Author: Julie Freddino

Playlist 2019-03-24

JS Bach

The annual Sunday Baroque Bach Birthday Bash – an all-Bach program celebrating the composer’s genius and extraordinary legacy.

This Week’s Links

Essential Bach

J.S. Bach Homepage

Decoding Bach’s the ART OF FUGUE

Bach Family Tree

Bach Timeline

Bach Family History

Bach for Children

First Hour

Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’ BWV676 (To God Alone on High Be Glory), Bálint Karosi – organ, Hungaroton HCD 32745-46, CLAVIERUBUNG III THE CHORALES

Well Tempered Clavier Book 2 Prelude & Fugue #1, Prelude & Fugue #3, & Prelude & Fugue #6, Vladimir Feltsman – piano, Music Master 67162, THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER BWV870-893 – BOOK II

Sonata #3 in e BWV527, Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, Chaconne, CHAN 0803, BACH SIX TRIO SONATAS

3-Part Invention #1 in C BWV787, 2-Part Invention #2 in c BWV773, 2-Part Invention #3 in D BWV774, 2-Part Invention #4 in d BWV775, 2-Part Invention #5 in Eb BWV776, 2-Part Invention #6 in E BWV777, 2-Part Invention #7 in e BWV778, & 2-Part Invention #8 in F BWV779, Janine Jansen – violin, Maxim Rysanov – viola, Decca 4759081, THE BACH ALBUM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Overture in the French Style BWV831: Gavottes 1 & 2, Passepieds 1 & 2, & Bourrees 1 & 2, Hank Knox – harpsichord, Early Music EMCCD-7775, J.S. BACH KEYBOARD WORKS

Second Hour

Cantata BWV207a: opening chorus, Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, BIS 2311, SECULAR CANTATAS VOL.9 THE CONTEST BETWEEN PHOEBUS AND PAN

Cantabile in G BWV1019A, Rachel Barton Pine – violin, Jory Vinikour – harpsichord, Cedille CDR 90000 177, JS BACH: THE SONATAS FOR VIOLIN & HARPSICHORD

Cello Suite #6 in D BWV1012: gavottes 1 & 2, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Sony 190758 54652, YO-YO MA – SIX EVOLUTIONS

Chaconne in d (Partita #2 BWV1004), Igor Levit – piano, Sony 24452, LIFE

Erbarm dich mein, O Herre Gott BWV721
Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam BWV684, Wayward Sisters, Paul von Hoff – sackbut, Wayward Sisters 2018, A RESTLESS HEART

Oboe & Violin Concerto in c BWV1060, Berlin Baroque Soloists, Frank Peter Zimmermann – violin, Serge Zimmermann – violin, Hanssler Classics HC17046, BACH VIOLIN CONCERTOS

Magnificat BWV243: sicut locutus est, Arcangelo, Hyperion CDA68157, BACH, BACH & BACH MAGNIFICATS

Third Hour

Goldberg Variations: aria, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Ton Koopman – organ, Sony 60681, SIMPLY BAROQUE 2

Suite in G (Anna Magdalena Book), Michael Parloff – flute, Gerald Ranck – harpsichord, ESS.A.Y 1027, THE FLUTE ALBUM

Sinfonia from Cantata BWV156, Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, Decca 4782718, BACH SINFONIA

Musical Offering – Trio Sonata BWV1079, Emmanuel Pahud – flute, Matthew Truscott – violin, Jonathan Manson – cello, Trevor Pinnock – harpsichord, EMI Classics 84220, THE FLUTE KING

Brandenburg Concerto #6 in Bb BWV1051, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman, Erato 45374, Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 4, 5 , 6

Fourth Hour

Wo soll ich flien hin hin BWV646 (Whither Shall I Flee)
Ach bleib bie uns, Herr Jesu Christ BWV649 (Lord Jesus Christ, With Us Abide), Alison Balsom – trumpet, Stephen Cleobury – organ, Warner Classics 925116, JUBILO

Sonata in E BWV1035, Brasil Guitar Duo, Marina Piccinini – flute, AVIE 2196, BACH FLUTE SONATAS

Mass in b: Cum Sancto Spiritu, Sanctus, & Dona nobis pacem, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, Telarc 80517, J.S. BACH: MASS IN B MINOR

Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in Eb BWV998, Yasunori Imamura – lute/theorbo, Etcetera 1109, J.S. BACH: LUTE MUSIC

Art of Fugue: contrapunctus I, contrapunctus II, & Contrapunctus IX, Les Violons du Roy (King’s Violins), Bernard Labadie, Dorian 90297, ART OF THE FUGUE

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Upcoming Show

March 24th  – Johann Sebastian Bach was a prolific composer, a demanding teacher, and a skilled keyboard and violin player. Bach was born in March of 1685, and Sunday Baroque will celebrate the occasion with an all-Bach program devoted to musical highlights from his extraordinary career. It’s the annual Sunday Baroque Bach Birthday Bash!

