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1. Claudio Monteverdi, O Mirtillo

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Work: O Mirtillo

Album Title:Quinto libro de' madrigali

Performer(s): La Venexiana

Label: Glossa GCD920925

Track(s): 2

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: GCD920925

2. Giulio Caccini, Dovrò Dunque Morire

Composer: Giulio Caccini

Work: Dovrò Dunque Morire

Album Title:Musical Banquet

Performer(s): Monika Mauch and Nigel North

Label: ECM Records

Track(s): 3

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: N/A

3. John Dowland, Flow My Tears

Composer: John Dowland

Work: Flow My Tears

Album Title:Dowland: Flow My Tears and Other Lute Songs

Performer(s): Steven Rickards, Dorothy Linell

Label: Naxos

Track(s): 2

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 8.553381

4. Claudio Monteverdi, Tu se' morta

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Work: Tu se' morta

Album Title:L'Orfeo

Performer(s): Emanuele Haim

Label: Virgin Classics 0724354564253

Track(s): 33-34

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 724354564253

5. Claudio Monteverdi, Lamento della ninfa

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Work: Lamento della ninfa

Album Title:Combattimento di Tancredi & Clorinda Lamento della ninfa

Performer(s): Akademia Lasserre

Label: Zig-Zag Territoires ZZT051003

Track(s): 3

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ZZT051003

6. Girolamo Frescobaldi, Toccata no. 2

Composer: Girolamo Frescobaldi

Work: Toccata no. 2

Album Title:Giralomo Frescobaldi: Louis Couperin

Performer(s): Gustav Leonhardt

Label: Alpha ALPHA026

Track(s): 1

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ALPHA026

7. Dario Castello, Sonata no. 2

Composer: Dario Castello

Work: Sonata no. 2

Album Title: Seicento Italiano

Performer(s): Accademia Bizantina

Label: ARTS Music

Track(s): \12

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ARTS47707-2

8. Johann Jakob Froberger, Partita

Composer: Johann Jakob Froberger

Work: Partita

Album Title: Fantastic Music for the Italian Harpsichord

Performer(s): Anthony Jennings

Label: Trust Records

Track(s): 3,4,5,6

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: MMT2025

9. Claudio Monteverdi, Duo Seraphim

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

Work: Duo Seraphim

Album Title: Vespro della beata Vergine

Performer(s): Stubbs

Label: ATMA Classique ACD22304-05

Track(s): 7

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ACD22304-05

10. Heinrich Schütz, Fili mi absalon

Composer: Heinrich Schütz

Work: Fili mi absalon

Album Title: H. Schütz: Great Motets

Performer(s): Pro Cantione Antiqua, Edgar Fleet

Label: Musical Concepts

Track(s): 2

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ALC1118

11. Giacomo Carissimi, Jephte: Plorate colles

Composer: Giacomo Carissimi

Work: Jephte: Plorate colles

Album Title: Carissimi Oratorios: Jonas / Jephte / Ezechias / Job

Performer(s): Alexander Weimann, Baroque Voix

Label: Atma Classique ACD22622

Track(s): 10

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ACD22622

12. Pier Francesco Cavalli, Giasone: Act III, scene 21: Infelice, ch'ascolto?

Composer: Pier Francesco Cavalli

Work: Giasone: Act III, scene 21: Infelice, ch'ascolto?

Album Title:Auf Wiener Art: Music from the Hapsburg Court

Performer(s): Le Jardin Secret

Label: Coro

Track(s): 2

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: COR16074

13. Jean-Baptiste Lully, Armide: Act V, scene 5: Le perfide Renaud me fuit

Composer: Jean-Baptiste Lully

Work: Armide: Act V, scene 5: Le perfide Renaud me fuit

Album Title:Patricia Petribon: French Baroque Arias

Performer(s): Patricia Petibon, Les Folies Françoises

Label: Veritas Virgin Classics0724354548154

Track(s): 9

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 724354548154

14. Henry Purcell, King Arthur, Act 3: Frost Scene / What ho! / And what power art thou

Composer: Henry Purcell

Work: King Arthur, Act 3: Frost Scene / What ho! / And what power art thou

Album Title: Henry Purcell: King Arthur

Performer(s): Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet

Label: Glossa GCD 921608

Track(s): 18-20

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: GCD921608

15. Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute, RV 540: Movement 1, Allegro

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi

Work: Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute, RV 540: Movement 1, Allegro

