Category Archives: Lute

Bach: Prelude BWV 998 – Luciano Contini, Lute

Notice, along with all the other good qualities of this performance, how fittingly the tempo varies.

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Ophira Zakai, lute

Francesco Spinacino/Josquin – Adiu mes amours. Ophira Zakai – 6 course Renaissance Lute (made by Marcus Wesche). Recorded in Maria Magdalenen Church, Hamburg, Germany, August 2011.

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Paul Durant: Vivace in A Minor – Daniel Shoskes, Baroque Lute

From the suite in A minor by Paul Charles Durant for baroque lute. Durant lived in the mid 18th century and was one of the last composers for the lute prior to the Classical period. Daniel Shoskes performs on a … Continue reading

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Theorbo and Viola da Gamba

Maaike Boekholt, viola da gamba, and Regina Albanez, theorbo. The video uploader says the piece is Capritio sopra otto figure by Giovanni Battista Vitali (from Vitali’s Partite sopra diverse Sonate?), but I’m not sure that’s correct. Maybe it’s something by … Continue reading

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