Playlist 2019-03-17

Harp Ireland

This Week’s Links

Saint Patrick’s Day

Purim

George Frideric Handel – ESTHER

Capella de Ministrers

Ensemble Lucidarium

James Galway – flute

Garth Knox – violist composer

Ronn McFarlane – The Celtic Lute

First Hour

Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro (c.1420-1484), Amoroso (Loving), Ex Umbris (out of the shadows), Dorian 93225, DIAMOND OF FERRARA: MUSIC FROM THE COURT OF ERCOLE I

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto in G (after Trio Sonata in Bb TWV 42:B1), Empire Brass Quintet with William Kuhlman – organ, Telarc 80614, BAROQUE MUSIC FOR BRASS AND ORGAN

Traditional/Anonymous, Se vistyo la Reyna Ester (Queen Esther dresses), Capella de Ministrers, Carles Magraner, Centre de Musica 1435, MUSICA ENCERRADA THE ORAL LEGACY OF THE SEPHARDIC DIASPORA

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Esther HWV50a: Overture, AIR: Tune your harps to cheerful strains, & chorus: Shall we of Servitude complain, Dunedin Consort, Thomas Hobbs – tenor, LINN RECORDS CKD 397, ESTHER HWV50A

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #2 in Bb op.4, Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Richard Egarr – organ, Harmonia Mundi 807446, HANDEL ORGAN CONCERTOS OP.4

Traditional, Pass’e mezzo & saltarello bolognesa, Fuggi, fuggi, fuggi (Il Ballo di..), Tu dormi, io veglio a la tempesta e vento, & Moresca (sull’ Aria d’ottava), Ensemble Lucidarium, K617 K617174, LA ISTORIA DE PURIM: MUSIC & POETRY OF JEWS OF RENAISSANCE ITALY

Second Hour

Attilio Ariosti (1666-1729), Prima Lezione: allegro (1720), Garth Knox – viola d’amore, Agnes Vesterman – cello, ECM 1925, D’AMORE

Traditional Irish, Cliffs of Moher, Pipe on the Hob, The Monaghan Jig, & Banish Misfortune, Ronn McFarlane – lute, Sono Luminus DSL-92225, THE CELTIC LUTE

Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738), O’Carolan’s Draft, Tina Chancey – viola da gamba, Scott Reiss – recorder, Zan McLeod – guitar, Golden Apple, THE VERSATILE VIOL: SCOTTISH & IRISH MUSIC

Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773), Flute Concerto in g #132, Wurtemberg Chamber Orchestra, Jorg Faerber, James Galway – flute, RCA 60247, QUANTZ – 4 FLUTE CONCERTOS – GALWAY

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Harmonia Artificiosa Partia VI, Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists, Monica Huggett, AVIE 2202, FLIGHTS OF FANTASY

Third Hour

Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630), Suite: courente & gaglard, Doulce Memoire (Sweet Memory), Dorian 90262, FOLIE DOUCE (SWEET FOLLY)

Heinrich Biber (1644-1704), Sonata III in F, Chatham Baroque, Chatham Baroque CB-02, BACH & BEFORE

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Book 4: 26th Ordre: La convalescente, Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion 67480, COUPERIN KEYBOARD MUSIC – II

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Le Malade Imaginaire H.495 (1673): suite, Tempesta di Mare, Chaconne CHAN 0810, COMEDIE ET TRAGEDIE VOLUME TWO

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770), Concerto in Bb D117 for violin, La Serenissima, Adrian Chandler – violin, AVIE 2154, RISE OF THE NORTHERN ITALIAN VIOLIN CONCERTO 1690-1740 VOL.3 GOLDEN AGE

Fourth Hour

Antonio Bertali (1605-1669), Sonata a 8 in C, Freiburg Baroque Consort, Carus 83.303, TAUSEND GULDEN: SONATAS FROM THE HABSBURG COURT

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Chandos Anthem #11: Let God arise HWV256b, Choir of the Chapel Royal & Musicians Extra-ordinary, Andrew Gant, Andrew Ashwin – bass (tk 2), Maciek O’Shea – bass (tk 3), James Bowman – alto (tracks 2 & 3), Naxos 557935, MUSIC FOR THE CHAPEL ROYAL

Daniel Eberlin (1647-c.1715), Sonat a2 in e “LA EMINENZA”, Acronym, Olde Focus Recordings FCR906, WUNDERKAMMER

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto in d after Alessandro Marcello, Camerata Bern, Erich Hobarth, Heinz Holliger – oboe, ECM New Series 2229, ICH HATTE VIEL BEKUMMERNIS: KONZERTE UND SINFONIEN FUR OBOE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D for 2 violins RV513, Gli Incogniti, Giuliano Carmignola – violin, Amandine Beyer – violin, Harmonia Mundi HMC 902249, ANTONIO VIVALDI CONCERTI PER DUE VIOLINI

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Playlist 2019-03-10

Georg Philipp Telemann

First Hour

Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741), Ave Regina K.205, Ensemble Caprice, Matthias Maute, Monika Mauch – soprano, ATMA Classique ACD2 2347, ALLA TURCA: MUSIC BY FUX, CALDARA AND BADIA

