Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon septimi toni

Info provided at YouTube:

The Green Mountain Project (music director Scott Metcalfe and artistic director Jolle Greenleaf) presented “A Grand Festive Vespers in Venice, c. 1640, for the Feast of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary” with music by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1555-1612) and Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-c. 1676), at the Church of St. Jean Baptiste in New York City, January, 2012.

The instrumental selection above featured as the Prelude to the concert.

Featured performers: Scott Metcalfe and Julie Andrijeski (violin), Kiri Tollaksen and Alexandra Opsahl (cornetto), Greg Ingles, Erik Schmalz, Liza Malamut, and Mack Ramsey (sackbut), Emily Walhout (bass violin), Hank Heijink and Daniel Swenberg (theorbo), Avi Stein (organ).

Audio Recording: Marc Aubort. Cameras: Dan Fridman, Scott Greenleaf and John Stone. Video Editing: John Stone.


  1. Absolutely stellar performance! I had to go to YouTube and hear the rest of their offerings. I think I’ll buy the recording.

    Thanks for posting this, Patty.

  2. So glad you liked ’em, Bob. They are so wonderful!