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Forbidden Dance

Anonymous , Juan Aranes , Orazio Bassani , Giovanni Bassano , Giovanni Battista Bovicelli , Matteo Coferati , Benedetto Ferrari , Girolamo Frescobaldi , Diego Ortiz , Giovanni Felice Sances , Ensemble for the Seicento Audio CD
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listen  1. Chacona: Improvisation / Juan Aranes: Improvisation / Juan Aranes 2:36$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  2. Girolamo Frescobaldi: Aria Di Romanesca: Aria Di Romanesca 3:26$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  3. Diego Ortiz: Capona - Recercada Settima Sobre La Romanesca: Capona - Recercada Settima Sobre La Romanesca 3:41$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  4. Diego Ortiz: Recercada Segunda Sobre El Passamezzo Moderno: Recercada Segunda Sobre El Passamezzo Moderno 1:32$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Girolamo Frescobaldi: Aria Di Passacaglia: Aria Di Passacaglia 3:12$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Oratio Bassani: Toccata Del Signor Oratio Bassani: Toccata Del Signor Oratio Bassani 2:46$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Folia Di Spagna: Folia Di Spagna 2:31$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Giovanni Felice Sances: Passacaglia-Ciaccona - Cantata A Voce Sopra La Passacaglia: Passacaglia-Ciaccona - Cantata A Voce Sopra La Passacaglia 9:28$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Diego Ortiz: Recercada Primera Sobre El Passamezzo Antiguo: Recercada Primera Sobre El Passamezzo Antiguo 2:02$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen10. Matteo Coferati: Lauda Spirituale - Folias Di Spagna: Lauda Spirituale - Folias Di Spagna 7:40$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen11. Giovanni Battista Bovicelli: Ancor Che Col Partire: Ancor Che Col Partire 3:47$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. Giovanni Bassano: Ancor Che Col Partire: Ancor Che Col Partire 3:46$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen13. Benedetto Ferrari: Cantata A Voce Sopra La Ciaccona: Cantata A Voce Sopra La Ciaccona 5:49$0.99  Buy MP3 


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  • Performer: Giovanni Battista Bovicelli, Matteo Coferati, Benedetto Ferrari, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Diego Ortiz, et al.
  • Composer: Anonymous, Juan Aranes, Orazio Bassani, Giovanni Bassano
  • Audio CD (July 30, 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Msr Classics
  • ASIN: B000069KEI
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #491,003 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended! February 9, 2004
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Forbidden Dance delivers a delightful lineup of 13 songs and improvisations taken from the chacona (Spanish by way of the Americas), folia (Portuguese), and passacalle (Spanish) dance forms - collectively the Lambada of their day.
These dances were once considered so erotic and scandalous that the church banned them under penalty of flogging. But when Italian composers got hold of them (in the late 16th and early 17th centuries), they used their rhythmic schemes to compose wildly romantic love songs, stripping out some of the crudeness but losing none of the exciting syncopation, boldness, and vitality of the scandalous originals.
Ensemble for the Seicento (finalists in the 2000 Dorian/Early Music America Recording Competition) handles this music with brio. Melissa Fogarty's singing is at once emotional and cavalier as she switches effortlessly from heartsick lover to romantic cynic. She is joined by spirited playing all around. Most of the music is Spanish in character, with loving attention paid to the complex rhythms. Crackling castanets, snappy palmas, finger-snaps, and driving drums are joined by some wicked guitar strumming that would make George Harrison gently weep. It's a pleasure to hear an ensemble that's not afraid to rock when the music warrants it.
All the brightness and spirit are vividly captured in a recording that has a detailed but very natural sound. In all, this is exciting dance music you could play at your next party.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Pecante! November 2, 2009
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Superbly spirited,-in contrast with some moderate tunes, presenting a really good mix of rhythms and moods. Ms Fogarty's warm soprano is so easy to listen to, and the skillful musicianship of this ensemble makes this a "must get". I hope they make more albums!!
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