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Almira, Queen of Castile: suite, Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin (Academy for Ancient Music), Harmonia Mundi 901852, OUVERTUREN: MUSIC FOR THE HAMBURG OPERA

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), Terpsichore, suite in D, Christopher Parkening – guitar, EMI 55052, PARKENING PLAYS VIVALDI, WARLOCK AND PRAETORIUS

Giovanni Battista Fontana (1571-1630), Sonata decimaquarta (#14), Quicksilver, Acis Productions APL72546, STILE MODERNO NEW MUSIC FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755), Concerto in D Vl solo violin, 2 horns, 2 oboes & bassoon, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Gottfried von der Goltz, Carus 83.301, PISENDEL: CONCERTI CON VARII STRUMENTI

Second Hour

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Cantata: Lobet den Herrn, alle seine Heerscharen: opening chorus & final chorale, Hanover Court Capella, Friedemann Immer Trumpet Consort, Ulrich Stotzel, Hanssler 98.179, FESTLICHE KANTATEN (FESTIVE CANTATAS)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Sonata #4 in E from Sonates Corelli, Musica Pacifica, Dorian 93239, TELEMANN CHAMBER CANTATAS & TRIO SONATAS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Canonic Sonata #2 in g op.5, Wolfgang Schulz – flute, Hansjorg Schellenberger – oboe, Denon 9614, SUITE IN B/CONCERTO IN G/6 CANONIC SONATAS EUROPEAN BAROQUE SOLO

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto di Camera TWV43:g3, Tempesta di Mare, Gwyn Roberts – recorder, Emlyn Ngai – violin, Rebecca Harris – violin, Chandos CHAN 0821, GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN – THE CONCERTI-EN-SUITE

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Der Getreue Music-Meister – Lesson #17: Sonata in a TWV41:a3, Paul Goodwin – oboe, Nigel North – lute, Susan Sheppard – cello, John Toll – harpsichord, Harmonia Mundi 907152, TELEMANN OBOES SONATAS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Sonata in b TWV 41:h4 from Tafelmusik, American Baroque, Dorian 93205, AMERICAN BAROQUE PLAYS TELEMANN

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Musique heroique: La Tranquilite & La Vigilance, Ole Edvard Antonsen – trumpet, Wayne Marshall – organ, EMI Classics 0724358546224, POPULAR PIECES FOR TRUMPET AND ORGAN

Third Hour

Joan Ambrogio Dalza (fl.1508), Saltarello & Piva, Paul O’Dette – lute, Harmonia Mundi 907215, ALLA VENETIANA: EARLY 16TH C. VENETIAN LUTE MUSIC

Baldassare Galuppi (1706-1785), Sonata in G for flute, oboe & b.c., Parnassus Ensemble, Accent, 47806, PARNASSUS ENSEMBLE

Francesca Caccini (1587-1640), Chi desia di saper (To whoever desires to know what love is), El Mundo, Sono Luminus, 92195, WHAT ARTEMISIA HEARD

Jacques Aubert (1689-1753), Concert of Symphonies in D-Suite #2, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Chandos, 0577, LE CARILLON

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata #6 in G BWV1019, Rachel Barton Pine – violin, Jory Vinikour – harpsichord, Cedille, CDR 90000 177, JS BACH: THE SONATAS FOR VIOLIN & HARPSICHORD

Fourth Hour

Charles Dolle (fl.1735-1755), Troisieme Suite in A: carillon, Petr Wagner – viol, Jacques Ogg – harpsichord, Dorian 93246, CHARLES DOLLE:PIECES DE VIOLE AVEC LA BASSE CONTINUE,OP.2 (1737)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Il Trionfo del Tempo: overture, Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Opus 111 30321, IL TRIONFO DEL TEMPO E DEL DISINGANNO

William Croft (1678-1727), Overture in D, Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Hyperion, 66817, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.35: SOUND THE TRUMPET

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Book 4: 18th ordre: Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins, Alexandre Tharaud – piano, Harmonia Mundi 901956, TIC, TOC, CHOC

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Divertimento in A for Strings & bc, Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel, Deutsche Grammophon 463074, TELEMANN: STRING CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata BWV1: HOW BRIGHTLY SHINES.., Montreal Baroque, Eric Milnes, Monika Mauch – soprano, Charles Daniels – tenor, Stephan Macleod – bass, ATMA 2402, BACH CANTATES 147, 82, 1

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #9 in F Op.6, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Philips 410049/50/51, HANDEL 12 CONCERTI GROSSI, OP.6

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Playlist 2019-03-03

Princess Anna Amalia

This Week’s Links

Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day – March 8

Antonio Vivaldi

Vivaldi – Turin Archive

Princess Anna Amalia

Hildegard of Bingen

Anna Bon di Venezia

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

Isabella Leonarda

Mademoiselle (Louise) Duval

First Hour

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Beatus Vir: 2 choruses RV 597, Ex Cathedra Chamber Choir & Orchestra, Jeffrey Skidmore, ASV 137, ANTONIO VIVALDI: A SEQUENCE OF MUSIC FOR VESPERS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto for violin & oboe in Bb RV548, Berlin Philharmonic, Nigel Kennedy – violin, Albrecht Mayer – oboe, EMI 57859, NIGEL KENNEDY VIVALDI II

