1475 da Prato at San Petronio Basilica, Bologna, Italy.
1475 da Prato at San Petronio Basilica, Bologna, Italy.

The Search Goes On #1709

…an exploration of the many sorts of composition that you find under the generic, historic title "Ricercar".

Hour 1

JOCOPO FOGLIANO:  2 Ricercares –Francesco di Lernia (1533 Colombi/Corpus Christi Church, Valvasone, Italy) Tactus 550004

ANDREA GABRIELI:  Ricercare on the 5th Tone –Imgemar Melchersson (1475 da Prato/San Petronio Basilica, Bologna, Italy) Christophorus 77141

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDIRecercar con obligo del basso come appare, fr Fiori MusicaliAndrea Marcon (1998 Zanin/Santa Caterina Auditorium, Treviso, Italy) Divox 79904

BERNARDO STORACE:  Ricercar –Andrea Macron (1750 Nacchini/Santa Maria dei Battuti, Treviso, Italy) Divox 79405

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCKRicercareVincent van Laar (1694 Grotian/Kreuzkirche, Pilsum, Germany) NM Classics 92119

SWEELINCKRicercar del nono tono, SwWV 280 –Léon Berben (1624 Scherer/St. Stephanus Church, Tangermuunde, Germany) Aeolus 11021

MICHAEL RADULESCU:  Ricercari, Op. 28 (iii. Estampie) –Mari Fukumoto (1984 Marcussen/Masashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan) Naxos 8.573155

J.S. BACH:  Ricercar a 6 voci, fr Musical Offering, BWV 1079 –Gerhard Weinberger (1746 Hildebrandt/Wenzelkirche, Naumburg, Germany) cpo 777 018

Hour 2

CARSON COOMANRicercare piccolo sopra un nome, Op. 845 –Erik Simmons (1737 Engler/Basilica Maria-Himmelfahrt, Krzeszow, Poland, via digital sample) Divine Art 21229

RADULESCUOrgana (i.), fr Ricercari –Pascale Rouet (1964 Kern/Notre-Dame-des-Blancs-Manteaux, Paris, France) Triton 331132

JOHN LAMBERT:  Ricercare No. 2 –Timothy Bond (1998 Jehmlich/St. Wolfgang’s Church, Schneeberg, Germany) Regent 252

JOHANN PACHELBELRicercar in cJoseph Payne (1995 Noack-Wegscheider/Christ the King Lutheran Church, Houston, TX) Centaur 2306

PACHELBELRicercar in CAntoine Bouchard (1964 Casavant/St. Pascal Church, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada) Dorian 93197

GIAN CARLO MENOTTI:  Ricercar (1984) –John Weaver (1933 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) Pipedreams 1001

MICHAEL FERGUSONRicercar upon Three Ancient ChoralesMichael Ferguson (2007 Casavant/Nativity of Our Lord RC Church, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 12/4/16)