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Contents: MP3320

Clive Unger-Hamilton: Discover Music of the Baroque Era

4:54
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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Chapter 1: Enter the Players

2:06
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Individuality

1:14
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Italy: The Cradle of the Baroque

1:34
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 Excerpt  Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 in B minor, HWV330

3:46
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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Jozef Kopelman
  • Recorded: May 1988
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330: III. Larghetto, e piano - Variatio

3:46
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

0:31
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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Instrumental Development and Choral Virtuosity

0:31
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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001

3:27
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  • Lucy van Dael (violin)

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagio

3:27
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

0:17
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This change is especially dramatic…

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K120 in D minor

4:11
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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 9-11 August 1999
  • Recording Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Weston, Hertfordshire, UK

Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K. 120 / L.215 / P.146: Allegrissimo

4:11
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

0:27
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Many regard the choral music of J.S. Bach…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Cantata BWV51 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen'

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  • Failoni Orchestra, Budapest
  • Matyas Antal
  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)

Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51: Aria: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!

4:39
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

0:26
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It's time now to go back to the early seventeenth century…

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Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus

10:13
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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

2:11
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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Chapter 2: The Beginnings – Italy

2:11
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Gabrieli, G: Sacrae symphoniae (excerpts) (arr. E. Crees for brass)

5:06
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  • London Symphony Brass
  • Eric Crees
  • Recorded: 12-13 March 1996
  • Recording Venue: All-Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London

Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata pian e forte a 8 (arr. E. Crees for brass)

5:06
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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The contribution to music of the next great Italian composer…

2:21
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Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, "composti sopra canti fermi"

2:07
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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Recorded: September 1993
  • Recording Venue: St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn

Vespers of the Blessed Virgin: Domine ad adiuvandum

2:07
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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When Monteverdi's patron died in 1612…

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Sweelinck: Mein junges Leben hat ein End

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  • James David Christie (organ)
  • Recorded: 23 June 1993
  • Recording Venue: Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, Massachusetts

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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As well as being an outstanding composer…

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Certon: La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire

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  • Bourrasque Ensemble, Westra Aros Pipers
  • Bertil Farnlof
  • Lena Hellstrom-Farnlof (soprano)

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Well now, from the engaging work of a minor composer…

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 Excerpt  Schütz: Psalms of David, SWV 22-47 (Op. 2)

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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
  • Recorded: 28 July - 1 August 1995
  • Recording Venue: Chapel of Hertford College, Oxford

Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerten, Op. 2: Jauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt, SWV 36, "Psalm 100"

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

5:10
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In 1625 Schutz was stricken by the death of his wife…

3:07
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England

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Lawes, W: Royal Consort in D major for 2 theorbos

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  • Rose Consort of Viols, The
  • Jacob Heringman (theorbo), David Miller (theorbo)
  • Recorded: 12-13 May and 7-9 July 1992
  • Recording Venue: Forde Abbey, Dorset

Royal Consort in D major for 2 theorbos: V. Ecco

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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When civil war broke out in England…

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Chapter 3: The Fashion Spreads – Different Styles for Different Lands

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Development of Dance Suites

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Major, Minor and Modulation

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Italy: The Land of Song

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Scarlatti, A: Cantata pastorale 'O di Betlemme altera'

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Maya Boog (soprano)

O di Betlemme, altera poverta: Aria: L'Autor d'ogni mio bene

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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The Violin

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Stradella: Sonata in D major a 8 viole con una tromba

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Jurgen Schuster (trumpet)

Sonata in D major a 8 viole con una tromba: I. Allegro

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Stradella, incidentally, while not in the first division…

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Germany

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 Excerpt  Buxtehude: Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV75

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  • Radio Svizzera Choir, Lugano, Accademia Instrumentale Italiana, Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca
  • Diego Fasolis

Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV 75: III. Ad manus: Quid sunt plagae istae

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Some years younger than Buxtehude was Johann Pachelbel…

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Pachelbel: Toccata in C major