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Orlando Furioso RV728: Che bel morirti in sen & Con mirti e fiori, Ensemble Matheus, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Philippe Jaroussky – counter tenor (Ruggiero), Blandine Staskiewicz – mezzo soprano (Medoro), Naive OP30393, ORLANDO FURIOSO

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Sonata in C for Oboe RV779, Paul Goodwin – baroque oboe, John Toll – organ, John Holloway – violin, Colin Lawson – chalumeau, Harmonia Mundi, 907104, VIVALDI:OBOE SONATAS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Oratorio JUDITHA TRIUMPHANS RV644: coro: Plena nectare non mero & coro: Salve, invicta Juditha, Ensemble Caprice, Matthias Maute, Analekta AN 2 9995, THE RETURN OF ANGELS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV93 (orig for lute), Venice Baroque Orchestra, Avi Avital – mandolin, Deutsche Grammophon B0022627, AVI AVITAL VIVALDI

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Kyrie Eleison RV587, King’s Consort & Choir, Hyperion 66769, VIVALDI SACRED MUSIC VOL.1

Second Hour

Anna Bon di Venezia (1740-after 1767), Sonata IV in D-Dur 1.Allegro moderato, Sabine Dreier – transverse flute, Irene Hegen – square piano, cpo 999181, ANNA BON DI VENEZIA FLUTE SONATAS OP.1

Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-c.1677), Psalm 126: Nisi Dominus, Magnificat, Warren Stewart, Musica Omni 103, CHIARA MARGARITA COZZOLANI VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE

Mademoiselle (Louise) Duval (1718-after 1775), Ballet THE GENIES: Overture, sarabande & air, Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta, Newport Classics 60102, BAROQUEN TREASURES

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre (1665-1729), Sonata in d for violin (1707) excerpt, Les Voix Humaines (Human Voices), Alice Pierot – violon, Freddie Eichelberger – harpsichord, Christine Payeux – viole de gamba, Alpha 006, ELISABETH JACQUET DE LA GUERRE:LE SOMMEIL D’ULISSE

Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704), Sonata Nona Op.16, Ensemble Strumentali del Duomo di Novara (Instrumental Ensemble of the Cathedral of Novara), Paolo Monticelli, Opus 111 OPS30-206, ISABELLA LEONARDA (1620-1704) LA MUSA NOVARESE

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), O Ecclesia, Ensemble Galilei, Dorian 90247, MYSTIC AND THE MUSE

Anna Amalia of Prussia (1723-1787), Sonata in F for flute & b.c., Emmanuel Pahud – flute, Jonathan Manson – cello, Trevor Pinnock – harpsichord, EMI Classics 84220, THE FLUTE KING

Third Hour

Francesco da Milano (1497-1543), Bassadanca: La Spagna
Antonio de Cabezon (c.1510-1566), Durmendo un jorno, Verdelot, Seldom Sene Recorder Quintet, Brilliant Classics 95304, EL AIRE SE SERENA MUSIC FROM THE COURTS AND CATHEDRALS OF 16TH C. SPAIN

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Suite #8 in D: excerpt, William Kanengiser – guitar, GSP 1004, RONDO ALLA TURKA

Charles (?Francois) Dieupart (after 1667-1740), Suite in A, Frans Bruggen – voice flute, Anner Bylsma – cello, Gustav Leonhardt – harpsichord, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Pygmalion: Suite, Les Arts Florissants (Flourishing Arts), William Christie, Harmonia Mundi 901381, PYGMALION,NELEE ET MYRTHIS/WILLIAM CHRISTIE,LES ARTS FLORISSANTS

Fourth Hour

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), L’ORFEO (Orpheus): ritornello, SINFONIA, CHORO, SINFONIA, Les Sacqueboutiers, Le Concert D’Astree, European Voices, Emmanuelle Haim, Virgin Veritas 545642, MONTEVERDI L’ORFEO

Camilla de Rossi (fl. 1707–1710), The Sacrifice of Abraham, Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta, Newport Classics 60102, BAROQUEN TREASURES

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Dardanus: Air vif, Ritournelle vive, & Gavotte vive, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, CBC Records SMCD 5229, JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU DARDANUS LE TEMPLE DE LA GLOIRE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in c for 2 trumpets, strings and continuo, Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Scimone, Bibi Black – trumpet, Jeffrey Kaye – trumpet, EMI 54620, TRUMPET CONCERTOS

Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656-1746), Orchestral Suite #2 in a SPRING JOURNAL, L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, Michi Gaigg, cpo 777 150, LE JOURNAL DU PRINTEMPS OP.1 SPRING DIARY

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Burlesque de Don Quixote, Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland Baroque Orchestra), Jeannette Sorrell, Koch International 7576, DON QUIXOTE: CONCERTOS AND SUITES BY TELEMANN

