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What’s Your Favorite Piece?

Help us put together a program of listener favorites.

Zipoli Sonata

Photo: Courtesy of the SLUB

The first page of Domenico Zipoli's violin sonata in A major (in the hand of Johann Georg Pisendel).

We’re looking to put together a program of listener favorites and we need your help.

Is there a special medieval, Renaissance, or Baroque composition you love?

Tell us about it.

Here’s what we need:

  1. Title and/or composer.
  2. Why it’s special to you (in a couple of sentences).
  3. Where are you from?

Leave a comment below.

Bernard Gordillo

Bernard Gordillo was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and raised in New Orleans. He holds degrees from Centenary College of Louisiana, the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Bernard also writes and hosts the Harmonia Early Music Podcast.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AZSVTKUJB7FLQNUYY6XUE475H4 David

    Anything from Llibre Vermell. I prefer the Hesperion XX or Ensemble Anonymous recordings.

  • Moisés A. Bittner

    Title and/or composer: Suite in E minor (Jacques-Martin Hotteterre)
    Why it’s special to you (in a couple of sentences): It made me turn into the baroque flute
    Where are you from? Chile

  • Moisés A. Bittner

    Title and/or composer: Jacques (Jakob) Bittner
    Why it’s special to you (in a couple of sentences): My ancestor
    Where are you from? Chile

  • The Broken Consort – Chile

    Title and/or composer: Telemann Concerto in E minor for Recorder and Traverso (TWV 52:e1) & Concerto in D Major for Traverso (TWV 51:D2)
    Why it’s special to you (in a couple of sentences): Because it one of the few concerts that mixes both cousin flutes.
    Where are you from? Chile

  • Bill Simpson

    My favorite is “Passamezzo alla Bolognese” by Giovanni Maria da Crema. It’s just a poignant melody.

    I live in Brownsville, Oregon and listen on KWAX Eugene.

    — Bill Simpson

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