Ye Baroque Playlist

Detail from The Lute Player by Caravaggio.

Baroque music from the 17th Century was amazing. Here are a few songs that I have found to be most inspiring for my work:

Henry Purcell’s ‘When I am Laid in Earth’ from Dido & Aeneas, here performed by Susan Graham, Ian Bostridge, Etc.; Emmanuelle Haïm: Le Concert D`Astrée, European Voices:

 

BASCHENIS, Evaristo Agliardi Triptych (right) 1665-70 Oil on canvas, 115 x 163 cm Private collection, via Web Gallery of Art

BASCHENIS, Evaristo
Agliardi Triptych (right)
1665-70
Oil on canvas, 115 x 163 cm
Private collection, via Web Gallery of Art

 

Fantasias a 3: No. 6 performed by London Baroque:

BEGA, Cornelis. Woman Playing a Lute 1664-65 Oil on wood, 36 x 32 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, via Web Gallery of Art

BEGA, Cornelis.
Woman Playing a Lute
1664-65
Oil on wood, 36 x 32 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, via Web Gallery of Art

 

“Sonata a 4” from 17th Century Italian Recorder Music by La Fontegara Amsterdam:

 

DOU, Gerrit Violon Player 1653 Oil on panel, 32 x 20 cm Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

DOU, Gerrit. ‘Violon Player’, 1653. Oil on panel, 32 x 20 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna, via Web Gallery of Art.