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Playlist 2019-02-24

Handel statue

This Week’s Links

George Frideric Handel

Handel & Hendrix in London

Mysteries, Myths and Truths about Handel

Handel’s Coronation Anthems

First Hour

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto for Strings in G ALLA RUSTICA RV151, Capella Istropolitana, Takako Nishizaki – violin, Sunday Baroque: Autumn, THE SEASONS OF SUNDAY BAROQUE: AUTUMN

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #1 in G op.6, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Chandos 0600, HANDEL: CONCERTI GROSSI, OP.6

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite #3 in C BWV1009: prelude, courante, & gigue, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Sony 190758 54652, YO-YO MA – SIX EVOLUTIONS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Mandolin Concerto in C RV425, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Avi Avital – mandolin, Deutsche Grammophon B0022627, AVI AVITAL VIVALDI

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto for 2 violins in d BWV1043, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Julia Fischer – violin, Alexander Sitkovetsky – violin, Decca, 478065, BACH: VIOLIN CONCERTOS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Solomon: Arrival of Queen of Sheba, English Chamber Orchestra, Nigel Kennedy – violin, EMI 56890, CLASSIC KENNEDY

Second Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Giulio Cesare: V’adoro, pupille, Lautten Compagney, Wolfgang Katschner, Lynne Dawson – soprano, Berlin Classics 0017572BC, MY PERSONAL HANDEL COLLECTION

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #6 in Bb HWV294 op.4, Sonnerie, Monica Huggett – dir & violin, Matthew Halls – organ, Avie 2055, HANDEL SIX ORGAN CONCERTOS OP.4

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Florindo & Daphne Operas: Suite, Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Hyperion, CDA67053, HANDEL IN HAMBURG THE PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS/PETER HOLMAN

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Coronation Anthem HWV258: Zadok the Priest, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16066, HANDEL CORONATION ANTHEMS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #8 in c op.6, Handel and Haydn Society (on authentic instruments), Christopher Hogwood, Avie 2065, HANDEL 6 CONCERTI GROSSI OP.3 & 12 CONCERTI GROSSI OP.6

Third Hour

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Première suite in e: Allemande légère & Gavotte, Nima Ben David – basse de viole, Jonathan Rubin – theorbo, Sophie Bauchet – basse de viole, Alpha 007, COUPERIN & FORQUERAY – PIECES DE VIOLES

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Oboe d’amore Concerto in A BWV1055, Cafe Zimmermann, Antoine Torunczyk – oboe d’amore, Alpha 013, JS BACH CONCERTS AVEC PLUSIEURS INSTRUMENTS I

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in d RV393, Ars Antigua, Rachel Barton Pine – viola d’amore, Cedille 90000 159, VIVALDI THE COMPLETE VIOLA D’AMORE CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Little Prelude in F BWV927, Peter Blanchette – archguitar, Dorian 93241, ARCHGUITAR BAROQUE: BACH, HANDEL, SCARLATTI, VIVALDI

Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), Overture (Suite) in d for chalumeau, 2 oboes, bassoon, etc., Accademia Daniel, Shalev Ad-El, Michael Harris – chalumeau, cpo 674, JOHANN FRIEDRICH FASCH CANTATAS OVERTURE IN D MINOR, CONCERTO Bb

Fourth Hour

Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), Der Ober-Classe Dreizehntes Prob-Stuck: con spirito & prestissimo, Andreas Staier – harpsichord, Harmonia Mundi 901898, HAMBURG 1734

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Alessandro (ballet): Marche, Ballo.Sinfonia, & Moderato, Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel, Deutsche Grammophon 445824, REBEL: LES ELEMENS * GLUCK * ALESSANDRO

John Christopher Smith (1712-1795), THE ENCHANTER: suite (love & magic), Capella Savaria Baroque Orchestra, Mary Terey-Smith, Dorian 93251, SYRENS, ENCHANTERS AND FAIRIES * CAPELLA SAVARIA/M. TEREY-SMITH

Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752), Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo in a, The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen, Ramee RAM1109, JOHANN CHRISTOPH PEPUSCH CONCERTOS AND OVERTURES FOR LONDON

Pietro Castrucci (1679-1752), Concerto Grosso op.3 #5 in F, Handel Festival Orchestra Halle, Anton Steck, Glissando 779034, CONCERTI GROSSI OP.3 #4,5,6,9,11,12

Giovanni Battista Bononcini (1670-1747), Sinfonia #10 in D, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, Philips 422287, SOUND THE TRUMPET

John Hebden (1712-1765), Concerto #2 in C, Cantilena, Adrian Shepherd, Chandos 8339, JOHN HEBDEN: SIX CONCERTOS FOR STRINGS

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Playlist 2019-02-17

Mount Rushmore

This Week’s Links

Presidents Day
White House Musicales
Musical Events at the White House
February is Bird Feeding Month
Bird Feeding Ideas
Pianist Awadagin Pratt performs at the White House

First Hour

John Barrett (c.1674-C.1735), Sonata in D from Tunbridge Walks, Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Michael Laird – trumpet, Frank De Bruine – oboe, Hyperion 66817, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.35:SOUND THE TRUMPET

