• Aaron Jay Kernis
  • L'Arte della Danssar (from The Art of Dance) (2011)

  • AMP and AJK Music (World)
  • fl(pic), va. hp, perc
  • High soprano
  • 21 min
  • Aaron Jay Kernis
  • trans. by A. William Smith and A.S. Kline
  • Italian

Programme Note

Text:
Italian, trans. by A. William Smith (nos. 1, 2, and 3) and A.S. Kline (no. 4)
from 'Fifteenth-Century Dance and Music,' the complete transcribed Italian treatises and collections in the tradition of Domenica da Piacenza, Volume 1

Movements:
1. La Festa del Gientil Ballo — The Festival of Cultured Dance (anon., ca. 1459)
2. Dal ermonia suave — That Sweet Harmony (Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro, ca. 1471)
3. Bassadanza Chiamata REALE, per doi — BASSADANZA called REALE, for two (Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro, ca. 1471)
4. Trionfo di Bacco ed Arianna — The Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne (Lorenzo de' Medici)

Premiere:
March 20 2011
Astral Artists
Philadelphia, PA

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