Jan Čižmář – loutna, theorba, kytara

Samuel Capricornus - Sonata

Nova Silesia performing in Concentus Moraviae festival in Slavkov u Brna (Austerlitz),Czech Republic.
This sonata comes from the collection probably wrongly attributed to Antonio Bertali, as it was published earlier and attributed to Samuel Capricornus. Capricournus is a Bohemian-born composer, whose pieces were very popularand published nmany collectons during hslifetime. Even long after his death his pieces were circulating and are recorded to be in inventories of many churches and courts allover the Europe. Today his name fell into oblivion. Concert programme under the title "Under the sign of Capricornus" showed his compositions in context of his fammous contemporaries and the music from the central european region.