Alla breve
9 Balletto: Alla breve
10 Sarabanda
11 Balletto: Alla breve
12 Sarabanda
13 Balletto: Alla breve

Pars III in A minor
14 Gagliarda: Allegro
15 Sarabanda
16 Aria
17 Ciacona
18 Sonatina: Adagio - Presto

Pars IV in B flat
19 Sonata: Grave - Allegro - Adagio
20 Allamanda
21 Courante
22 Balletto
23 Sarabanda
24 Gigue: Presto
25 Sonatina: Adagio

Pars V in E
26 Intrada: Allegro
27 Balletto
28 Trezza
29 Gigue
30 Gavotte: Alla breve
31 Gigue
32 Retirada

Pars VI in G minor
33 Sonata: Adagio - Presto
34 Aria
35 Canario: Presto
36 Amener
37 Trezza
38 Ciacona
39 Sonatina: Adagio - Presto

Battalia for violin, strings and basso continuo, in D (1673)
40 Sonata: Allegro
41 Die liederliche Gesellschaft von allerley Humor
42 Presto
43 Der Mars
44 Presto
45 Aria
46 Die Schlacht
47 Lamento der Verwundten Musquetirer

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