John Dowland (1563-1626), Captaine Digorie Piper his Galiard, M. John Langtons Pavan, M. George Whitehead his Almand, M. Nicholas Gryffith his Galiard & Mistresse Nichols Almand, B-Five Recorder Consort, Coviello Classics, COV91415, IN SEARCH OF DOWLAND

Christopher Simpson (c.1605-1669), Fantasia #2 in C: February (from The Monthes), Sophie Watillon – dessus de viole, Friederike Heumann & Brian Franklin – basses de viole, Matthias Spaeter – theorbo, Luca Guglielmi-organ, Alpha, 88, C. SIMPSON:THE SEASONS,THE MONTHES & OTHER DIVISIONS OF TIME – 1

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), King Arthur – Incidental Music, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Thomas Hengelbrock, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 77231, H.PURCELL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Joseph Gibbs (1698-1788), Sonata in d op.1 #1, Locatelli Trio, Elizabeth Wallfisch – violin, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Hyperion, 66583, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.13 ENGLISH 18TH C. VIOLIN SONATAS

Second Hour

Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682), Il Barcheggio: Sinfonia, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, John Nelson, Wynton Marsalis – trumpet, Sony 46672, BAROQUE DUET

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g for 2 Cellos RV531, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman, Yo Yo Ma – baroque cello, Jonathan Manson – cello, Sony 90916, VIVALDI’S CELLO

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Prelude, Minuet & A new Irish tune, Andres Segovia – guitar, MCA 42070, THE BAROQUE GUITAR

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in G K.201 & Sonata in G K.547, Vladimir Horowitz – piano, Sony 48093, DISCOVERED TREASURES

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Trio Sonata in Eb TWV42: Es3 from MUSICAL EXERCISES, Allan Vogel – oboe, Patricia Mabee – harpsichord, Nancy Sartain – continuo harpsichord, Mark Chatfield – viola da gamba, Delos, 3214, BACH’S CIRCLE

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Theodora: Venus laughing from the Skies, For Ever Thus Stands, Oh Love Divine (fin chor), Concentus Musicus Vienna & Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec, 46447, THEODORA

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Sonata, Op.3, #4 in F, Itzhak Perlman – violin, Pinchas Zukerman – violin, RCA 607352, DUOS

Third Hour

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Suite in g: La poule (the hen), Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion 67597, JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU KEYBOARD SUITES PIECES DE CLAVECIN

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV90 GOLDFINCH, L’Astree, Opus111 30-264, CONCERTI DA CAMERA VOL.1

Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585), Like as the doleful dove, Charivari Agreable, Signum SIGDO42, THOMAS TALLIS THE COMPLETE WORKS – VOLUME 9

Tarquinio Merula (1584/5-1665), Canzon La Lusignuola, Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, London 414277, VIRTUOSO RECORDER MUSIC

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Book 3:14th Ordre:La Linote-efarouchee, Book 3:13th Ordre:Les Lis Naissan, & Book 3:14th Ordre:Les Fauvetes plaintives, Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion 67520, FRANCOIS COUPERIN KEYBOARD MUSIC VOL.3

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #13 in F HWV295 THE CUCKOO AND THE NIGHTINGALE, Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Richard Egarr – organ, Harmonia Mundi 807447/48, HANDEL ORGAN CONCERTOS OP.7

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Dainty fine bird & Silver Swan, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

Fourth Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Mass in b: cum sancto spiritu, Bach Choir of Bethlehem & Bach Festival Orchestra, Greg Funfgeld, Dorian 90253, J.S. BACH: MASS IN B MINOR

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Concerto da chiesa #5 in Bb op.6, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini, Harmonia Mundi HMX2971407, CHRISTMAS CONCERTO

Francesco Saverio Geminiani (1687-1762), Violin Sonata in A Op.1/1, Locatelli Trio, Elizabeth Wallfisch – violin, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Hyperion 66583, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.13 ENGLISH 18TH C. VIOLIN SONATAS

Thomas Augustine Arne (1710-1778), Suite from ARTAXERSES (1762), Capella Savaria Baroque Orchestra, Mary Terey-Smith, Dorian 93251, SYRENS, ENCHANTERS AND FAIRIES CAPELLA SAVARIA/M. TEREY-SMITH

Johann Sebastian Bach/A. Pratt, Passacaglia & Fugue in c BWV582, Awadagin Pratt – piano, EMI 56836, AWADAGIN PRATT TRANSFORMATIONS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite BWV995: Allemande, Courante, & Gigue, Sharon Isbin – guitar, Erato 8-2564617518-5, BACH FOR GUITAR – LUTE SUITES

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Playlist 2019-02-10

Roses

This Week’s Links

Valentine’s Day – history

Valentine’s Day – superstitions

Wearing your Heart on your Sleeve

First Hour

Jacob Praetorius (1586-1651), Quam pulchra es (How beautiful and fair you are, my beloved), Balthasar-Neumann Choir & Ensemble, Pablo Heras-Casado, Archiv, 479452, PRAETORIUS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata in G BWV1039, Lisa Beznosiuk – transverse flute (baroque flute), Rachel Brown – flute, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Paul Nicholson – harpsichord, Hyperion, 67264/65, BACH: THE COMPLETE FLUTE SONATAS