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  • Wolfgang Rubsam (organ)

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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France

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Lully: Benedictus

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  • Le Concert Spirituel
  • Herve Niquet

Benedictus: Benedictus

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Less formal in his approach to composition…

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Charpentier, M-A: Noel: Un flambeau, Janette, Isabelle!, H. 460c

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  • Aradia Ensemble
  • Kevin Mallon
  • Tracy Smith Bessette (soprano), Christine Stelmacovich (alto)

Un flambeau, Janette, Isabelle!, H. 460c

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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French Keyboard Music

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England

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Purcell: Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
  • Recorded: 9-10 June 1994
  • Recording Venue: Chapel of Hertford College, Oxford

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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In 1683 came the first of Purcell's Odes for St Cecilia's Day…

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 Excerpt  Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Kym Amps (soprano)

Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: When I am laid in earth

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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A few years later, at the end of the freezing winter of 1695…

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Chapter 4: Full Flower – High Baroque

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Italy

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 Excerpt  Corelli: Concerto grosso Op. 6 No. 8 in G minor 'fatto per la notte di Natale'

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": VI. Pastorale

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Born near Bologna, Corelli began to learn the violin…

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 Excerpt  Vivaldi: Flute Concerto, Op. 10 No. 3 in D major, RV 428 'Il gardellino'

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  • Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  • Béla Drahos (flute)

Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 10, No. 3, RV 428, "Il gardellino": I. Allegro

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

It must have been the public thirst for novelty…

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Vivaldi: Beatus vir, RV597

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  • Schola Cantorum of Oxford, Northern Chamber Orchestra
  • Nicholas Ward
  • Recorded: 3 December 1993 / 14 March 1994
  • Recording Venue: St. Peter’s Church, Hale, Cheshire

Beatus vir in C major, RV 597: Beatus vir qui timet Dominum

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It seems as if Vivaldi became restless…

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Baroque Concertos Beyond Vivaldi

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K380 in E major

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  • Balazs Szokolay (piano)
  • Recorded: 22-27 August 1988
  • Recording Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest

Keyboard Sonata in E major, K.380 / L.23 / P.483: Andante comodo

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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By contrast, the Sonata in D major, K. 96 is much more rapid…

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K96 in D major

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  • Balazs Szokolay (piano)

Keyboard Sonata in D major, K. 96 / L.465 / P.210: Allegrissimo

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Germany

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Bach, J S: Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV550

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  • Wolfgang Rubsam (organ)
  • Recorded: 30 January 1994
  • Recording Venue: Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Although he appeared to have been comfortable enough…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV1047

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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At least two of Bach's four Orchestral Suites…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

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  • Jenö Jandó (piano)
  • Recorded: 2-10 December 1995
  • Recording Venue: Unitarian Church, Budapest

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 16 in G minor, BWV 861

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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One vocal work to emerge from Bach's secular years…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Cantata BWV202 'Weichet Nur, betrübte Schatten' (Wedding Cantata)

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Christian Brembeck
  • Friederike Wagner (soprano)
  • Recorded: 3-5 May 1991
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall of Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava

Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten, BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": Aria: Sich uben im Lieben

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It was on his return from a visit to Karlsbad…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

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  • Hungarian Festival Choir, Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Geza Oberfrank
  • Recorded: 6-14 February 1993
  • Recording Venue: Alpha-Line Studio at Italian Institute, Budapest

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part III: Chorus: Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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There were consolations in Bach's difficult time in Leipzig…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV1056

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Harald Hoeren (harpsichord)

Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo

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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Towards the end of the seventeenth century…

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German Opera

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 Excerpt  Telemann: Overture (Suite) TWV 55:D15 in D major for 3 oboes, strings & b.c.

