Weiss - Lute Music II


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Weiss - Lute Music II



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Weiss - Lute Music II

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Lute Sonata No. 39 in C major 'Partita Grande'

Tombeau sur la mort de M. Comte d'Logy, arrivée en 1721

Lute Sonata No. 50 in B flat major

Jakob Lindberg (13-course baroque lute)


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Lindberg plays a baroque lute with 13 courses (or pairs of strings) On it he gives us a Sonata in C major in Weiss’s grandest style and an extrovert Sonata in B flat major. Separating the two is Weiss’s most famous work - Tombeau sur la mort de M. Comte de Logy - a highly expressive piece which pays homage to the finest of the many excellent aristocratic lutenists from Bohemia, Count Jan Antonin Losy von Losinthal.

Silvius Leopold Weiss: Lute Sonata No. 39 in C major, "Partita Grande"

I. Overture: [Largo] - Allegro - Largo

II. Courante

III. Bourree

IV. Sarabande

V. Minuet

VI. Presto

Silvius Leopold Weiss: Tombeau sur la mort de M. Comte de Logy*

Tombeau sur la mort de M. Conte de Logy

Silvius Leopold Weiss: Lute Sonata No. 50 in B flat major

I. Introduzzione

II. Courante

III. Bouree

IV. Sarabande

V. Menuet

VI. Presto

Gramophone Magazine

January 2010

“This is very fine Weiss-playing indeed, Lindberg capturing the melancholy grandeur, as well as the sheer strangeness, of the Tombeau while astutely assessing the tonal contrasts (in a light/dark sense) implicit in the varying tempi and textures of the various dance movements...”

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