BEEP 2

ITALY – Late 17th century

Important
Please use good quality earphones/laptop or, better still, a stereo system in order to hear the full range of sounds. It is a good idea to archive BEEP for future reference.

Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690), Bergamo, & Venice. Composer of opera, vocal, and instrumental music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcMZ7bIKmCo

Domenico Gabrielli (1651-1690), Bologna, & Modena. Cellist, & composer of instrumental music.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XHFqu9CvCw

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Ferrara, Bologna, & Rome. Violinist & composer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3smZkpqXYHs

MOVIES – depicting life/music in 17th century Europe. 

They may not all be easy to find on the internet. Try Netflix/Amazon discs or streaming etc., DVD loan/purchase, or library loan request – worth the effort.

To Kill a King – Charles I (England)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jxcs3HnFps8
England my England (Purcell) extract
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE-5rFLapjM

Stage Beauty – Restoration Charles II (England)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uc6xEBfdD0

Restoration – King Charles II (England)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqEUgjPQ_Ys

Admiral de Ruyter (Holland)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gz9M_lBURY

Girl with the Pearl Earing – Vermeer (Holland)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46E3xUTR6A0

Tulip Fever (Holland)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2djWwOK0Im8

The Miniaturist (Holland)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qjirz044BTU

Artemisia Gentileschi  (Italian)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlbTiwozzMc

Tous Les Matins Du Monde – Saint Colombe & Marin Marias (France)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40_0ciGtpYM

A Little Chaos – Versailles (France)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENSjt4naxlE

Vatel – Versailles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncpxoaS0oUM

 

–Richard Webb