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Overture (Suite) in D major, TWV 55:D15: VIII. Rejouissance

2:24
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Telemann has sometimes been accused of superficiality…

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France

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Couperin, F: Pièces de clavecin I: Ordre 1ère in G major

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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)

Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major: Les Sentiments

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Further on in the same suite…

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Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major

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Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major: La Manon

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In 1716, at the height of his fame and success…

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 Excerpt  Rameau: Les Boréades

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  • Capella Savaria
  • Mary Terey-Smith
  • Recorded: 1-10 March 1995
  • Recording Venue: Knight Hall of Koszeg Castle, Hungary

Abaris ou les Boreades: Gavotte pour les Fleures et les Zephirs

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Unfortunately, the opera was never produced…

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 Excerpt  Rameau: Suite in E minor from Pièces de clavecin (1724, revised 1731)

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  • Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 11-13 April 1994
  • Recording Venue: Epsom College Concert Hall, Surrey

VII. Musette en rondeau

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VIII. Tambourin

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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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England

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Giacomo Rossi: Rinaldo, HWV 7

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  • Camerata Budapest
  • László Kovács
  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)

Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga

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Back in Hanover the following summer…

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Gay: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • David van Asch (bass)

Acis and Galatea, HWV 49, Act II: Aria: O ruddier than the cherry

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Italian opera at this time was all the rage in London…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Keyboard Suite, HWV 432 in G minor

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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 9-11 August 1999
  • Recording Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Weston, Hertfordshire, UK

Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: VI. Passacaille

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As the public wearied of temperamental divas and castrati…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Recorded: 6-9 July 1992
  • Recording Venue: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London

Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: For unto a child is born

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Strange to say, Messiah was not so well received…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 10 in D minor, HWV328

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Jozef Kopelman
  • Recorded: May 1988
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 6, No. 10, HWV 328: VI. Allegro moderato

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Handel surely sensed that the musical world…

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Coda

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Contents: FLAC44100

Clive Unger-Hamilton: Discover Music of the Baroque Era

4:54
$3.75
  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Chapter 1: Enter the Players

2:06
$1.25

Individuality

1:14
$1.25

Italy: The Cradle of the Baroque

1:34
$1.25

 Excerpt  Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 12 in B minor, HWV330

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Jozef Kopelman
  • Recorded: May 1988
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op. 6, No. 12, HWV 330: III. Larghetto, e piano - Variatio

3:46
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

0:31
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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Instrumental Development and Choral Virtuosity

0:31
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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001

3:27
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  • Lucy van Dael (violin)

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: I. Adagio

3:27
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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This change is especially dramatic…

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K120 in D minor

4:11
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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 9-11 August 1999
  • Recording Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Weston, Hertfordshire, UK

Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K. 120 / L.215 / P.146: Allegrissimo

4:11
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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Many regard the choral music of J.S. Bach…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Cantata BWV51 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen'

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  • Failoni Orchestra, Budapest
  • Matyas Antal
  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)

Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51: Aria: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!

4:39
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

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It's time now to go back to the early seventeenth century…

0:26
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Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus

10:13
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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
Show 71 remaining works on this recording

Discover Music of the Baroque Era

2:11
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  • Recording Venue: The Square Recording Studio, Welwyn

Chapter 2: The Beginnings – Italy

2:11
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Gabrieli, G: Sacrae symphoniae (excerpts) (arr. E. Crees for brass)

5:06
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  • London Symphony Brass
  • Eric Crees
  • Recorded: 12-13 March 1996
  • Recording Venue: All-Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London

Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata pian e forte a 8 (arr. E. Crees for brass)

5:06
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Discover Music of the Baroque Era

2:21
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The contribution to music of the next great Italian composer…

2:21
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Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, "composti sopra canti fermi"

2:07
$1.25
  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Recorded: September 1993
  • Recording Venue: St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn

Vespers of the Blessed Virgin: Domine ad adiuvandum

2:07
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When Monteverdi's patron died in 1612…

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Sweelinck: Mein junges Leben hat ein End

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  • James David Christie (organ)
  • Recorded: 23 June 1993
  • Recording Venue: Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College, Massachusetts

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As well as being an outstanding composer…

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Certon: La, la, la, je ne l'ose dire

