5 May 2020

KIRCHER: Tarantella

From Music Alive, 8:08 pm on 5 May 2020

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Performed as an encore by members of NZ Barok at their concert of descriptive music, 'The Enchanted Forest'.

Athanasius Kircher

Athanasius Kircher Photo: Public Domain

A Tarantella by the 17th century German priest, scholar and polymath, Athanasius Kircher, known as the Master of a Hundred Arts.

Jonathan Le Cocq on baroque guitar, Eric Scholes on double bass, percussionist Rachel Thomas and the recorder players Kamala Bain and Jessica Shaw.

Recorded by RNZ Concert in St Luke's Church, Remuera, 9 November 2019
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick