Following an Historical Progression: The Early Baroque Sonata

Apr 17 2011 - 8:00pm
Apr 17 2011 - 9:00pm


Purchase College Conservatory of Music, Recital Hall
State University of New York 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY, 10577
United States
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Performers and/or Faculty: 


  • Robert V. Giglio - lecturer/cornetto
  • Professor Richard Clymer - Faculty, Purchase Conservatory/cornetto
  • Nate Rensink - tenor sackbut
  • Richard Liverano - tenor sackbut
  • Tom Caprino - bass sackbut
  • Professor Bradley Brookshire - Faculty, Purchase Conservatory/harpsichord
  • Lily Holgate - violin
  • Melissa Brun - cello
  • Mike McClure - bass 


Robert V. Giglio, student of Historical Brass Performance(cornetto) and Musicology at the Purchase Conservatory of Music, will be givinga Lecture/Demonstration on the progression of the sonata as a Baroque genre.The evening will begin with a discussion of 17th Century Venice: Gabrieli'sGeneration, the Venetian Stil Moderno and the mysterious lives of DarioCastello and Giovanni Battista Fontana. The differentiation between transalpine and Italian composers of thelate 17th/early 18th century will then be explored.  The lecture will culminate in a discussion ofthe Bach violin sonatas.  Beautiful musicof the above composers will be performed by the Purchase Early Music Ensemble players.  

Presented By: 
Robert V. Giglio
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Contact Person: 
Robert Giglio
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