Giovanni Gabrieli (c 1554 - 1557 - 1612)

Episodes

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01The Boy And The Uncle20180528

Donald Macleod looks at the life of Giovanni Gabrieli and the debt he owed to his uncle.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

The son of a Venetian linen weaver, Giovanni Gabrieli took his surname not from his father but from his uncle, the composer Andrea Gabrieli. Donald Macleod looks at the life and music of the celebrated Venetian organist and composer, focusing today on his relationship to his illustrious namesake..

In nobil sangue/ Amor se in lei
Consort of Musicke
Anthony Rooley, director

Alma cortes
European Chamber choir
Nicol Matt, director

Lieto Godea Sedendo
The King's Consort
Robert King, director

Fuga del Nono Tono
Canzon Xii T a 10 a due organi
Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini
Liuwe Tamminga

Angelus ad Pastores
O Magnum Mysterium
The Monteverdi Choir
The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Deus qui Beatum Marcum
Canzona [9] a 10
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul Macreesh, conductor

Toccata primi toni
Magnificat a 33
Benedictus Dominus a 8
La Capella Ducale
Musica Fiata Köln
Roland Wilson, director.

02Annus Horribilis20180529

Donald Macleod continues the story of Giovanni Gabrieli with a look at the events of 1585.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

The year 1585 began with such promise for the new organist of St Mark's in Venice. Giovanni Gabrieli, the son of a linen weaver, had secured one of the most prestigious jobs in music, playing alongside his uncle Andrea. But within months he would face enormous challenges. Donald Macleod continues the story of Giovanni Gabrieli.

Sacri di Giove augei sacre Fenici
I Fagiolini,
Robert Hollingsworth, director

Udite, chiari e generosi figli
The King's Consort
Robert King, director

Magnificat a 20, a 28
Reconstructed Hugh Keyte
I Fagiolini
Robert Hollingsworth, director

Maria virgo
Litaniae Beatae Mariae virginis
Ex Cathedra
Jeffrey Skidmore, director

Sonata pian e forte
Sonata a 14
Taverner Consort
Andrew Parrott, director.

03Rocco Music20180530

Donald Macleod looks at the music Gabrieli composed for the Scuola di San Rocco.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

As well as holding the post of organist at Saint Mark's in Venice, Giovanni Gabrieli also had another 'income stream' as organist for the nearby Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Donald Macleod looks at some of the composer's magnificent works for this extraordinary institution.

Sonata (a 22)
Taverner Consort
Andrew Parrott, director

Cantate Domino a 8
In ecclesiis a 14
La Capella Ducale
Musica fiata Koln
Roland Wilson, director

Sonata con 3 violini
Sonata xviii a 14
La Capella Ducale
Musica Fiata Koln
Roland Wilson

In te Domine speravi
Beata es virgo (a 6 instr)
Exultavit cor meum
Currende, Concerto Palatino
Erik Van Neve, director

Canzon in echo a 12
Timor et tremor a 6
La Capella Ducale
Musica Fiata Koln
Roland Wilson, director.

04Friends In High Places20180531

Donald Macleod looks at the influence of Gabrieli's patrons on his music.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

For the son of a humble linen weaver, Gabrieli achieved extraordinary acclaim and success in his native Venice. This was due not only to his extraordinary musical abilities, but also to his great skill in satisfying the demands of wealthy patrons and cultivating friendships with some of Venice's wealthy mercantile class. Donald Macleod continues his account of Gabrieli's life and music, looking today at the influence of patrons on some of the composer's works.

Buccinate in Neomenia tuba
Canzon XVII a 12
La Capella Ducale
Musica Fiata Köln
Roland Wilson, director

Canzona 16 a 15
Omnes gentes a 16
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh, conductor

Sonata octavi toni a 12
Sonata con voce Dulcis iesu
Gabrieli Consort and Players
Paul McCreesh, director

Jubilate Deo Omnis Terra a 10
Canzona Terza a 6
The Choir of King's College Cambridge
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Stephen Cleobury, conductor

Vox Domini super aquas Jordanis a 10
Magnificat a 12
Ex Cathedra
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Concerto Palatino
Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor.

05Gabrieli Magnifico20180601

Donald Macleod completes his account of Giovanni Gabrieli and his music.

Series exploring the life and works of a succession of composers

At the start of his career the composer was known merely as 'Ser Giovanni Gabrieli'; by the end he was addressed as 'Il Magnifico signor'. Donald Macleod completes his account of Giovanni Gabrieli, looking today at the extraordinary affection in which he was held by his numerous international pupils.

Canzon per sonare no 2
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Chicago Brass

Kyrie
The King's Consort
Robert King, director

Canzon I, La Spiritata 4 (1608)
Ricercare sopra re mi don a 4
Hesperion XX
Jordi Savall, director

O Iesu mi dulcissime a 8 (1615) 6'21
Exultet iam angelica turba a 17 4'41
Ex Cathedra
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Concerto Palatino
Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor

Deus in nomine tuo (1613)
Audite Coeli a 12, Kassel (1613)
Musicalische Compagney
Holger Eichhorn, director

Quem vidistis pastores
Choir of King's College Cambridge
His Majesty's Sagbutts
Stephen Cleobury conductor.