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La Barriera


Cesare Negri’s dance manual Le Gratie d’Amore presents its tunes (mostly very simple) in both staff notation and lute tablature, so that all kinds of instruments could provide music for the dancers. In addition to a large number of short dances and balletti, there are a few large-scale pieces with a developed musical structure. La Barriera is a choreographed tournament, culminating in a mock battle.

from notes by Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987

Le manuel de danse de Cesare Negri, Le Gratie d’Amore, présente ses mélodies (fort simples, pour la plupart) notées en portées et en tablature de luth, si bien que toutes sortes d’instruments pouvaient fournir de la musique aux danseurs. Un grand nombre de danses courtes et de balletti côtoient quelques pièces à grande échelle, dotées d’une structure musicale développée. La Barriera est un tournoi chorégraphié qui culmine en un simulacre de bataille.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987
Français: Hypérion

Cesare Negris Tanzanleitung Le Gratie d’Amore notiert ihre (meist sehr einfachen) Melodien sowohl in Liniensystemen als auch in Lautentabulatur, so dass verschiedenste Arten von Instrumenten den Tänzern ihre Musik liefern konnten. Neben einer großen Anzahl von kurzen Tänzen und balletti finden sich einige größer angelegte Stücke mit ausgearbeiteter musikalischer Struktur. La Barriera ist ein choreographiertes Turnier, dessen Höhepunkt ein Scheinkampf bildet.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Lawrence-King © 1987
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller


Harp music of the Italian Renaissance
CDH55162Archive Service


Track 7 on CDH55162 [4'08] Archive Service

Track-specific metadata for CDH55162 track 7

Recording date
27 August 1986
Recording venue
Seldon Hall, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Harp music of the Italian Renaissance (CDA66229)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: August 1987
    Deletion date: April 2004
    Superseded by CDH55162
  2. Harp music of the Italian Renaissance (CDH55162)
    Disc 1 Track 7
    Release date: July 2004
    Deletion date: July 2016
    Archive Service
1.Audio tour Van Dyck in England: Tate Britain
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