"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

30 September 2022

The Oyster Months Notebook, revised September 2022

The arrival of Autumn brings with it the dusty dirges of the Oyster Months.  
At no other time than autumn does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, darkness, something of the grave almost.

Rainer Maria Rilke, from Letters on Cézanne

'Tis Autumn. 

REVISED September 2022 ...

Philipp Friedrich Buchner: Plectrum Musicum
Parnassi Musici


Le Secret de Monsieur Marais
Vittorio Ghielmi, Luca Pianca, Il Suonar Parlante Orchestra


Telemann: Sonate for Oboe, Bassoon, and Continuo
Sans Souci


Johann Jakob Walther: Hortulus Chelicus
Sills, Dirst, Dirst, and Wang (no offense)


Thomas Lupo: Fantasia
Fretwork


Fürchtet Euch Nicht: Bassoons & Bombards Music from the German Baroque
Syntagma Amici, Vox Lumini


Johann Georg Weichenberger: Lute Works 
Joachim Held


REVISED March 2022 ...

Fantasia! Dialogue for One
Pauline Oostenrijk


February 2022 ...

Jacon van Eyck: Der Fluyten Lust-hof
Erik Bosgraaf


Marin Marais: Pieces de Viole de Cinq Livre
Jordi Savall, Ton Koopmann, Hopkinson Smith, Christophe Coin, Anne Gallet


The Cosmopolitan: Songs by Oswald von Wolkenstein
Ensemble Leones, Marc Lewis


Toys for Two: Dowland to California
Margaret Koll and Luca Pianca


REVISED January 2022 ...

Scheidt: Ludi Musici
L'Acheron, Francois Joubert-Caillet


Handel: The Complete Sonatas for Recorder
Marion Verbruggen, Ton Koopman and Jaap ter Linden


Buxtehude: Complete Chamber Music
Ton Koopman


Songs of Olden Times: Estonian Folk Hymns and Runic Songs
Heinavanker


Ockeghem: Requiem; Missa Mi-Mi; Missa Prolationum
Hilliard Ensemble


REVISED November 2021 ...

Masters of the Baroque Hurdy-Gurdy
Matthias Loibner


Weiss: Sonatas for Transverse Flute and Lute
Duo Inventio


Holborne: Pieces for Lute
Federico Marincola


THE ORIGINAL COLLECTION (Autumn 2020):

Holborne: Pavans and Galliards, 1599
The Consort of Musicke & The Guildhall Waits, Anthony Rooley & Trevor Jones


Purcell: Sonatas Of 3 Parts, 1683
Pavlo Beznosiuk, Rachel Podger, Christophe Coin, Christopher Hogwood


Telemann: Trio Sonatas
Erik Bosgraaf (recorder), Dmitry Sinkovksy (violin)


German Lute Music of the 18th Century
Alberto Crugnola 

1 comment:

Ray Visotski said...

That’s some list, Rob. Slowly, I will make my way though it…. Hopefully before the new year. Thanks for the suggestions. Regards, Ray