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The forgotten figure of a 17th-century Dutch recorder virtuoso, illuminated by a unique synthesis of art history, scholarship and modern musicianship. Der Fluyten Lust-hof (The Flute's Pleasure Garden, or Garden of Delights) is a collection of music for recorder compiled by Jacob van Eyck and published in Amsterdam by Paulus Matthijsz. It is the largest collection of music for a single wind instrument ever published by a single composer, and has supplied recorder players, amateurs and professionals, with music for reflection and entertainment ever since the publication of it's initial volume in 1644, as Der goden fluit-hemel (The Gods' Flute-Heaven). An overlooked detail is the dedication of the first volume, to Adriana vanden Bergh, who is extravagantly compared to the muse Euterpe in a four-line poem: 'Euterpe's spirit was reborn, or so it did appear, / Whene'er the sound of ADRIANA's Fluyt I chanced to hear: / A wonder of our century, that such a youthful lass / Wears in the name of all the maidens laurels on Parnas.' Who was Adriana vanden Bergh? This book and CD tells the full and fascinating story, shedding light along the way on many aspects of culture, religion and everyday life in Amsterdam during the 17th century. As both a musicologist and art historian, Thiemo Wind is uniquely placed to tell this story. He has identified Adriana as the subject of a famous painting by Jacob Adriaensz Backer (1608/09-1651), hitherto anonymous but considered one of the most beautiful portraits of the Dutch Golden Age. Through original research, Thiemo Wind has assembled an eventful biography, which moves in short and lively chapters, each of them illustrated with a telling image, from Adriana's family background to her birth in 1631, her complex religious inheritance of both Protestant and Catholic observance, her apparently rapid mastery of the recorder, her participation in Amsterdam's lively performing culture and her status as a musical celebrity even as a teenager, to her marriage in 1650, which probably occasioned the commission of Backer's portrait. Thereafter the story turns darker, with a tale of bankruptcy, child-birth and -death, family splits and reconciliations, obscurity and ultimately Adriana's death in 1668, having given birth to her ninth child. The accompanying CD takes it's cue from Der Fluyten Lust-hof, and from the music publications featured in Backer's portrait, to present new recordings of music with which Adriana would have delighted audiences in her time. There are tunes and hymns adapted by Van Eyck, an air by Matthijsz, sonata movements by Dutch and Italian masters such as Sweelinck, Rossi, Merula and Uccellini, and more besides. Performed by the internationally renowned virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf, in company with his Cordevento ensemble, the recording complements Thiemo Wind's scholarship to present Adriana's life and music in the round."
The forgotten figure of a 17th-century Dutch recorder virtuoso, illuminated by a unique synthesis of art history, scholarship and modern musicianship. Der Fluyten Lust-hof (The Flute's Pleasure Garden, or Garden of Delights) is a collection of music for recorder compiled by Jacob van Eyck and published in Amsterdam by Paulus Matthijsz. It is the largest collection of music for a single wind instrument ever published by a single composer, and has supplied recorder players, amateurs and professionals, with music for reflection and entertainment ever since the publication of it's initial volume in 1644, as Der goden fluit-hemel (The Gods' Flute-Heaven). An overlooked detail is the dedication of the first volume, to Adriana vanden Bergh, who is extravagantly compared to the muse Euterpe in a four-line poem: 'Euterpe's spirit was reborn, or so it did appear, / Whene'er the sound of ADRIANA's Fluyt I chanced to hear: / A wonder of our century, that such a youthful lass / Wears in the name of all the maidens laurels on Parnas.' Who was Adriana vanden Bergh? This book and CD tells the full and fascinating story, shedding light along the way on many aspects of culture, religion and everyday life in Amsterdam during the 17th century. As both a musicologist and art historian, Thiemo Wind is uniquely placed to tell this story. He has identified Adriana as the subject of a famous painting by Jacob Adriaensz Backer (1608/09-1651), hitherto anonymous but considered one of the most beautiful portraits of the Dutch Golden Age. Through original research, Thiemo Wind has assembled an eventful biography, which moves in short and lively chapters, each of them illustrated with a telling image, from Adriana's family background to her birth in 1631, her complex religious inheritance of both Protestant and Catholic observance, her apparently rapid mastery of the recorder, her participation in Amsterdam's lively performing culture and her status as a musical celebrity even as a teenager, to her marriage in 1650, which probably occasioned the commission of Backer's portrait. Thereafter the story turns darker, with a tale of bankruptcy, child-birth and -death, family splits and reconciliations, obscurity and ultimately Adriana's death in 1668, having given birth to her ninth child. The accompanying CD takes it's cue from Der Fluyten Lust-hof, and from the music publications featured in Backer's portrait, to present new recordings of music with which Adriana would have delighted audiences in her time. There are tunes and hymns adapted by Van Eyck, an air by Matthijsz, sonata movements by Dutch and Italian masters such as Sweelinck, Rossi, Merula and Uccellini, and more besides. Performed by the internationally renowned virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf, in company with his Cordevento ensemble, the recording complements Thiemo Wind's scholarship to present Adriana's life and music in the round."
