“Praetorius, M: Dances From Terpsichore”
|Thoinot Arbeau||Orchesographie 1589.|
|Johann Christoph Demantius||German and Polish Dances.|
|Antony Holborne||Short Airs, Grave and Light.|
|Gregorio Lambranzi||Dances from the school.|
|Michael Praetorius||Dances from Terpsichore.|
Praetorius Consort – Christopher Ball.
This hard-to-find compilation brings together collections of 17th-Century dance music for various combinations of recorders, crumhorns, cornamuse, kortholts, doucaine, Rauschpfeife, garklein Flötlein, great-bass rackett, sackbut, lute, minstrel’s harp, harpsichord, ottavina, regal, bells and percussion, in lively performances by the Praetorius Consort conducted by Christopher Ball. Originally released in 1976 to critical praise and previously available on Arion and EMI, this value-priced anthology rivals all full-price alternatives.