Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Vestiva i colli

 

Palestrina’s madrigal, Vestiva i colli was one of the most celebrated of the period, widely copied, quoted and used by other composers for the basis of other works.  

 

These backing tracks are compatible with

  • Girolamo dalla Casa (from Il vero modo di diminuir, 1584). Compatible with London Pro Musica REP13.
  • Bassano (1 version). Compatible with London Pro Musica REP13.
  • Francesco Bassano. Compatible with London Pro Musica REP13.
  • Bartolomeo de Selma e Salaverde. Compatible with London Pro Musica REP13.

 

The accompaniment takes the form of an organ playing the bottom four vocal parts, leaving the top part (‘Superius’) to be ornamented.

Performance notes:

  • The accompaniment part follows the stated tempo throughout with a slight retardation before the final note; there are no other tempo deviations.
  • Notes have been added to the part to help the performer maintain tempo; these are limited to subdivisions of long notes and occasional added bass notes.

 

Backing Track downloads:

 

A=415

Minim = 50, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 55, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 60, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 65, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

 

A=440

Minim = 50, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 50, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 60, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 65, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

 

A=465

Minim = 50, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 55, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 60, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Minim = 65, Equal Temperament and ⅙ comma Meantone

Backing Track: Palestrina - Vestiva i colli

£2.00Price

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