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Adriana
Artist: Buonamente / Eyck / Bosgraaf
Format: CD
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1. Voorspel [01:37]
2. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 1: No.
3. Malle Symen [04:06]
4. Lachrymae Pavaen [05:22]
5. Brande Yrlandt [01:27]
6. Allemande Mr. Zuilekom [03:57]
7. Ballet [02:16]
8. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 2: No. 12
9. Puer nobis nascitur [03:02]
10. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 1: No. 3
11. Comagain (arr. P. Matthijsz for recorder and chamber ensemble) [01:27]
12. Symphoniae, Op. 3: No. 1
13. Symphonia octava, "Den lustelijcken Mey" [03:23]
14. Canzoni overo sonate concertate per chiesa e camera, Book 3, Op. 12: La Gallina [02:48]
15. Courante Monsieur [01:14]
16. Sonata quarta sopra l'aria di Ruggiero [04:06]
17. Pavane [03:14]
18. Gailliarde [01:08]
19. Avanti il Brando [01:41]
20. Gagliarda [01:20]
21. Corrente [00:49]
22. Fantasia in F Major [01:07{
23. Concerto [02:39]
24. Pavane de Spanje [01:52]
25. Il quarto libro de varie sonate, sinfonie, gagliarde, brandi e corrente: Sonata decima sopra l'ar... [03:11]
26. Fantasia chromatica in Dorian mode, SwWV 258 [08:13]
27. Allemande (Pavane) a 3 [02:46]
28. Il terzo libro de varie sonate, sinfonie, gagliarde, brandi e corrente, Op. 12: Sonata sopra far.. [02:39]
29. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 1 No. 2
30. Lanterlu
31. Sonate, arie et correnti, Op. 3: Aria quarta sopra la Ciaccona [02:21]
32. Air [02:19]
33. Sinfonia quinta [03:20]
34. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 2: No. 11
35. Blydschap van myn vliedt [02:40]
36. Sonate, arie et correnti, Op. 3: Aria quinta sopra La Bergamasca [03:52]
37. Der Fluyten Lust-hof, Book 2: No. 13
38. Stemme nova [01:05]

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The forgotten figure of a 17th-century Dutch recorder virtuoso, illuminated by a unique synthesis of art history, scholarship and modern musicianship. Der Fluyten Lust-hof (The Flute's Pleasure Garden, or Garden of Delights) is a collection of music for recorder compiled by Jacob van Eyck and published in Amsterdam by Paulus Matthijsz. It is the largest collection of music for a single wind instrument ever published by a single composer, and has supplied recorder players, amateurs and professionals, with music for reflection and entertainment ever since the publication of it's initial volume in 1644, as Der goden fluit-hemel (The Gods' Flute-Heaven). An overlooked detail is the dedication of the first volume, to Adriana vanden Bergh, who is extravagantly compared to the muse Euterpe in a four-line poem: 'Euterpe's spirit was reborn, or so it did appear, / Whene'er the sound of ADRIANA's Fluyt I chanced to hear: / A wonder of our century, that such a youthful lass / Wears in the name of all the maidens laurels on Parnas.' Who was Adriana vanden Bergh? This book and CD tells the full and fascinating story, shedding light along the way on many aspects of culture, religion and everyday life in Amsterdam during the 17th century. As both a musicologist and art historian, Thiemo Wind is uniquely placed to tell this story. He has identified Adriana as the subject of a famous painting by Jacob Adriaensz Backer (1608/09-1651), hitherto anonymous but considered one of the most beautiful portraits of the Dutch Golden Age. Through original research, Thiemo Wind has assembled an eventful biography, which moves in short and lively chapters, each of them illustrated with a telling image, from Adriana's family background to her birth in 1631, her complex religious inheritance of both Protestant and Catholic observance, her apparently rapid mastery of the recorder, her participation in Amsterdam's lively performing culture and her status as a musical celebrity even as a teenager, to her marriage in 1650, which probably occasioned the commission of Backer's portrait. Thereafter the story turns darker, with a tale of bankruptcy, child-birth and -death, family splits and reconciliations, obscurity and ultimately Adriana's death in 1668, having given birth to her ninth child. The accompanying CD takes it's cue from Der Fluyten Lust-hof, and from the music publications featured in Backer's portrait, to present new recordings of music with which Adriana would have delighted audiences in her time. There are tunes and hymns adapted by Van Eyck, an air by Matthijsz, sonata movements by Dutch and Italian masters such as Sweelinck, Rossi, Merula and Uccellini, and more besides. Performed by the internationally renowned virtuoso Erik Bosgraaf, in company with his Cordevento ensemble, the recording complements Thiemo Wind's scholarship to present Adriana's life and music in the round."
        
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