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  • Bourrasque Ensemble, Westra Aros Pipers
  • Bertil Farnlof
  • Lena Hellstrom-Farnlof (soprano)

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Well now, from the engaging work of a minor composer…

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 Excerpt  Schütz: Psalms of David, SWV 22-47 (Op. 2)

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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
  • Recorded: 28 July - 1 August 1995
  • Recording Venue: Chapel of Hertford College, Oxford

Psalmen Davids sampt etlichen Moteten und Concerten, Op. 2: Jauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt, SWV 36, "Psalm 100"

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In 1625 Schutz was stricken by the death of his wife…

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England

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Lawes, W: Royal Consort in D major for 2 theorbos

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  • Rose Consort of Viols, The
  • Jacob Heringman (theorbo), David Miller (theorbo)
  • Recorded: 12-13 May and 7-9 July 1992
  • Recording Venue: Forde Abbey, Dorset

Royal Consort in D major for 2 theorbos: V. Ecco

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When civil war broke out in England…

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Chapter 3: The Fashion Spreads – Different Styles for Different Lands

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Development of Dance Suites

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Major, Minor and Modulation

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Italy: The Land of Song

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Scarlatti, A: Cantata pastorale 'O di Betlemme altera'

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Maya Boog (soprano)

O di Betlemme, altera poverta: Aria: L'Autor d'ogni mio bene

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The Violin

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Stradella: Sonata in D major a 8 viole con una tromba

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Jurgen Schuster (trumpet)

Sonata in D major a 8 viole con una tromba: I. Allegro

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Stradella, incidentally, while not in the first division…

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Germany

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 Excerpt  Buxtehude: Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV75

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  • Diego Fasolis

Membra Jesu nostri, BuxWV 75: III. Ad manus: Quid sunt plagae istae

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Some years younger than Buxtehude was Johann Pachelbel…

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Pachelbel: Toccata in C major

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  • Wolfgang Rubsam (organ)

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France

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Lully: Benedictus

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  • Le Concert Spirituel
  • Herve Niquet

Benedictus: Benedictus

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Less formal in his approach to composition…

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Charpentier, M-A: Noel: Un flambeau, Janette, Isabelle!, H. 460c

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  • Aradia Ensemble
  • Kevin Mallon
  • Tracy Smith Bessette (soprano), Christine Stelmacovich (alto)

Un flambeau, Janette, Isabelle!, H. 460c

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French Keyboard Music

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England

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Purcell: Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15

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  • Oxford Camerata
  • Jeremy Summerly
  • Recorded: 9-10 June 1994
  • Recording Venue: Chapel of Hertford College, Oxford

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In 1683 came the first of Purcell's Odes for St Cecilia's Day…

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 Excerpt  Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Kym Amps (soprano)

Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: When I am laid in earth

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A few years later, at the end of the freezing winter of 1695…

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Chapter 4: Full Flower – High Baroque

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Italy

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 Excerpt  Corelli: Concerto grosso Op. 6 No. 8 in G minor 'fatto per la notte di Natale'

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8, "Christmas Concerto": VI. Pastorale

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Born near Bologna, Corelli began to learn the violin…

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 Excerpt  Vivaldi: Flute Concerto, Op. 10 No. 3 in D major, RV 428 'Il gardellino'

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  • Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  • Béla Drahos (flute)

Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 10, No. 3, RV 428, "Il gardellino": I. Allegro

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It must have been the public thirst for novelty…

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Vivaldi: Beatus vir, RV597

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  • Schola Cantorum of Oxford, Northern Chamber Orchestra
  • Nicholas Ward
  • Recorded: 3 December 1993 / 14 March 1994
  • Recording Venue: St. Peter’s Church, Hale, Cheshire

Beatus vir in C major, RV 597: Beatus vir qui timet Dominum

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It seems as if Vivaldi became restless…

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Baroque Concertos Beyond Vivaldi

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K380 in E major

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  • Balazs Szokolay (piano)
  • Recorded: 22-27 August 1988
  • Recording Venue: Italian Institute, Budapest

