Audio Clips

A Selection  of Spanish, Sephardic and Latin American Music In Honor of Prof. Eugene Roan

By the Highland Park Recorder Society, Musica Dolce and the  Zorzal Music Ensemble.

Cuando el rey Nimrod

La tricotea

Dindiri

Oygan una jacarilla

Trio Sonata/Castro

Nani nani/Durme, durme

Adiyo kerida

Vaya de musica, Orfeos

Dame albricia

Highland Park Recorder Society 30th Anniversary full concert in 2017

The Highland Park Recorder Society presented its 30th anniversary concert. The concert included the world premiere of “Highland Concerto,” a neo-Baroque concerto grosso by John Franek for recorders, strings and basso continuo.

Part One:
Medieval Music
Douce dame Jolie (Sweet, Lovely lady), Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300-1377)
Sumer Is Icumen In (Summer Has Arrived), John of Fornsete (?), a 13th century monk.
Se la face ay pale (If My Face Seems Pale), Guillaume Dufay (c. 1400-1474)

Renaissance Music:
Isbruck, ich muss dich (Isbruck, I Must Leave You), Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450-1517)
There Were Three Ravens, Thomas Ravenscroft (1590-1633)
La Primavera (Springtime), Vincenzo Galilei (c. 1520-1591)

Sephardic Set,
Chansons II, III, and IV of the Six Chansons Populaires Séphardiques, set by Joaquin Nin-Culmell (1908-2004). II, Adonenu, Elohenu (Our Lord, Our God); III, La rosa enflorece (The Rose Blooms)

Part Two:
Sephardic Chanson: IV, ¡ Ya salió de la mer la galana ! (She Came Out of The Sea).
Performers: Sonya Headlam, soprano; Martin Néron, pianist.
“Recorder Day” Waltz, James Chaudoir, composer (1946 - )
Highland Concerto, A neo-Baroque concerto grosso by John Franek (1996- ) , Conducted by Francisco Luis Ortiz.
Prelude, Allegro, Adagio, Canon

Part Three:
Highland Concerto, the final Allegro
Frans Courant from Der Fluyten Lust-hof, by Jacob van Eyck (1589/90-1657) From a mid-17th century collection published in Amsterdam entitled “Flutes Pleasure Garden.” Performed by John Burkhalter III on soprano recorder.

Part Four:
Schafe Können sicher weiden (Sheep May Safely Graze), J.S. Bach (1685-1750), Performers: Sonya Headlam, soprano; Martin Néron, piano; Donna Messer, recorder; Lea Karpman, violin; Douglas Hardin, cello.
Trio (Concerto in G minor), Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), for recorder, strings and basso continuo. Performed by Donna Messer, recorder; Lea Karpman, violin; Douglas Hardin, cello.