Odes and dances of the early Baroque (Early Baroque Canzonas and Dances) on the newly-released NCA production came from Italy - Around 1600 Venice was one of the main centers where the development of European art music which being fostered.
Composers in Venice had a preference for cultivating at ornamentation of both vocal and instrumental melodies. Giovanni Bassano, who worked at the San Marco Cathedral, wrote important textbooks about this musical-practice. Bassano wrote the work Ricercata Ottava featured on the newly-released album. The framework is made ??up of Canzonas written by Angelo Berardi, a Catholic priest. The two-part version of the madrigal Vestiva i colli - one of the most frequently arranged madrigals of its day - is one example of the two ornamented vocal works written by Bartolomeo de Selma y Salaverde odes and dances of the early Baroque period which recorded by in 1999 four renowned soloists who devote their attentions to early music: Susanne Ehrhardt (recorder), Angelika Oertel (lute), Christian Beuse (bassoon, Dulcian) and Klaus Eichhorn (organ, harpsichord) Performed on period instruments, and replicas like Ganassi recorder and a Dulcian.