Keyboard Sonata in E major, K.380 / L.23 / P.483: Andante comodo

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By contrast, the Sonata in D major, K. 96 is much more rapid…

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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata K96 in D major

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  • Balazs Szokolay (piano)

Keyboard Sonata in D major, K. 96 / L.465 / P.210: Allegrissimo

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Germany

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Bach, J S: Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV550

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  • Wolfgang Rubsam (organ)
  • Recorded: 30 January 1994
  • Recording Venue: Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts

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Although he appeared to have been comfortable enough…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV1047

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai

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At least two of Bach's four Orchestral Suites…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

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  • Jenö Jandó (piano)
  • Recorded: 2-10 December 1995
  • Recording Venue: Unitarian Church, Budapest

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 16 in G minor, BWV 861

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One vocal work to emerge from Bach's secular years…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Cantata BWV202 'Weichet Nur, betrübte Schatten' (Wedding Cantata)

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Christian Brembeck
  • Friederike Wagner (soprano)
  • Recorded: 3-5 May 1991
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall of Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava

Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten, BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": Aria: Sich uben im Lieben

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It was on his return from a visit to Karlsbad…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

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  • Hungarian Festival Choir, Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Geza Oberfrank
  • Recorded: 6-14 February 1993
  • Recording Venue: Alpha-Line Studio at Italian Institute, Budapest

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part III: Chorus: Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder

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There were consolations in Bach's difficult time in Leipzig…

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 Excerpt  Bach, J S: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV1056

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl
  • Harald Hoeren (harpsichord)

Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo

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Towards the end of the seventeenth century…

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German Opera

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 Excerpt  Telemann: Overture (Suite) TWV 55:D15 in D major for 3 oboes, strings & b.c.

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  • Kölner Kammerorchester
  • Helmut Müller-Brühl

Overture (Suite) in D major, TWV 55:D15: VIII. Rejouissance

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Telemann has sometimes been accused of superficiality…

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France

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Couperin, F: Pièces de clavecin I: Ordre 1ère in G major

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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)

Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major: Les Sentiments

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Further on in the same suite…

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Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major

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Pieces de clavecin, Book 1: 1st Ordre in G minor-major: La Manon

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In 1716, at the height of his fame and success…

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 Excerpt  Rameau: Les Boréades

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  • Capella Savaria
  • Mary Terey-Smith
  • Recorded: 1-10 March 1995
  • Recording Venue: Knight Hall of Koszeg Castle, Hungary

Abaris ou les Boreades: Gavotte pour les Fleures et les Zephirs

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Unfortunately, the opera was never produced…

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 Excerpt  Rameau: Suite in E minor from Pièces de clavecin (1724, revised 1731)

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  • Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 11-13 April 1994
  • Recording Venue: Epsom College Concert Hall, Surrey

VII. Musette en rondeau

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VIII. Tambourin

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England

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Giacomo Rossi: Rinaldo, HWV 7

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  • Camerata Budapest
  • László Kovács
  • Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)

Rinaldo, HWV 7, Act II: Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga

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Back in Hanover the following summer…

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Gay: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • David van Asch (bass)

Acis and Galatea, HWV 49, Act II: Aria: O ruddier than the cherry

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Italian opera at this time was all the rage in London…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Keyboard Suite, HWV 432 in G minor

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  • Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 9-11 August 1999
  • Recording Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Weston, Hertfordshire, UK

Keyboard Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432: VI. Passacaille

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As the public wearied of temperamental divas and castrati…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

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  • Scholars Baroque Ensemble
  • Recorded: 6-9 July 1992
  • Recording Venue: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London

Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: For unto a child is born

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Strange to say, Messiah was not so well received…

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 Excerpt  Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 10 in D minor, HWV328

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  • Cappella Istropolitana
  • Jozef Kopelman
  • Recorded: May 1988
  • Recording Venue: Moyzes Hall, Bratislava

Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 6, No. 10, HWV 328: VI. Allegro moderato

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Handel surely sensed that the musical world…

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Coda

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