John Blow (1649-1708), Venus & Adonis, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rene Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi, 901684, VENUS & ADONIS

Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752), Overture to Venus and Adonis in F, The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen, Ramee, RAM1109, JOHANN CHRISTOPH PEPUSCH CONCERTOS AND OVERTURES FOR LONDON

William Babell (1689/90-1723), Recorder Concerto in d op III #3, Hesperus, Scott Reiss – recorder, Koch, 7454, BAROQUE RECORDER CONCERTI

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), If music Be the Food of Love, Jean Pierre Rampal – flute, Kathleen Battle – soprano, Sony, 53106, IN CONCERT: KATHLEEN BATTLE & JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL

Second Hour

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1764), La Magnifique (trio sonata): allegro, gigue, allegro, Music from Aston Magna, Daniel Stepner – baroque violin, Christopher Krueger – baroque flute, Laura Jeppesen – viola da gamba, John Gibbons – harpsichord, Centaur, CRC3169, LOUIS-NICOLAS CLERAMBAULT (676-1764)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto a 6 in G for 2 Violins & Strings TWV52:G2, Rebel, Jorg Michael Schwarz & Karen Marie Marmer – solo violins, Risa Browder & Christoph Timpe – violins, Daniel Elyar – viola, Bridge Records, 9421, G.P. TELEMANN DOUBLE CONCERTI FOR WINDS & STRINGS

Francesco Landini (c.1325/35-1397), Che chos’e quest’amor, Anonymous 4 (minus Marsha Genensky), Harmonia Mundi 907269, THE SECOND CIRCLE: LOVE SONGS OF FRANCESCO LANDINI

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750), Concerto for lute & flute in F SC9, Tempesta di Mare (Sea Tempest), Richard Stone – lute, Gwyn Roberts – flute, Chandos CHAN0707, SILVIUS LEOPOLD WEISS LUTE CONCERTI (PREMIERE RECORDINGS)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g RV531, European Union Chamber Players, Julian Lloyd Webber – cello, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber – cello, Naxos 8.573374, VIVALDI CONCERTOS FOR TWO CELLOS

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Sonata #7 in G, John Holloway – violin, Aloysia Assenbaum – organ/harpsichord, Lars Ulrik Mortensen -, ECM 1791, UNAM CEYLUM

Third Hour

Thomas Morley (c.1557-1602), Fyer, fyer
William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Though Amaryllis Dance in Green, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in Bb for violin & cello RV547, National Arts Center Orchestra of Canada, Pinchas Zukerman – violin, Amanda Forsyth – cello, Analekta, AN2 8783, BAROQUE TREASURY

Thomas Weelkes (c.1575-1623), Cease sorrowes now, Piffaro Renaissance Band, Navona Records NV5823, WAYTES: ENGLISH MUSIC FOR A RENAISSANCE BAND

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Trio #2 in d for 3 alto recorders without bass, Ensemble Caprice, Marion Verbruggen – recorder, Matthias Maute – recorder, Sophie Lariviere – recorder, ATMA, 2318, TELEMANN MIT FREUDE (WITH JOY)

Scotland, I Never Knew I Loved Thee, David Tayler – archlute, Voices of Music 16516, IN A GARDEN SO GREEN

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), IX Concert: Portrait of Love, Trio Sonnerie, Harmonia Mundi 907081, A PORTRAIT OF LOVE

Fourth Hour

Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), Instrumentals, Sequentia (Ensemble for Medieval Music, Koln), Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77020, SYMPHONIAE / SPIRITUAL SONGS

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737), Sonata I in d AMOROSO, Trio Mancini, Cécile Roumy – recorder, Dirk Börner – harpsichord, Shizuko Noiri – lute, Carpe Diem 16255, AMOROSO

James Oswald (1711-1769), Ranunculus (Spring), Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow, Matthew Dixon – oboe, Dorian 80164, AIRS FOR THE SEASONS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), St. Matthew Passion: opening chorus, Part 1 last chorus, & Part 2 chorale, Concentus Musicus Vienna & Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec, 81036, ST. MATTHEW PASSION

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), The Nightingale in Love, Schmidt Verdery Duo, Benjamin Verdery – guitar, Rie Schmidt – flute, Newport Classics 60010, REVERIE: FRENCH MUSIC FOR FLUTE

Michele Mascitti (1664-1760), Psyche op.5 #12, Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi – violin, Virgin Veritas 45588, ITALIAN VIOLIN SONATAS

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Chatham Baroque

Chatham Baroque

Viola da gamba player Patricia Halverson, baroque violinist Andrew Fouts, and theorbo and baroque guitar player Scott Pauley are the core members of the Pittsburgh-based group Chatham Baroque. The ensemble specializes in innovative programming of both well-known and lesser known baroque music and musicians, and they promote their work through a thriving concert series, acclaimed recordings, and a well-established outreach program. The three outstanding musicians appreciate the great rapport they share, and are proud of Chatham Baroque’s continued growth and expansion. They chatted with Suzanne about their music and their successful business model. https://www.sundaybaroque.org/podcasts/CBinterview.mp3

