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The Caccinis - a Florentine family in the Baroque dawn, with Musicke in the Ayre

Monday May 21, 2018 at 13:10
Saint Stephen's Church, Bristol
Free admission – no ticket required

  1. Al fonte, al prato - Giulio Caccini
  2. Amarilli, mia bella, from Le nuove musiche - Giulio Caccini
  3. Iten'omai, voi che felice ardete - Jacopo Peri
  4. O chiome belle - Francesca Caccini
  5. Ch'amor sia nudo - Francesca Caccini
  6. Dimi amore - Pietro Paolo Melli
  7. Se l'aura spira - Girolamo Frescobaldi
  8. Begli occhi - Girolamo Frescobaldi
  9. Aria di Fiorenza - Anonymous
  10. O che felice giorno - Flamminio Corradi
  11. Pur ti miro, from L'incoronazione di Poppea, 'The Coronation of Poppea' - Claudio Monteverdi
  12. Che si può fare - Barbara Strozzi
  13. Sospira, respira - Barbara Strozzi

Musicke in the Ayre return to St Stephens after a three-year absence with a soprano duo from Bristol making their debut with the ensemble: Heidi Couper and Ruth Bamfield will be singing arias and duets from the dawn from the baroque in 17th century Italy, accompanied by Din Ghani on archlute and baroque guitar (both made by him). In marking the 400th anniversary of the death of one of the pioneers of the early Baroque, Giulio Caccini, the programme also includes songs by his daughter Francesca who published her own book of music in the same year, by their Florentine colleague and fellow pioneer Jacopo Peri, and by others who followed such as Frescobaldi, Monteverdi and Strozzi.

Entry is free, with a reitring collection.

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