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Anno 2012-03 / Issue 2012-03

Fernando De Luca harpsichord
Recorded in Rome, 2012 January 7-8 & 25, German harpsichord, after Christian Vater (1738) - Pitch A=415Hz

This page wants to be an homage to the great Dutch keyboard player, conductor, musicologist, teacher, editor and father of the early-music movement, died on January 16th, aged 83. The music recorded here by Fernando De Luca, has been provided, as per his desire, to revive some of the best known repertoire of Gustav Leonhardt.

Girolamo Frescobaldi
(Ferrara, 1583 - Roma, 1643)

Partite cento sopra il Passachagli (c.1637)

Bernando Storace
(?1637 - ?1707)

Selva di varie compositioni d’intavolatura
per cimbalo ed organo
(Venezia, 1664)


Johann Jacob Froberger
(Stuttgart, 1616 - Héricourt, 1667)

Toccata I en la mineur

Suite XXX en la mineur

Plainte faite à Londres pour passer la Melancholie,
laquelle se joue lentement avec discretion




Henry Purcell
(London, 1659 - London, 1695)

A New Ground: Welcome to all the pleasures z339/3 (c.1689)

In Memory of
Gustav Leonhardt
(30 May 1928, 's-Graveland – 16 January 2012, Amsterdam)


Gustav Leonhardt at the MAfestival in Bruges, 2007 July 31
source: Wikimedia Commons, under the GNU Free Documentation v1.2+ and CC 3.0 licenses


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