playlist | Ein guter neuer Dantz: Renaissance dances

Renaissance dance music: 1577-1629

Ein guter neuer Danz' edited by Hans Haselbock (Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1989)
Ein guter neuer Danz’ edited by Hans Haselbock (Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1989)

This set of nine brief and unpretentious renaissance-era dances are either in G or F and make playful use of  of F\F# and C\C# contrasts, thus adding  spice to the already piquant quarter-comma temperament used in this recording. They are useful little pieces for the liturgical organist, but also make a pleasing concert item when played as a set

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Technical notes.
– Edition: Ein guter neuer Dantz Ed Hans Haselböck (Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1989).
Temperament: Quarter-comma meantime (pure thirds); pitch A=427 
Organ: Viscount Sonus 60
Microphone: Zoom Q2N-4K 

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