Meeting of Rugiero and Bradamante (Orlando Innamorato, Book 3, canto 5)
lyrics and translation from CD booklet
Composed by Grant Herreid. Performed by Ex Umbris (Grant Herreid, Christa Patton, Paul Shipper, Tom Zajac).
The Diamond of Ferrara: Music from the Court of Ercole I.
Debuted at Corpus Christi Church in New York City on October 9, 1994, in a joint program “O Triumphale Diamante: Music of Renaissance Ferrara,” co-sponsored by the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America and Music Before 1800, in the context of “Boiardo 1994 in America: The American Boiardo Quincentennial Conference,” hosted by the Department of Italian, Columbia University (October 7-9, 1994). Recorded December 1994 at the Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, NY. First released by the Comune di Scandiano (1996). Currently available on the Dorian label (#93225).
Antonio Vivaldi, Orlando finto pazzo (1714)
Haar, James. Essays on Italian Poetry and Music in the Renaissance. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.
Jeanneret, Christine. “Il Ruggiero tra musica popolare e colta nel Cinquecento e nel Seicento.” In L’eredità di Diego Carpitella: Etnomusicologia, antropologia e ricerca storica nel Salento e nell’area mediterranea. Eds. Maurizio Agamennone and Gino L. Di Mitri. Nardò (LE): BESA, 2003. 221-236.