Playlist 2019-02-03

Chinese New Year

This Week’s Links

Chinese New Year

Also a Music Lover: The Story of Yo-Yo Ma’s Sister

Yo-Yo Ma – cello

Yuja Wang – piano

Xuefei Yang – guitar

Jian Wang – cello

Li-wei Qin

First Hour

William Byrd (c.1540-1623), O Lux Beata Trinitas (O trinity of blessed light), The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, King’s College Cambridge KGS0024, BYRD MOTETS

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737), Sonata I in d, Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, Gwyn Roberts – alto recorder, Richard Stone – archlute, Chandos CHAN 0801, FRANCESCO MANCINI SOLOS FOR A FLUTE

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643), Toccata di durezze e ligature in F, David Greilsammer – piano, Sony, 86979 29692, DAVID GREILSAMMER BAROQUE CONVERSATIONS

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Deuxieme (2nd) Recreation de Musique op.8 (1737): excerpt, Four Nations Ensemble, Andrew Appel – dir. & harpsichord, Charles Brink – traverso, Krista Bennion Feeney – violin, Loretta O’Sullivan – cello, Orchid 100032, JEAN-MARIE LECLAIR

Johann Christoph Pezel (1639-1694), Ceremonial Brass Music, London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, ASV 6013, THE SPLENDOUR OF BAROQUE BRASS

Second Hour

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Pieces en concert: prelude & : air de diable, Camerata Salzburg, Jian Wang – cello, Deutsche Grammophon 99402, THE BAROQUE ALBUM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Trio Sonata #6 in G BWV530, Yo-Yo Ma – cello, Chris Thile – mandolin, Edgar Meyer – bass, Nonesuch 558933, BACH TRIOS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Trio sonata, Op 2 #5 in g HWV390, Zoltan Katona – guitar, Peter Katona – guitar, Li Wei Qin – cello, Channel Classics 14298, KATONA TWINS

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in E K380, Yuja Wang – piano, Deutsche Grammophon 4778795, TRANSFORMATIONS
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in G K.455, Yuja Wang – piano, Deutsche Grammophon B0016606, FANTASIA

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto in E BWV1042, Elias String Quartet, Xuefei Yang – guitar, EMI Classics 6 79018, XUEFEI YANG BACH CONCERTOS

Third Hour

Adrian Batten (c.1591-c.1637), O Sing Joyfully
Christopher Tye (1505-1573), Laudate Nomen (Praise the name…)
Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), Cantate Domino, Voices of Ascension, Dennis Keene, Delos 3165, BEYOND CHANT: MYSTERIES OF THE RENAISSANCE

Anonymous, Greensleeves to a Ground, Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall, Alia Vox 9820, OSTINATO

Lorenzini di Roma (late 16th c.), Fantasia, Paul O’Dette – lute, Harmonia Mundi 907068, LORD HERBERT OF CHERBURY’S LUTE BOOK

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755), Serenade, Concert Spirituel, Herve Niquet, Naxos 554456, BOISMORTIER FRENCH SERENADES

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1749), La Felicite, Les Delices, Debra Nagy – baroque oboe, Emily Walhout – viola da gamba, Scott Metcalfe – violin, Lisa Goode Crawford – harpsichord, Les Delices, LES DELICES THE TASTES REUNITED

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #6 in g op.6, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Philips 410049/50/51, HANDEL 12 CONCERTI GROSSI, OP.6

Fourth Hour

Bernardo Pisano (1490-1548), Chiare, fresche et dolci acque & Nova angeletta, Hilliard Ensemble, ECM New Series 2346, IL COR TRISTO

Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (attrib), Sonata in C (aka Bach’s BWV1037), Wilbert Hazelzet – flute, Jacques Ogg – harpsichord, Jaap ter Linden – cello, Glossa 2K0802, MUSIC BY BACH’S STUDENTS: KIRNBERGER, ABEL, KREBS, MUTHEL

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Suite from ABDELAZAR (Moor’s Revenge), London Brass, Teldec 18665, LONDON BRASS BAROQUE

Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710), Villanos in A, Espanoleta I & II in a, La Cavalleria de Napoles & Canarios, Andrew Schulman – guitar, Centaur 2033, THE BAROQUE STYLE (TRANSCRIPTIONS FOR 8-STRING GUITAR)

Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692-1766), Concerto #1 in G, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, DG (Argo) 410215, WASSENAER ATTRIB. PERGOLESI CONCERTI ARMONICI 1-6

Pierre Prowo (1697-1757) formerly attributed to Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Sonata a tre in d minor TWV 42:d10, Vicki Boeckman – recorder, John Holloway – violin, Jaap ter Linden – cello & viola da gamba, ClassicO 325, G.P. TELEMANN TRIO SONATAS WITH RECORDER

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