... to touch, to kiss, to die...

Oehms Classics, OC870, 2012

Henry Purcell (1659-1695):
[1]If music be food of love 3'44
[2]She loves and she confesses too 2'31
[3]I attempt from love's sickness 1'37
[4]Music for a while 3'28
[5]A New Ground for harpsichord 2'13
[6]Sweeter than roses 3'25
[7]Oh Solitude! My sweetest choice 6'01
Anthony Poole (~1629-1692):
[8]S. Justinas for viola da gamba solo 7'56
Nicola Matteis (~1650-1703(?)):
[9]No, you loved like me 1'08
[10]Come, my dear 1'58
[11]It is not Celia in our pow'r 1'28
[12]in vain, Clorinda, you prepare 3'02
[13]When I Corinna's pity would implore 5'40
[14]No, my Cloe, let us leave this place 2'12
John Dowland (1563-1626):
[15]Lacrimæ pavan 5'37
[16]Come again 2'35
[17]I saw my Lady weep 5'11
[18]Flow my tears 4'46
[19]Say love if ever thou didst find 2'15
total time:66'57

Valer Barna-Sabadus, countertenor

Olga Watts, harpsichord
Axel Wolf, lute
Pavel Serbin, baroque cello

recording: September 12-14, 2012, Himmelfahrtskirche München-Sendling