Album Title:Vivaldi, Concerti per viola d'amore

Performer(s): Fabio Biondi, Europe Galante

Label: Virgin Classics 0094639514656

Track(s): 22

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 94639514656

16. Barbara Strozzi, Cantata, Ariette, op. 3: Begli occhi

Composer: Barbara Strozzi

Work: Cantata, Ariette, op. 3: Begli occhi

Album Title:Barbara Strozzi: La virtuosissima cantatrice

Performer(s): Musica Secreta

Label: Amon Ra CDSAR61

Track(s): 6

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: CDSAR61

17. Arcangelo Corelli, Sonata da Camera for Violin, op. 5 no. 9

Composer: Arcangelo Corelli

Work: Sonata da Camera for Violin, op. 5 no. 9

Album Title:Arcangelo Corelli, Violin Sonatas op. 5

Performer(s): Stefano Montanari, Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone

Label: ARTS Music

Track(s): Disc 2, tracks 9-12

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: ARTS47724-8

18. François Couperin, Premier livre de pièces de clavecin: Ordre 3, La ténèbreuse

Composer: François Couperin

Work: Premier livre de pièces de clavecin: Ordre 3, La ténèbreuse

Album Title:Olivier Baumont, Couperin Pièces de Claveçin

Performer(s): Olivier Baumont

Label: Erato 825646417667

Track(s): Disc 2, track 13; TRACK 41 @ iTunes, Amazon

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 825646417667

19. François Couperin, Pièces de clavecin: Ordre 6, Les moissonneurs

Composer: François Couperin

Work: Pièces de clavecin: Ordre 6, Les moissonneurs

Album Title:François Couperin, Pièces de claveçin

Performer(s): Violaine Cochard

Label: Ambroise AMB9989

Track(s): Disc 1, track 21

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: AMB9989

20. Jean-Philippe Rameau, Platée, Act II, scene 2: excerpt

Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau

Work: Platée, Act II, scene 2: excerpt

Album Title:Rameau Operatic Arias

Performer(s): Jean-Paul Fouchécourt, Opera Lafayette, Ryan Brown

Label: Naxos 8.557993

Track(s): 3

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 8.557993

21. Dietrich Buxtehude, Membra Jesu nostri, Cantata no. 6, Ad Cor, BuxWV75

Composer: Dietrich Buxtehude

Work: Membra Jesu nostri, Cantata no. 6, Ad Cor, BuxWV75

Album Title:Membra Jesu Nostri

Performer(s): Harry Christophers, The Sixteen

Label: COR 16082

Track(s): 31-36

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: COR16082

22. Georg Philipp Telemann, Ouverture burlesque de Quixotte, TWV: 55: G10

Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann

Work: Ouverture burlesque de Quixotte, TWV: 55: G10

Album Title:Telemann, Don Quixote / La Lyra / Ouverture in D minor (Orchestral Suites)

Performer(s): Norther Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward

Label: Naxos8.554019

Track(s): 1-7

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 8.554019

23. Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, Mystery Sonatas: Crucifixion Sonata

Composer: Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

Work: Mystery Sonatas: Crucifixion Sonata

Album Title:Mystery Sonatas

Performer(s): Julia Wedman

Label: Dorian Sono LuminusDSL-92127

Track(s): Disc 1, track 10

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: DSL-92127

24. George Frideric Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7a: Act I, scenes 6, 7, and 9

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Work: Rinaldo, HWV 7a: Act I, scenes 6, 7, and 9

Album Title:Handel Rinaldo

Performer(s): Aradia Ensemble, Kevin Mallon

Label: Naxos 8.660165-7

Track(s): Disc 1, 13-15, 18

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 8.660165-67

25. George Frideric Handel, Saul, HWV 53: Act I, scene 3

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Work: Saul, HWV 53: Act I, scene 3

Album Title:Handel Saul

Performer(s): Harry Christophers, The Sixteen

Label: Coro 16103

Track(s): Disc 1, 22-26

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: COR16103

26. J. S. Bach, St. John Passion, BWV245: Part 2, nos. 27-32

Composer: J. S. Bach

Work: St. John Passion, BWV245: Part 2, nos. 27-32

Album Title:BACH, J.S.: St. John Passion, BWV 245 (Gardiner)

Performer(s): John Eliot Gardner

Label: SDG

Track(s): Disc 2, 13-18

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: SDG712

27. J. S. Bach, The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I, VII

Composer: J. S. Bach

Work: The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus I, VII

Album Title:The Art of Fugue/ Organ Concertos

Performer(s): Lionel Rogg

Label: EMI Classics 0094638176657

Track(s): Disc 1, track 13; Disc 2, track 1

NAXOS Catalog/CD Number: 94638176657