Recordings

Lute Solo


J.S. Bach – French Suites

Paul Beier, baroque lute
 
Stradivarius STR 37082
Recording: San Bartolomeo, Nomaglio, Italy, 2016
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Stephen Gottlieb, 1994
 
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Esaias Reusner – Delitiae Testudinis Volumes 1 & 2

Paul Beier, baroque lute

Stradivarius STR 33867 and
STR 33994
Recording:  
Vol 1 – San Vincenzo, Eupilio, Italy, June 2010
Vol 2 – San Bartolomeo, Nomaglio, Italy, June 2013
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Stephen Gottlieb, 2008
 
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Francesco da Milano & Perino Fiorentino – Quanta Beltà

Paul Beier, 6-course lute
 
Stradivarius STR 33787

Recording: San Vincenzo, Eupilio, Italy, September 2006
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Klaus Jacobsen, 1997

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2007 AMADEUS (Four stars)
January 2008 DIVERDI
February 2008 DIAPASON (Four forks)
February 2008 CLASSIC VOICE (Five stars)
March 2008 FRONIMO



Silvius Leopold Weiss – L´Esprit Italienne

Paul Beier, baroque lute

Stradivarius STR 33603
Recording: San Vincenzo, Eupilio, Italy, August 2004
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Stephen Gottlieb, 1991

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April 2006 AMADEUS (Five stars)
October 2006 LE MONDE DE LA MUSIQUE
June 1007 FRONIMO



J.S.Bach – Works for Lute Volumes 1 & 2

 

Paul Beier, baroque lute

Stradivarius STR 33468-9
Recording: Bondo, Switzerland, December 1996 and March 1999
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Assistant Engineer: Andrea Dandolo
Music supervision: Vol 1 – Fabio Bonizzoni; Vol 2 – Andrea Dandolo
Instruments: Stephen Gottlieb, 1994, Michael Lowe, 1991

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March 1998 AMADEUS (Five circles)
April 1998 CD CLASSICA
January 2000 GERMAN LUTE SOCIETY
January 2001 GOLDBERG (Four stars)



Giovanni Antonio Terzi – Il Secondo Libro di intavolatura di liuto (1599)

Paul Beier, 8-course lute – Craig Marchitelli, 7-course lute

Stradivarius STR 33590
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, March, 2001
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo, Yair Avidor
Instruments: Klaus Jaconson, 2001 – Paul Thomson 1991

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2003 FRONIMO
May 2003 AMADEUS (Best of the Month)
February 2004 GOLDBERG (Four stars)



Francesco da Milano – Intabolatura da Leuto (c. 1530)

Paul Beier, 6-course lute

Stradivarius STR 33515
Recording: Bondo, Switzerland, December, 1997
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Klaus Jacobsen, 1997

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January 1999 GOLDBERG (Five stars)
October 1999 AMADEUS (Five circles)
February 2000 REPERTOIRE



Lorenzino Tracetti & Vincenzo Pinti – I Cavalieri del Liuto

Paul Beier, 10-course lute

First edition: Stradivarius STR 33447 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: Bondo, Switzerland, October 1992
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Marco Fodella
Instrument: Klaus Jacobsen, 1985

 


Adam Falckenhagen & Silvius Leopold Weiss – Works for Lute

Paul Beier, baroque lute

Stradivarius STR 33731 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, 27-29/10, 1994
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producers: Marco Fodella (Falckenhagen), Franco Pavan (Weiss)
Instrument: Michael Lowe, 1991

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Reviews:
June 1997 DIVERDI
July 1997 AMADEUS (Selection of the Month)
January 1998 REPERTOIRE (CD of the Month)



Alessandro Piccinini – Intavolatura di Livto – Libro Primo (1523)

Paul Beier, archlute

First edition: Nuova Era 7114 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: San Martino, Bondo Switzerland, 15-22/08, 1989
Recording Engineer: Paul Dery, Franco Paolo Policardi (Sonart‑France)
Producer: Paul Dery
Instruments: Michael Lowe, 1980

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Simone Molinaro – Intavolatura di Livto (1599)

Paul Beier, 8-course lute

First edition: Nuova Era 6923 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: San Martino, Bondo Switzerland, 15-22/08, 1989
Recording Engineer: Sonart (Milan)
Producer: Paul Dery
Instruments: Michael Lowe, 1983

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Reviews:
January 1991 CD CLASSICA
January 1991 MUSICA (Four stars)
January 1991 REPERTOIRE
February 1991 DIAPASON (Four forks)
March 1991 LE MONDE DE LA MUSIQUE (Four stars)
July 1991 FRONIMO



Michelagnolo Galilei – Primo libro d’intavolatura (1620)

Paul Beier, 10-course lute

First edition: Nuova Era 6869 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: San Martino, Bondo Switzerland, April-May 1988
Recording Engineer: Sonart (Milan)
Producer: Paul Dery
Instruments: Michael Lowe, 1979

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Reviews:
September 1990 CD CLASSICA
August-September 1990 MUSICA (Four stars)
May 1991 EARLY MUSIC



Voice and Lute


John Dowland – In Darkness

Michael Chance, countertenor  Paul Beier, lute

Stradivarius STR 33914
Recording: San Bartolomeo, Nomaglio, Italy, 2013-2014
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Michael Lowe, 1979
 
 

Reviews:
October 2015 Il Venerdi di Republica
December 2015 Tunes
January 2015 Amadeus (Amadeus Selection)



John Danyel – Like as the Lute Delights

Michael Chance, countertenor Paul Beier, lute

Stradivarius STR 33903
Recording: Eupilio, Italy, 2009; Piuro, Italy, 2011; Bondo, Switzerland, 2012.
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
Instrument: Michael Lowe, 1979
 
 


Galatea (directed by Paul Beier)


Con gratia et maniera – Vocal and Instrumental Virtuosity in the Late Renaissance

Michael Chance, Monica Huggett, Bruce Dickey
 
Stradivarius STR 33822
Recording: San Vincenzo, Eupilio, Italy
and Chiesa Parrocchiale Dell’Assunta, Piuro, Italy
Producer: Andrea Dandolo
 
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Giovanni Battista Buonamente – Balli Sonate & Canzoni

Monica Huggett, Bruce Dickey

Stradivarius STR 33603
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, September 2001
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo

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Reviews:
January 2014 MUSE BAROQUE
July 2003 GRAMAPHONE
April 2004 GOLDBERG (Five stars)



Biagio Marini – Curiose invenzioni dall’opera ottava

 Monica Huggett
 

Stradivarius STR 33549
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, 30/5-2/06 1999
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo

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Barbara Strozzi – Diporti di Euterpe

Emanuela Galli, soprano

Stradivarius STR 33515 – Available at Magnatune
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, 4-6/02, 1998
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Andrea Dandolo, Sandro Naglia

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Reviews:
February 1999 AMADEUS (Five circles)
February 1999 CD CLASSICA



Biagio Marini – Allegrezza del nuovo maggio

Emanuela Galli, soprano 

Stradivarius STR 33446
Recording: San Martino, Bondo, Switzerland, 3-7 /10, 1994
Recording Engineer: Roberto Chinellato (Milan)
Producer: Franco Pavan
 
 
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