“Aus tiefer Not”, version for viola, voice, trumpet and harpsichord.

February 7, 2018

Inspired by ‘Aus Tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir’’, BWV 686, J.S. Bach, version of 2017,  for viola, voice, trumpet and harpsichord, interpreted by PerlesSonores

Composition, voice & viola: Dominica Eyckmans (playing”Magnus” made by André Theunis)

Trumpet (Piccolo in G) : Robert de Boer (playing a Schilke G4L)

Harpsichord: Pauline Schenck (harpsichord built by Martin Skowroneck)

Recorded at ‘Alte Kirche Welbergen’ (Germany) by Lucas Guitink

About PerlesSonores: After many years of making music together in the “Van Wassenaer Consort”, the desire arose to develop our solo capacities as a trio. The non-obvious combination of viola /voice, trumpet and harpsichord /organ creates a world full of surprises, interesting challenges and fascinating possibilities. Thanks to our inventiveness and compositional qualities, well-known works have been given a new look. Our name “Perles Sonores” literally means “sound pearls”. In part it derives from our predilection for baroque music. The word baroque comes from the Portuguese word “Barocco”, which means “irregularly shaped pearl”. But even older is the Italian word “Barocco”, which meant an “obstacle in logic” in the Middle Ages. And that fits in nicely with our drive not to restrict ourselves to merely baroque, but to use the unusual combination to discover and create new and unexpected sound pearls. PerlesSonores will certainly surprise and appeal the listener with our contrasting timbres and original programming. We perform works by, among others, Bach, Haendel and Eyckmans that definitely continue to resonate in the audiences ears as sound beads.

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