by rosenblums
posted 10/01/2018

Rembrandt Live with Joanna Butler


On Arts Wednesday 10 January 2018, Sylvia’s guest was musician and music researcher, Joanna Butler. Joanna was responsible for selecting the music for Rembrandt Live, a concert series to accompany the blockbuster exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age. Listen to the music and the conversation below:

We began with Allemand by Piterszoon Sweelinck on Paradiso Armonico: Italian Chamber Music in the Low Countries c 1650 on Etcetera Label

In Part 1 of the conversation, Sylvia and Joanna talk about the historical context of music in the Dutch Golden Age:

This charming track is Boffons by Jacob Van Eyck played by Ardalus-Ensemble on the album Random Around: Jacob van Eyck on Phaedra Label:

In Part 2 of the conversation, you’ll hear who the musicians were, what instruments were played and where they were played;

This short track, Hoe is t’beloven, introduces us to singing by Camerata Trajectina on Muziek uit de Golden Eeuw on the Globe Label

In Part 3, Joanna talks about the concerts, how they developed and the interactive nature the audience experiences:

The final piece of music is Violin Sonata No 5 by David Peterson, performed by The Rare Fruits Council on Speelstukken on the Astree Label


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