Labyrinth of Love

Labyrinth of Love

Hana BLAŽÍKOVÁ | soprán
Jana SEMERÁDOVÁ | artistic director, flauto traverso
COLLEGIUM MARIANUM
2 violins, violoncello, theorbo, harp, organ

Programme

Adam Michna z Otradovic (1600-1676)
Česká mariánská muzika, 1647, extraits
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644–1704)
Rosenkranz  Sonate „Annuntiatio“
Stefano Landi (1587-1639)
Passacaglia della Vita „Homo fugit velut umbra“
Vincenzo Albrici (1631–1690/96)
Sonata a due violini in D
Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643)
„O Mario Virgo“ (Selva morale 1641)
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (1580 –1651)
„Figlio dormi“ (Libro secondo di Villanelle, Řím 1619)
Giovanni Battista Fontana (1571-1630)
Sonata 16 à 3

Secular, earthly love has always been associated with the purely human, physical aspects of love, whereas sacred or divine love could be labeled metaphysical, a sort of transcendental love between humanity and the deity, almost a purely spiritual love.

Since Western thinking has constantly oscillated between these two extremes, trying to solve or at least explain and justify this philosophical dilemma, it is no wonder that it has become very fertile ground for artistic expression, whether in the visual arts, in poetry, or in music.

 

Hana Blažíková © Petra Hajská

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