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Balletto del granduca

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Uploaded by: Agnus_Dei (10/14/11)
Composer: Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon
Sample Producer: OrganArt Media
Sample Set: 1675/88 Hus/Arp Schnitger, Stade, Germany
Software: Hauptwerk IV
Genre: Medieval and Renaissance
I wanted to create the impression that this was be played by brass instruments, so I used ONLY THE REED STOPS in this performance. In order to get them to speak evenly, I took a slightly slower tempo, and added less ornaments then one might add with lighter, quicker-speaking stops.

The organ at Stade has wonderful reeds, and I used all of them in various combinations. All of the reeds are independent, although they may appear to have the same names! ;-)

Var. I - OW Trommet 16' & Trommet 8
RP Dulcian 16' & Trechter Regal 8'
(for the echos)

Var. II - (RH) RP Trechter Regal 8'
(LH & echo) BW Krumphorn 8'

Var. III OW - Trommet 16'
RP - Dulcian 16' (for the echos)

Var. IV OW - Trommet 8' (for the solo)
RP - Trechter Regal 8' (for the
BW - Krumphorn 8' (for the accomp)

Var. V - OW - Trommet 16' Trommet 8'
coupled to
BW - Krumphorn 8' Schalmey 4'
RP - Dulcian 16' Trechter Regal 8'
(for the echo)
Pedal Posaune 16, Dulcian 16', Trommet
8' (for the last few measures)
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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